1. Statement by UW System President Katharine C. Lyall on the death of UW Centers Chancellor Lee E. Grugel

    MADISON — “The University of Wisconsin System family is deeply saddened by the sudden death of UW Centers Chancellor Lee E. Grugel early this morning, and shares in his loss with his wife, Frances, and children, Ann and Chris,” UW System President Katharine C. Lyall said Thursday. Chancellor Grugel, 56, died in his Madison home

  2. Governor Thompson to help launch internet-based information system for high school, UW, technical college students

    MILWAUKEE — Gov. Tommy G. Thompson today fulfilled a commitment made in his 1996 State-of-the-State address, as he teamed up with a Milwaukee Riverside High School senior in opening a new door of technology for all Wisconsin students. Gov. Thompson assisted as Kim-Lien Callies, 17, became the first Wisconsin high school senior to transmit a

  3. UW System operating budget for 1997-99 biennium focuses on technology improvements for students, state

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet here August 23 to consider a 1997-99 Biennial Budget that focuses on advancements in distance learning and instructional technology, and supports implementation of student-centered initiatives to improve academic advising, enhance affordability for minority and disadvantaged students, and increase access to high-demand Allied Health

  4. UW System capital budget supports goals of 21st century report

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System 1997-99 Capital Budget to be considered by the Board of Regents meeting here Aug. 23 has two primary objectives: to extend the life and maximize the use of existing facilities, and to provide facilities that support the System’s mission of teaching, research and public service into the 21st

  5. Four finalists named for position of chancellor at UW-Platteville; interviews scheduled June 25

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine Lyall today announced the names of four finalists for the position of chancellor of UW- Platteville. The names have been forwarded to the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-Platteville Chancellorship, chaired by Regent President Michael W. Grebe, which will interview the finalists June 25 in

  6. Grebe re-elected President of Board of Regents; Lubar re-elected Vice-President

    MILWAUKEE — Michael W. Grebe of Milwaukee was elected today to his third term as president of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents.Regent Sheldon B. Lubar of Milwaukee was re-elected to his third term as vice president of the board. Grebe and Lubar were first elected to their positions in June 1994. Grebe

  7. University of Wisconsin Regents will consider 1996-97 annual budget for 26-campus system

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee June 6-7, will be asked to approve the allocation of the UW System annual operating budget to the campuses for the 1996-97 academic term beginning July 1. The funds for the budget were appropriated by the Legislature and approved

  8. Dr. Thomas George recommended to Regents as next chancellor of University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

    MADISON — Dr. Thomas F. George, provost and academic vice president at Washington State University, has been recommended to the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents to become the 12th chancellor of UW- Stevens Point. The recommendation was made today by the Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-Stevens Point Chancellorship, which interviewed four