1. UW-River Falls Chancellor Gary Thibodeau named interim Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at UW System

    MADISON — Gary A. Thibodeau, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls since 1985, has been named interim senior vice president for academic affairs at UW System in Madison. The appointment is effective August 1. Thibodeau, 61, announced last summer that he would be stepping down this year at UW-River Falls. His successor, Ann Lydecker […]

  2. UW System President Katharine Lyall to address Nicolet Area Technical College graduates

    MADISON – UW System President Katharine C. Lyall will deliver the spring commencement address at Nicolet Area Technical College in Rhinelander, Saturday, May 20. It is the first time a UW System president has addressed a graduating class at one of Wisconsin’s 16 technical colleges. Lyall’s remarks will touch on the level of cooperation and […]

  3. President Katharine Lyall appoints committee for UW-Madison chancellor search

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the appointment of a 21-member committee to search for a successor to UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward, who will step down on December 31. The committee will be chaired by Bernice Durand, professor of physics and outgoing chair of the UW-Madison University Committee. In […]

  4. UW-La Crosse chancellor stepping down to head California’s Fielding Institute

    MADISON — Judith L. Kuipers, who has led the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse for almost a decade, is leaving to become president of the prestigious Fielding Institute, located in Santa Barbara, California. The appointment is effective August 1. In making the announcement today, UW System President Katharine C. Lyall described Kuipers as “among the most […]

  5. UW System enrollment plan keeps access rates high for high school grads and expands services to adults

    PLATTEVILLE — A comprehensive strategy that balances University of Wisconsin System enrollments and resources to best serve students and the state was presented to the Board of Regents for a first reading today at their meeting on the UW-Platteville campus. “The plan allows us to maintain quality, ensure continued high access rates for Wisconsin high […]