1. Republican Conference Committee proposal

    Statement by Katharine C. Lyall, President, University of Wisconsin System

    “We have not had a chance to study in great detail the proposal today from the Republicans on the conference committee. We welcome the movement to restore some funding to the UW System. But it appears the proposal would still leave the university with an $86 million cut, which would require significant downsizing of faculty […]

  2. Regents announce Academic Staff Excellence Awards

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System academic staff members from UW-Eau Claire and UW-Stevens Point are the recipients of the 2002 Regents Academic Staff Award for Excellence. The recipients are Katherine S. Schneider, senior psychologist and coordinator of training in UW-Eau Claire’s Counseling Services Program, and Robert M. Korth, a lake management specialist at UW-Stevens […]

  3. Remarks to Board of Regents

    University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall

    Report on status of Fall 2002 admissions process Following Board of Regents’ action last month, our institutions have resumed their regular admissions processes. At the time of the admissions freeze, systemwide, we had admitted about 124,100 FTE (full-time equivalency) or about 94 percent of our planned target for Fall 2002. Institutions have been authorized to […]

  4. Admissions update/President’s report

    UW System Board of Regents

    Day Two News Summary Admissions Update/President’s Report UW System President Katharine Lyall presented an update on the status of admissions during her report at Friday’s Board of Regents meeting. Lyall informed the board that UW institutions have admitted about half of the 5,500 full-time students authorized by the board last month when it lifted the […]

  5. The UW System Budget: An Overview

    Remarks by Jay L. Smith, President

    Good morning. We want to bring you up to date on the budget situation. It’s certainly been an interesting month. We very much appreciate the Governor’s help and the Senate pledge to restore funding from the cuts made in the Assembly version of the budget repair bill. The Senate is expected to vote tomorrow to […]

  6. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

    Day One News Summary he University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents began its April 2002 meeting on Thursday (April 4) with an overview of the UW System budget, options regarding building the UW System’s resource base, the success of UW System libraries, and several other items. The following is a summary of Thursday’s Regents […]

  7. Regents announce UW System Partnership Awards

    MADISON — In recognition of the thousands of individuals and organizations that make extraordinary contributions to University of Wisconsin institutions, the UW Board of Regents has instituted a new Partnership Award, on the occasion of the UW System’s 30th anniversary. Each campus nominates a recipient for this award to acknowledge an extraordinary contribution to the […]

  8. Reaction to Senate Caucus action

    UW System statements

    Statement by Jay L. Smith President, University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents “We are very appreciative of the action by the Senate Democratic Caucus today to restore $41.7 million of the $61.9 million reduction to the UW budget recommended by the Joint Finance Committee. It is a strong statement of priorities that recognizes the […]