1. Orr elected Regent President; Smith elected Vice President of UW System Board

    MADISON – Wausau resident San W. Orr, Jr. was elected today to a one-year term as president of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. He succeeds Sheldon B. Lubar, Milwaukee, who served as president since June 1997. Also today, Jay L. Smith, Middleton, was elected vice president, succeeding Orr. San Orr Jr., an

  2. Board of Regents honors two UW System academic staff members for ‘Excellence’

    MADISON – Kris McGrew, director of the statewide UW-Extension Higher Education Location Program (HELP), and Jim Vance, director of the American Ethnic Coordinating Office at UW-Eau Claire, are recipients of the first UW System Board of Regents Administrative and Professional Academic Staff Excellence Award. McGrew and Vance each received a $5,000 award at the June