1. On-line registration now available for GWETC 2002

    The Governor’s Wisconsin Educational Technology Conference (GWETC) celebrates its 10th anniversary on October 8 – 10, 2002, at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison. On-line registration is available at www.gwetc.org. Attendees that register now save with an early-bird registration discount. GWETC is Wisconsin’s premier educational technology conference, attracting more than 1,500 educators from across the […]

  2. UW System graduates 28,000 students this year

    MADISON — Counting spring commencement exercises this month, the University of Wisconsin System will have graduated approximately 28,000 students during the 2001-02 academic year. UW System President Katharine Lyall said the infusion of these university graduates into the workforce underscores the importance of public higher education to Wisconsin’s economy. “This is why our universities are […]

  3. Friday Remarks to Board of Regents

    by UW System President Katharine C. Lyall

    I want to take this opportunity to say farewell and best wishes to United Council’s outgoing president, Maggie Brown, who has led United Council through a difficult but productive budget period and helped to make student needs and priorities clear as we develop UW budgets; I’ve enjoyed working with her and her staff. And “hello” […]

  4. Budget may force UW Colleges to turn away students

    UW System Board of Regents

    Day Two News Summary FOND DU LAC — For the first time ever, the UW Colleges may have to turn away qualified students if the university’s budget situation does not improve. UW Colleges Chancellor William Messner told the Board of Regents at its meeting Friday (May 10) at UW-Fond du Lac that the 13 freshman/sophomore […]

  5. University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

    Day One News Summary MENASHA — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents began its May 2002 meeting on Thursday at UW-Fox Valley with a detailed discussion of the university’s improvements in credits-to-degree, time-to-degree and graduation rates. Frank Goldberg, associate vice president of policy analysis and research, and Sharon Wilhelm, director of the Office […]

  6. UW System Board of Regents to meet in Menasha, Fond du Lac

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its May 2002 meeting on the UW Colleges campuses in Menasha and Fond du Lac this Thursday and Friday (May 9-10). The board will meet Thursday starting at 10:30 a.m. at UW-Fox Valley, 1478 Midway Rd. in Menasha. The board’s Friday meeting will […]

  7. UW System increases student success measures: credits-to-degree, time-to-degree, graduation rates all improve

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System’s efforts to strengthen quality and increase efficiency have substantially improved three key measures of student success-credits-to-degree, time-to-degree, and graduation rates, according to a new report. Produced by the UW System Office of Policy Analysis and Research, the report says the average number of credits UW System students attempt […]