1. 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 year to demonstrate how the UW System can help energize Wisconsin’s long-term growth in the new economy. The recent, highly successful, Wisconsin Economic Summit underscored

  2. 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 to the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-La Crosse Chancellor Search, chaired by Regent Jonathan Barry, which will interview the finalists in Madison

  3. ‘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 Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison. “UW Day: Building Wisconsin’s Future,” is the title of the event, which was introduced by UW System

  4. 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 applicants to demonstrate that they’ve taken a state or local graduation test prior to admission. “There are so many questions about this,” said Smith, “and

  5. 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, a long-time member of Congress from Wisconsin’s Third District, will speak to the Board at 11:45 a.m. in 1820 Van Hise Hall. The topic of