1. National higher education ‘report card’ gives high marks to State of Wisconsin

    MILWAUKEE — “Measuring Up 2000,” a major report released today by the California-based National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, gives high marks to colleges and universities in Wisconsin, says Katharine Lyall, president of the University of Wisconsin System. “We are very pleased with Wisconsin’s high grades,” said Lyall. “It is heartening to see […]

  2. Program finalized for Wisconsin Economic Summit; ‘white papers’ and feedback available on website

    MADISON — The program has been finalized for the Wisconsin Economic Summit, scheduled for November 29-December 1 at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee under the auspices of the University of Wisconsin System, the Board of Regents and other groups. More than 500 persons are now registered for the meeting, according to Laurie Dies, summit […]

  3. Provost John D. Wiley named Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

    MADISON — Dr. John D. Wiley, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was today named chancellor of the university, effective January 1, 2001. Wiley will become UW-Madison’s 27th leader, succeeding David Ward, who announced in March that he would step down as chancellor at the end of 2000 after […]

  4. UW System Board of Regents to hear special presentations at November meeting on national perspectives, K-12 education

    MADISON – Two nationally prominent speakers will make special presentations to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents when it meets next week in Madison. Terry Hartle, senior vice president and director of the Division of Government and Public Affairs for the American Council on Education (ACE), will speak on “National Perspectives on Higher […]

  5. UW System Board of Regents to hold forum on trust fund investments November 9

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its annual public forum on UW Trust Fund investments next Thursday, November 9 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in Room 4151 of Grainger Hall on the UW-Madison campus. The forum will include a presentation on Trust Fund proxy voting guidelines, including a summary […]