1. Four University of Wisconsin System professors earn Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards

    MADISON – Four University of Wisconsin System professors have been awarded the 2002 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards. The annual awards go to four outstanding teachers from UW System campuses located within the Alliant service area. This year’s recipients are: James Ferris, Associate Faculty Associate, Communication Arts, UW-Madison Ronald Wallace, Professor, English, UW-Madison […]

  2. Defense bill includes funding for Wisconsin Academic Co-Lab

    MADISON — The defense appropriations bill that President Bush has signed into law includes $1 million for a Wisconsin initiative designed to help colleges and universities nationwide better share learning materials electronically. Headed by the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System, the Academic Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Co-Laboratory serves as the […]

  3. Remarks to the Speaker’s Task Force on State Budget Review

    University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall Thank you for this opportunity to describe the UW System budget, how we use it to serve the state, and the challenges we face as these resources change. With me today are Chancellor Lydecker (UW-River Falls), Chancellor Messner (UW Colleges), Chancellor Reilly (UW-Extension), and student Regent Tommie […]

  4. Wisconsin Economic Summit III to focus on ‘Taking Steps to Move Wisconsin Forward’

    MADISON — Wisconsin Economic Summit III, hosted by the University of Wisconsin System, will take place next Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 14-16, at the Midwest Express Center in Milwaukee. Participants in this year’s summit, titled “Taking Steps to Move Wisconsin Forward,” will focus on action, accountability and results as the state works to propel its economy toward […]

  5. Making the Grade: Chancellor gives entire campus a report card

    WHITEWATER — Few things are more ingrained in the fabric of academic life than letter grades, which are parceled out to every student in every class at every turn of the academic calendar. Yet here’s a different twist: A report card for an entire university, given out by the chancellor to a “class” of 1,114 […]

  6. UW System resources stretched thin by increased fall enrollments

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October 2002 Meeting, UW-Whitewater Day Two News Summary WHITEWATER – Recent budget cuts and above-target fall enrollments have challenged the University of Wisconsin System to educate what amounts to 11,000 more students than expected, UW System President Katharine C. Lyall told the Board of Regents at a Friday […]

  7. UW System works to gain federal dollars through communication with Congress

    MADISON- The University of Wisconsin System works to communicate the needs of its campuses to Wisconsin’s congressional delegation, and at the same time, shares national priorities with campuses so they can position themselves to more successfully compete for federal dollars, according to a report given Thursday to the UW System Board of Regents. As part […]

  8. Diversity, disability programs hone student success at UW-Whitewater

    WHITEWATER – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater programs serving disabled and culturally diverse students are delivering not just opportunity, but successful outcomes in retention, graduation and job placement. Those programs were presented Thursday (Oct. 10) to the Education Committee of the UW System Board of Regents, which is holding its Oct. 10-11 meeting on the UW-Whitewater campus. […]

  9. New Business and Economics building would benefit entire university

    WHITEWATER – The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is anxiously awaiting final approval for plans to construct a new state of the art business building, currently No. 4 on the UW System building priority list. Projected costs of the new Business and Economics building will be $30.5 million, including approximately $3.5 million in private fundraising by the […]

  10. University of Wisconsin System campuses join national service-learning initiative

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October 2002 Meeting, UW-Whitewater Day One News Summary WHITEWATER — Students at University of Wisconsin System campuses will benefit from expanded opportunities to use skills they learn in the classroom to solve challenges in community settings as part of a national service-learning initiative, according to a presentation given […]

  11. Wisconsin Economic Summit III Concurrent Sessions

    Wisconsin Economic Summit III will include several concurrent sessions during which summit participants will hear from experts around the state about important economic development issues. We encourage you to use the following summary to generate story ideas before and during the summit. Wisconsin Economic Summit III will be held Oct. 14-16 at the Midwest Express […]

  12. Wisconsin Economic Summit III workshops

    The first day of Wisconsin Economic Summit III features several workshops during which business and community leaders from around the state will share expertise about specific economic development issues. The following summary includes topics and contacts for each workshop to assist you with possible coverage before and during the summit. The workshops run concurrently and […]

  13. Backgrounder on Southworth decision

    University of Wisconsin System The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today has upheld the constitutionality of the UW’s mandatory student fee system. We have always believed that our mandatory fee system was constitutional and viewpoint neutral, as required by the U.S. Supreme Court, and the appeals court decision clearly affirms our position. The appeals […]