1. Governor candidates to speak at Wisconsin Economic Summit III

    MADISON — The Republican and Democratic candidates for governor will outline their plans for growing the state’s economy at Wisconsin Economic Summit III. Gov. Scott McCallum, the Republican nominee, will speak to the statewide gathering of business, labor, government, education and non-profit leaders at 8:20 a.m. on Oct. 15. Democratic nominee James Doyle, Wisconsin’s attorney […]

  2. 2nd annual Brittingham Art Invitational showcases UW System artists

    MADISON — More than 60 works by University of Wisconsin System visual artists are currently on display as part of the 2nd annual Brittingham Art Invitational. The invitational features selected pieces of artwork by 44 art faculty and instructors from throughout the 26-campus university system, said UW System President Katharine C. Lyall. “The UW System […]

  3. Importance of Local Efforts to Wisconsin’s Economic Recovery

    Remarks at the Wisconsin Economic Development Association Conference By Jay L. Smith, Co-Chair, Wisconsin Economic Summit III Past President, UW System Board of Regents Chairman, JLS Investments Good morning. I was pleased to get this invitation to speak here at your fall conference. You are indeed the ground troops in the state’s fight for economic […]

  4. Collaboration key to Wisconsin economic success

    MILWAUKEE — Enhanced collaboration is central to ensuring Wisconsin’s economic future, University of Wisconsin System Regent Jay L. Smith told state economic development leaders Thursday (Sept. 26). “It is very important that we collaborate – across communities, across regions, and across the state,” Smith told participants at the fall conference of the Wisconsin Economic Development […]

  5. UW campuses score well in U.S. News college rankings

    MADISON- University of Wisconsin System campuses came way up the charts in the most recent U. S. News and World Report college rankings, according to reports released late Thursday. Half of the top master’s level public universities in the Midwest were UW campuses. The guide ranks UW-La Crosse third on the list. UW-Eau Claire ranks […]

  6. ‘Managing for Quality’

    Remarks to Board of Regents

    UW System President Katharine C. Lyall Welcome back to the new school year! This is a year in which we are all challenged to “manage for quality.” This year, more than ever, we need to be focused on our goals and attentive to our students. What does “managing for quality” mean? I would suggest three […]

  7. UW System steps up plans to manage quality to benefit graduates and Wisconsin’s future

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

    Day Two News Summary MADISON – The UW System will spend the next academic year focusing on managing quality on each UW campus, increasing student success and delivering more educated graduates for the state’s continued quality of life and the economic future of Wisconsin. In her remarks at the Sept. 13 board meeting in Madison, […]

  8. UW System generates $9.5 billion per year for Wisconsin’s economy

    UW System Board of Regents meeting

    Day One News Summary The University of Wisconsin System contributes $9.5 billion to the state’s economy each year, a return of nearly 10 times the amount the state invests in the university, according to a study released Thursday. David J. Ward, president of NorthStar Economics in Madison, illustrated for the Board of Regents at its […]

  9. UW System economic impact study highlights

    Based on the study by Northstar Economics, Inc.

    The University of Wisconsin System contributes $9.5 billion dollars to Wisconsin’s economy annually-5.5 percent of the state’s gross state product. UW System activities are responsible for 150,699 Wisconsin jobs, which is 5.5 percent of Wisconsin’s employed workforce. The UW System’s presence in the state generates $408 million dollars in state income and sales tax revenue […]

  10. UW System Board of Regents to honor Teaching Excellence Award winners

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the winners of the annual Regents Teaching Excellence Awards on Friday (Sept. 13) during a ceremony at a full board meeting in Madison. The 2002 Teaching Excellence Award winners are: Leonard Gambrell, professor of political science, UW-Eau Claire Keith Rice, professor of geography […]

  11. Study shows UW System has $9.5 billion economic impact

    MADISON-The University of Wisconsin System contributes $9.5 billion to the state’s economy each year, which is nearly a 10-fold return on Wisconsin’s investment in the university, according to a new study. Presented to the Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday (Sept. 12), the economic impact study also shows that the UW System has created […]

  12. President Lyall addresses employees during sixth annual convocation

    University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall held her sixth annual convocation for UW System employees on Friday (Sept. 6) at the Wisconsin State Historical Society on the UW-Madison campus. The following are her remarks. “Good morning. Thank you all for taking the time to get together. Once again, we come together at the […]