1. 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 graduates will stay in Wisconsin, and more than 98 percent of them will find employment. The study indicates that more than 81 percent of Wisconsin-resident

  2. 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 affairs with the UW System, effective July 16. The appointment was announced by Al Beaver, interim senior vice president for academic affairs. In his new

  3. 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 1994, was recently appointed president of Towson University in Maryland. He begins his new duties there on July 1. The search for a permanent successor

  4. 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 may be of interest to local, regional and state reporters, including: Dedication of the UW-River Falls Distinguished Teachers Recognition Wall Lobby, 11 a.m. Thursday, Walker

  5. 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, will begin his new position June 11 and lead the university’s e-learning support organization until a permanent director is hired. The current director, Michael Offerman,

  6. 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 university, based in Minneapolis. “Mike Offerman has been a tremendous leader in the online education field, both in Wisconsin and nationally, and this appointment is