1. Search and screen committee named for UW-Oshkosh chancellor position

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine Lyall has appointed a 17-member campus/community committee to begin the search for a successor to Chancellor John Kerrigan. Kerrigan announced in February that he plans to step down August 31 after 10 years at UW-Oshkosh. Lyall met with the committee March 29 and outlined her expectations for

  2. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents to meet April 6-7 at Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison

    Includes joint meeting with Wisconsin Technical College System MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next regular meeting Thursday and Friday, April 6-7 at the Pyle Center, UW-Extension conference facility, on the UW-Madison campus, 702 Langdon Street. Highlighting the agenda is a joint meeting between the University of Wisconsin

  3. Finalists named for position of chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Extension

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the names of four finalists for the position of chancellor of UW-Extension. The names have been forwarded to the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-Extension Chancellor Search, chaired by Regent Guy Gottschalk. Other committee members are Regents Jonathan Barry, Patrick Boyle

  4. U.S. Supreme Court upholds free speech in Southworth case, UW leaders say

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin leaders said they were pleased with Wednesday’s Supreme Court decision that public colleges and universities can use money from student fees to finance the campus groups of their choosing. “I am tremendously gratified that the Supreme Court has upheld the right of students to allocate their fee money democratically,” said

  5. UW System accounting graduates ranked top in the nation

    MADISON — Accounting students at University of Wisconsin System institutions continue to rank in the top of the nation for passing the uniform CPA Examination, according to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy’s (NASBA) 1999 edition of Candidate Performance on the Uniform CPA Examination. The highly competitive professional licensure exams for certified public

  6. Wanat appointed as vice-chancellor of UW-Milwaukee

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin Board of Regents today approved the appointment of John Wanat as vice-chancellor of academic affairs and provost of UW-Milwaukee, effective July 1. After a national search, UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher selected Wanat to succeed Kenneth Watters, who will retire this summer after 30 years at UWM. Wanat’s salary will

  7. Dr. Ann Lydecker of Bridgewater State College named next chancellor of UW-River Falls

    MADISON – Dr. Ann Lydecker, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Bridgewater (MA) State College, was today named the 14th chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, effective August 1. The appointment was made by the UW System Board of Regents during its meeting in Madison. The Board acted on the recommendation of

  8. UW System Board of Regents approve salary adjustments for System president, vice presidents and campus leadership

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Friday approved salary adjustments for chancellors and provosts of 15 UW System institutions, four UW System officers and President Katharine C. Lyall. “While the salaries we approved fall short of what peer institutions in other states are paying their executives, we have taken a step

  9. Brown named senior consultant for learning technologies research and development

    MADISON – Judy Brown, emerging technology analyst for the Wisconsin Technical College System, has been named senior consultant for learning technologies research and development at UW System, effective March 27. Brown will work on partnership development, research and assessment, planning and procurement, and coordination and communication for learning technology. Among her specific duties will be