1. Report: One-third of Wisconsin high school graduates go right on to the University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON – For one third of the Wisconsin high school Class of 1999, the next step after graduating was enrolling at a campus of the University of Wisconsin System. This 33% access rate is among the highest in the nation, according to a report to be presented at the next UW System Board of Regents

  2. Wisconsin Economic Summit regional sessions scheduled; registration and hotel information now available on-line

    MADISON – Regional “listening sessions” have been scheduled in preparation for the Wisconsin Economic Summit, set for November 29-December 1 at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee under the auspices of the University of Wisconsin System and a number of statewide partners. The listening sessions, hosted by members of regional committees, will give a wide

  3. Deborah Durcan named vice president for finance with the University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON — Deborah A. Durcan, acting vice president for finance with the University of Wisconsin (UW) System, has been named to the position on a permanent basis, effective September 1. As vice president, Durcan is responsible for all finance, internal audit, trust funds and related business functions of the UW System. She also serves as

  4. U.S. Department of Education awards $1 million grant to University of Wisconsin System for migrant worker project

    MADISON – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Wisconsin System a four-year grant for $1.0 million through the federal Learning Anytime Anywhere Partnerships (LAAP) program. The grant will help develop partnerships that will provide on-line educational and career exploration programming and services to migrant farm workers and their high school-age children

  5. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents presents annual Teaching Excellence Awards

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today presented three Teaching Excellence Awards at its regular meeting in Madison. The recipients are two individual faculty members and one department. Each received an inscribed plaque and a check for $5,000, to be used for professional development purposes. This year’s recipients are: Professor Joan

  6. Statement by UW System President Katharine Lyall

    I have responded to Secretary Lightbourn’s letter regarding the University of Wisconsin System budget this afternoon. The budget that was passed by our Board of Regents on August 25 is an investment plan for the state. Its development took seven months of work and countless hours of consultation, not only with the state but also