1. President Cross: Wisconsin Technology Council report reaffirms UW System’s critical role as economic driver

    University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross said a report released by the Wisconsin Technology Council this week strengthens the case for supporting higher education given its critical role as an economic driver in the state. As part of its findings, the report, “The Value of Higher Education to Wisconsin’s Economy,” reaffirms that further cuts

  2. Statement from University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross

    “Today, I have the honor of participating in a celebration at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, marking its recent designation as one of the country’s top-tier research universities. This honor is the result of and a tribute to years of hard work, innovative thinking, collaborative partnerships and the commitment of so many people. This is the

  3. UW System President Cross, Regents President Millner on May 2 UW-Madison Faculty Senate resolution

    President Ray Cross: “While I respect the right of the UW-Madison Faculty Senate to voice its concerns, I disagree with the resolution approved today. As president of the System and a faculty member, it is critically important that I advocate for UW-Madison and all UW System institutions. My role also requires me to work in

  4. UW System weighs in on FLSA changes

    A joint letter on behalf of University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and all 14 UW System Chancellors requests that the White House and Office of Management and Budget reconsider proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act regulations related to overtime compensation. As applied to the UW System, the proposed sharp increases to

  5. 140 students to showcase undergraduate research at 13th annual Posters in the Rotunda

    Exploring Snapchat as a dynamic tool for social exchange in persons with language impairment. The direct effect of cycling on neuromuscular control of running in triathletes. Monitoring carbon dioxide and methane levels above active and retired landfills. Those are just three of the undergraduate research and scholarly topics among the dozens that University of Wisconsin

  6. Regent President Millner calls for UW System task force to focus on ensuring quality college experience for all students (day 2 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Board of Regents President Regina Millner called Friday for the creation of a University of Wisconsin System task force to evaluate the overall college experience of UW students – with a particular focus on underrepresented minority students. The task force will also be asked to provide recommendations for improvements, as needed.

  7. UW System Regent President announces task force to examine underrepresented minority students’ experiences

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Regina Millner called Friday for the creation of a UW System task force to evaluate the overall college experience of UW students – with a particular focus on underrepresented minority students. The task force will also be asked to provide recommendations for improvements,

  8. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Green Bay has had several reasons to dance over the last month, a couple of which you may have heard about. Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams were named Horizon League champions and earned an invitation to NCAA Tournament. This marked the first time since

  9. Regents updated on student health, well-being and safety factors that impact college success (day 1 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – Student success in college is impacted by a myriad of factors, including student health, well-being and safety, according to a report presented Thursday to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. “It is a vital part of our commitment to students in the UW System that we meet their needs both

  10. UW System President Ray Cross on Board of Regents Education Committee approval of UW-Madison tenure policies

    “The UW-Madison faculty tenure policies and procedures approved today by the Board of Regents Education Committee protect the principles of academic freedom and sustain the University’s standing in a competitive, global marketplace for faculty expertise. I appreciate the efforts of Chancellor Blank, Provost Mangelsdorf and the UW-Madison faculty in helping develop a policy that comports