1. 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 the University of Wisconsin System and the Board of Regents, in cooperation with business and government leaders from throughout the state. The theme of this

  2. 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 of Wisconsin. On Thursday, the UW System will observe its “pearl” anniversary with a dinner at the Milwaukee Public Museum. More than 300 persons are

  3. 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 available on-line. Two all-regents-invited sessions are planned Thursday, starting at 10:30 a.m. A brief progress report on “Plan 2008,” the UW System’s 10-year initiative to