1. 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 if they had it to do over again. These are some of the findings of a new survey, conducted in October 2000 and released this

  2. 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 was recently named president of Towson (MD) University. The committee will be chaired by Scott Furlong, associate professor of public and environmental affairs. He will

  3. 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 highest ethical standards.” The full board acted on a resolution forwarded yesterday by its Business and Finance Committee. On Thursday, the committee heard a presentation

  4. 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 access to education” in its admissions policies. The board’s restatement of its commitment to diversity followed an update on the progress of Plan 2008, the

  5. 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 advanced last month by Governor Scott McCallum. In introducing the budget item, Regent President Jay L. Smith noted that Governor McCallum had been supportive of

  6. 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 charges were advanced with probable cause, the record . . does not support a dismissal for cause.” The faculty member, John Marder, is a tenured,

  7. 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 Enhance Undergraduate Teaching and Learning. The Hesburgh Awards are sponsored by TIAA-CREF and presented at the annual meeting of the American Council on Education (ACE).

  8. 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, during the first-ever “UW Day” celebration in Madison on Wednesday. Four companies and two foundations have agreed to provide support for the celebration of the

  9. 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 the next chancellor of the university. The full board will act on the recommendation at its March 9 meeting in Madison. The appointment would be