1. Statement by UW System Regent President Michael Falbo on Joint Finance Committee action:

    “We appreciate the Joint Finance Committee’s action today and the spirit of collaboration we have developed with its members and the legislature. With President Cross’s leadership, this new sense of partnership has helped us get to where we are today. It has also set a new standard and tone for how we can best serve

  2. Statement by UW System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents Vice President Regina Millner on the Joint Finance Committee’s proposed changes to shared governance and tenure:

    “When the Governor released his budget in January, the leadership of UW System and the Board of Regents spoke with one voice and immediately expressed our commitment to uphold the tenets of shared governance and tenure. Whether these important policies continued in statute or Board policy, we vowed they would live on. “We remain as

  3. Statement by University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross on proposed Joint Finance Committee motion

    “Today’s proposed action by the Joint Finance Committee represents a significant reduction in the cut to the UW System. I want to express my gratitude to these legislators as well as the others who have worked to reduce the cut and provide the System with needed flexibilities. “I know this has been a difficult budget

  4. Beverly A. Kopper named new chancellor of UW-Whitewater

    MADISON, Wis. – Beverly A. Kopper has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved Kopper’s appointment, following the recommendation made by a selection committee. Kopper will step into her new leadership post on July 1, 2015. Kopper has served as provost and

  5. UW System honors students for essays on the value of liberal education

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Raymond Cross has announced three undergraduate student winners of the annual UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition. Now in its 10th year, the competition was established to support and promote student learning and liberal education throughout the state’s public university system. This year’s essay prompt invited

  6. UW-Whitewater chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Whitewater. A 21-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Paul Ambrose, an Associate Professor of Information Technology and Supply Chain Management, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the

  7. 130 students to showcase undergraduate research at 12th Posters in the Rotunda

    The impact of exercise on balance in the aging population. The blurring line between human and artificial intelligence. The value of opera-outreach to young children getting their first taste of the genre and maybe even theatre itself. Those are just three of the undergraduate research and scholarly topics among the dozens that University of Wisconsin

  8. Six UW System faculty selected to lead grant project focused on student success

    MADISON, Wis. – Faculty leaders will work with educators across the University of Wisconsin System and the country to make student learning outcomes and proficiencies key measures of student success, leading to students who are better prepared for lives of work, civic engagement, and personal and social responsibility. Six UW System faculty members have been

  9. Statement by Ray Cross, President, UW System, on budget errata

    The Governor’s errata makes a number of welcome corrections to his budget proposal, including several key aspects of the public authority proposal and the preservation of the Wisconsin Idea. We appreciate his willingness to address these items. We are working with the legislature in a new spirit of openness, dialogue, and partnership to reduce the

  10. Regents approve selected tuition increases, recognize UW System’s outstanding teachers (news summary)

    UW System Board of Regents April Meeting, Day Two News Summary

    WAUKESHA – To bring its rates closer to competitive market rates, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday ratified targeted tuition increases for non-resident, graduate, and professional programs at selected institutions. At the meeting hosted by UW-Waukesha, the Regents approved tuition increases in selected non-resident, graduate, and professional programs at eight institutions: