1. UW System Board of Regents to consider deferring implementation of high school graduation test requirement

    header 2 header 3 header 4 header 5 MADISON — The Education Committee of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will consider a resolution on Thursday that would […]

  2. UW System Board of Regents Meet Dec. 6-7 in Madison

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its regular monthly meeting Dec. 6-7 in Van Hise Hall on the UW-Madison campus.  Please view the full […]

  3. UW System Board of Regents meet Dec. 6-7 in Madison

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its regular monthly meeting Dec. 6-7 in Van Hise Hall on the UW-Madison campus. Please view the full […]

  4. UW System’s David Olien receives national award for dedication to advancing the needs of colleges and universities

    MADISON — David W. Olien, senior vice president for administration with the University of Wisconsin System, was today named the 2001 recipient of the national Marvin D. “Swede” Johnson Achievement […]

  5. Wisconsin Economic Summit II features keynote speaker Daniel Burrus; registration still available

    MADISON — It’s not too late to register on-line for Wisconsin Economic Summit II, to be held Nov. 26-27 at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee. The process is simple […]

  6. Wisconsin Economic Summit II participants include Governor, Lt. Governor, members of Congress, state legislators

    MADISON — Among the participants at Wisconsin Economic Summit II on Nov. 26-27 at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee will be a number of senior elected officials. Governor Scott […]

  7. UW System Board of Regents sets executive salaries for 2001-02

    MADISON — The Executive Committee of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, meeting via teleconference, today approved annual salary levels for the chancellors, vice chancellors and senior officers […]

  8. Wisconsin Bankers Association members support upcoming Wisconsin Economic Summit II

    MADISON — Twenty-nine members of the Wisconsin Bankers Association have committed a total of $51,500 to help underwrite the cost of Wisconsin Economic Summit II, to be held Nov. 26-27 […]

  9. UW System Board of Regents to meet Nov. 8-9 in Madison

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its regular monthly meeting Nov. 8-9 in Van Hise Hall on the UW-Madison campus. A complete agenda for […]

  10. Wisconsin Economic Summit II in November will focus on an ‘economy at the crossroads’

    MADISON — Final plans are taking shape for the second Wisconsin Economic Summit, to be held Nov. 26-27, at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee. The summit is sponsored by […]

  11. University of Wisconsin System observes 30th anniversary of merger

    MADISON — Thirty years ago this week, on Oct. 12, 1971, the statewide University of Wisconsin System was created by the merger of the Wisconsin State Universities and the University […]

  12. UW System Board of Regents to meet Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4-5 at UW-Eau Claire

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next regular meeting Thursday and Friday, Oct. 4-5, at the UW-Eau Claire campus. The full agenda is […]

  13. University of Wisconsin System to cancel classes Friday afternoon in observance of ‘National Day of Prayer and Remembrance’

    MADISON — UW System President Katharine Lyall today announced that all classes at all campuses will be canceled Friday afternoon, September 14, starting at noon, in observance of the “National […]

  14. Brittingham Art Invitational features talent of UW System artists

    MADISON — The works of University of Wisconsin System visual artists will be on display starting Monday (Sept. 10) to April 8, 2002, as part of the first Brittingham Art […]

  15. UW System Board of Regents to meet September 6-7 in Madison

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next regular meeting Thursday and Friday, Sept. 6-7, in Van Hise Hall on the UW-Madison campus. A […]

  16. University of Wisconsin System responds positively to Governor’s budget actions

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine Lyall says she is pleased with today’s actions by Governor Scott McCallum concerning the 2001-03 state budget. “From our perspective, this budget […]

  17. Shepard named chancellor at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    MADISON — W. Bruce Shepard, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Eastern Oregon University, was today named the fourth chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Shepard’s appointment […]

  18. Statement by Jay L. Smith, president University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

    “With the support we have received today, the UW System at every campus will be better positioned to help advance the state economy by enrolling more students and producing more […]

  19. Statement by Katharine C. Lyall, president University of Wisconsin System

    “Congratulations to the Conference Committee for reaching an agreement on the biennial budget that invests in Wisconsin’s economic future. We are pleased that the conferees were able to agree that […]

  20. Finalists named for position of chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall has announced the names of four finalists for the position of chancellor of UW-Green Bay. The names have been forwarded […]

  21. UW System Board of Regents to set 2001-02 tuition levels at Thursday’s meeting

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet Thursday, July 12, to adopt the annual operating budget and set tuition levels for 2001-02. The meeting begins […]

  22. University leaders praise State Senate action on higher education budget

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System leaders today praised the Wisconsin State Senate for its passage of a state budget that includes major investments that will enable more students to […]

  23. Statements concerning today’s action by the State Senate majority caucus

    Katharine Lyall, President, University of Wisconsin System “In addition to what the Governor and Joint Finance Committee have already proposed, funding for our statewide Economic Stimulus Package remains the UW […]

  24. Massachusetts educator Cora B. Marrett named chief academic officer of the University of Wisconsin System

    MILWAUKEE — Cora Bagley Marrett, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst for the past four years, was today named chief academic officer of […]

  25. Board of Regents concludes dismissal proceedings against UW-Superior professor John Marder

    MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, meeting today at Milwaukee’s Miller Park, voted to dismiss UW-Superior professor John Marder. After meeting in closed session, the board […]

  26. UW System Board of Regents to meet at UW-Milwaukee, Miller Park June 7-8

    MADISON-The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next meeting Thursday and Friday, June 7-8, at UW-Milwaukee and Miller Park, home of the Milwaukee Brewers. Several items […]

  27. UW System seeks to further strengthen Wisconsin PK-16 education

    MADISON — Strengthening the way teachers are trained is one of the key strategies of a proposed University of Wisconsin System plan to further improve the state public education system […]

  28. UW System, Wisconsin Technical Colleges improve opportunities for nursing transfers, address critical health care need

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) will sign an agreement Thursday that will improve transfer opportunities and help address the state’s critical […]

  29. Most Wisconsin-resident UW System alumni remain in the state after graduation, study shows

    MADISON — An estimated 27,000 students received degrees this year at campuses throughout the University of Wisconsin System. According to a new report, the great majority of new bachelor’s degree […]

  30. Ronald Singer named associate vice president for academic affairs with the University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON — Ronald M. Singer, associate vice chancellor for planning, budget and resource allocation and graduate dean at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, has been named associate vice president for academic […]

  31. William Kuepper named interim chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    MADISON — William Kuepper, vice chancellor and provost emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, has been named interim chancellor, effective July 1. Mark Perkins, chancellor at UW-Green Bay since […]

  32. UW System Board of Regents to meet at River Falls May 10-11

    MADISON-The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next meeting Thursday and Friday, May 10-11, on the campus of UW-River Falls. Several items on the board’s agenda […]

  33. David J. Ward named interim director of UW System Learning Innovations

    MADISON – David J. Ward, former senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin System, has been named interim director of UW System Learning Innovations. Ward, 58, […]

  34. Learning Innovations founder to become president of Capella University

    MADISON — Michael Offerman, the founding leader of the University of Wisconsin System’s Learning Innovations Center, has been recruited as the new president of Capella University, the world’s largest online […]

  35. UW System Board of Regents committee to hold hearing in dismissal case

    MADISON — The Personnel Matters Review Committee of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold a hearing Tuesday, May 1, in the dismissal proceedings against UW-Superior faculty […]

  36. Statement by UW System President Katharine Lyall concerning UW-Madison’s NCAA infractions self report

    “Throughout this long process, UW-Madison officials have handled the investigation with the seriousness it deserves. Today’s report is a thorough analysis of a very complex subject. While we cannot predict […]

  37. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents announces Academic Staff Regents Award for Excellence

    MADISON — Academic staff members from UW-Milwaukee and UW-Marathon County have each been named recipients of the 2001 Academic Staff Regents Award for Excellence. The awards were presented today during […]

  38. Statement from Katharine Lyall on the appointment of David Ward as president of the American Council on Education

    MADISON — Katharine Lyall, president of the University of Wisconsin System, issued the following statement today concerning the appointment of former UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward as president of the American […]

  39. University of Wisconsin System freshmen are satisfied with campus experience, new survey research shows

    MADISON — Nearly three out of four new freshmen at University of Wisconsin (UW) System campuses are enjoying the experience of campus life, and 80% would attend the same institution […]

  40. President Katharine Lyall appoints committee for UW-Green Bay chancellor search

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the appointment of a 19-member committee to search for a successor to UW-Green Bay Chancellor Mark Perkins, who […]

  41. UW System Board of Regents adopts resolution supporting continued human embryonic stem cell research

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today adopted a resolution strongly supporting “the continuation of human embryonic stem cell research that is conducted according to the […]

  42. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents reaffirms commitment to diversity

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday, March 9, reaffirmed its longstanding commitment to diversity and “to the goals of achieving equality of opportunity and […]

  43. UW System Board of Regents commits to additional economic stimulus budget proposal

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Thursday adopted a resolution endorsing an “Economic Stimulus Package,” a two-year supplement to the UW System biennial operating budget proposal […]

  44. UW System Regent committee recommends discontinuation of dismissal proceeding against UW-Superior faculty member

    MADISON — The Personnel Matters Review Committee of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, concerning the possible dismissal of a UW-Superior faculty member, today recommended that “while the […]

  45. UW System’s Women and Science Program receives national Hesburgh Certificate of Excellence

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System’s Women and Science Program received a Certificate of Excellence recently as part of the nationwide Theodore M. Hesburgh Award for Faculty Development to […]

  46. Six sponsors supporting ‘UW Day,’ Wednesday’s celebration of the University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON — More than 600 friends of the UW System will make visits to their state legislators, and an estimated 2,000 guests will attend an evening reception at Monona Terrace, […]

  47. Special Regent committee recommends Dr. Douglas Hastad as next chancellor of University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    MADISON — Dr. Douglas N. Hastad, interim chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse since June 2000, has been recommended to the UW System Board of Regents for appointment as […]

  48. Statement by Katharine Lyall in response to Governor’s budget proposal for 2001-03

    The following statement by Katharine Lyall, president of the University of Wisconsin System, was released today following Governor Scott McCallum’s biennial budget address: “We have worked hard during the past […]

  49. Finalists named for position of chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the names of four finalists for the position of chancellor of UW-La Crosse. The names have been forwarded […]

  50. ‘UW Day: Building Wisconsin’s Future’ will celebrate, demonstrate value of public higher education March 7

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System today announced plans to host a major celebration of public higher education on Wednesday, March 7 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. at the […]

  51. Board of Regents committee to review making high school graduation test an admissions requirement

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Jay L. Smith today asked the Board’s Education Committee to study further the issue of requiring Wisconsin high school student […]

  52. University of Wisconsin System to seek more federal funds for education, research

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hear a special presentation on Systemwide federal government relations tomorrow during its regular monthly meeting in Madison. Steve Gunderson, […]

  53. Statement by UW System President Katharine Lyall

    Katharine Lyall, president of the University of Wisconsin System, issued the following statement today in advance of Governor Thompson’s final “State of the State” Address. “It’s been my privilege to […]