1. UW System announces statewide economic summit; will help to create a strategic plan for Wisconsin in the “New Economy”

    Madison — The University of Wisconsin System and the Board of Regents, in partnership with a variety of interested parties across Wisconsin, will host a statewide economic summit later this year to help create a strategic plan for Wisconsin in the “New Economy.” The major initiative will identify opportunities and strategies for strengthening Wisconsin’s place

  2. Founder and managing director of women’s venture capital fund to speak

    MADISON — Patty Abramson, the founder and managing director of a venture capital fund established to invest in women-owned or managed growth companies will speak on the creation of venture funds supporting women entrepreneurs at The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, on Tuesday, June 20 at 2:30 p.m. The talk, sponsored by the Wisconsin Small

  3. Smith elected Regent President; Randall elected Vice President of UW System Board of Regents

    MILWAUKEE – Jay L. Smith, Middleton, was today elected to a one-year term as president of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. He succeeds San Orr, Jr., Wausau, who served as president since June 1998. The action was taken during the monthly meeting of the board, held this morning on the UW-Milwaukee campus.

  4. New foundation to foster application of university research

    MILWAUKEE — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today (06/09/00), at the UW System Board of Regents meeting, announced a new program that will enable all UW campuses to harness the commercial potential of their research discoveries. The project will support the commercialization of university inventions working with a new subsidiary of the

  5. UW Regents look to set quality standards for distance education courses and programs

    Madison — As more students, particularly working adult students, turn to distance education courses and programs to continue learning and improve skills, the University of Wisconsin System is setting standards to assure these programs and student support services are of high quality. The Board of Regents Thursday will take action on a policy document which

  6. Tuition freeze and funding for key priorities included in UW System annual budget

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall will present the UW System’s 2000-01 annual operating budget, which includes a tuition freeze for resident undergraduates, to the Board of Regents at their June 8 meeting held in Milwaukee. “This budget reflects the priorities of our 1999-2001 budget request that was approved by the

  7. UW Board of Regents set to review new accountability measures for UW System

    Madison — The yardstick by which the University of Wisconsin System measures its progress toward achieving excellence will change if the Board of Regents Friday (06/09/00) accepts the recommendations of a task force charged with creating new accountability measures for the UW System. In 1993, an Accountability Task Force recommended 18 performance indicators that formed