1. Special Regents committee recommends Dr. Ann Lydecker as next chancellor of University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    MADISON — Dr. Ann M. Lydecker, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bridgewater (MA) State College, has been recommended to the University of Wisconsin (UW) System Board of Regents for appointment as the next chancellor of UW-River Falls. The full board will act on the recommendation at its March 10 meeting. The appointment

  2. Henkes named special assistant for business outreach, economic development

    MADISON — In recognition of the crucial role higher education will play in building Wisconsin’s economic future, UW System President Katharine Lyall has named Jonathan Henkes as special assistant for business outreach and economic development. In his new position, Henkes will work with UW institutions and the business community to promote partnerships that enhance Wisconsin’s

  3. UW System ‘Library of the 21st Century’ links all campus libraries

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System’s 21st century library made its debut at the Board of Regents meeting this Friday, February 11, when a “virtual ribbon cutting” officially opened the new, systemwide automated library system. Board of Regents President San Orr and UW System President Katharine C. Lyall were joined by four state legislators

  4. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    President Katharine C. Lyall Welcome to the first Regents meeting of the new millennium! As I’ve reflected on this milestone, it seems to me that the UW System is well-positioned to meet the challenges of the future. We continue to serve nearly one-third of Wisconsin high school graduates-one of the highest access rates in the

  5. UW System President Lyall to present recommendations on the status of women

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall will respond to the recommendations and findings of a new study on the status of women students, faculty and administrators in the UW System at the Board of Regents meeting, Friday, February 11. The systemwide study was co-chaired by Associate Vice Chancellor Betsy Draine (UW-Madison)

  6. Finalists named for position of chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the names of the five finalists for the position of chancellor of UW-River Falls. The names have been forwarded to the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-River Falls Chancellor Search, chaired by Regent Toby Marcovich, which will interview the finalists on