1. Governor recommends massive cut to UW System budget

    Proposed reductions are largest ever faced by the university

    MADISON – —Cuts in state support to the University of Wisconsin System proposed in Gov. Jim Doyle’s budget will affect students, faculty, staff and communities all across the state, UW System President Katharine C. Lyall said Wednesday. “These cuts are unprecedented in their magnitude,” Lyall said. “They will affect everything we do—from administration, to research,

  2. Statement on Governor Doyle’s Proposed 2003-05 Budget

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System

    Last evening, Governor Doyle laid out his budget proposal for the state of Wisconsin for the 2003-05 biennium. It is a serious proposal to address a mounting state deficit that threatens our state’s health. Governor Doyle is proposing very deep cuts to state spending, including very deep cuts to our university system. The Governor has

  3. Remarks on Governor Doyle’s Proposed 2003-05 Budget

    Guy Gottschalk, President, UW Board of Regents

    We recognize the seriousness of the budget constraints facing the state of Wisconsin and we appreciate the difficult job that the Governor and his staff faced in balancing the 2003-05 budget. At the same time, the cuts presented for the University of Wisconsin System are of an unprecedented magnitude and come on the heels of

  4. UW System will maintain core mission during tough economic times

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents February 2003 Meeting Day Two News Summary

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System must work to protect its future capacity to serve students and Wisconsin citizens as it makes decisions in the short-term to deal with budget cuts, UW System President Katharine C. Lyall told the Board of Regents on Friday (Feb. 7). “Our obligation is to serve our students well

  5. Remarks to the Board of Regents by Regent President Guy Gottschalk

    Once again, thanks to all of our former regents for their dedication and hard work, and for their commitment to this outstanding university. We hope you will stay engaged and we look forward to working with you through the challenging months ahead. The budgetary challenges facing the UW System were reinforced in Governor Doyle’s remarks

  6. 2003-05 Budget Message

    Remarks to the Board of Regents UW System President Katharine C. Lyall February 7, 2003

    As we know, the Governor expects to deliver his proposed budget in a speech on February 18. He has warned us all not to expect a Valentine. We know that the UW System must be part of the solution to the state deficit and our campuses have been working since last November to identify priorities

  7. UW System important to Wisconsin’s future, governor says

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents February 2003 Meeting Day One News Summary

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is a top priority for Gov. Jim Doyle, even though the current budget deficit will require tough choices in the near future, the governor told the Board of Regents Thursday (Feb. 6). “I see the University of Wisconsin System as one of the great promises of opportunity to

  8. “Achieving Excellence, 2002-03”

    Remarks to the Board of Regents UW System President Katharine C. Lyall Accountability Report

    The UW System was one of the first university systems in the country to start issuing public stakeholders reports. Every year since 1993, we have issued a UW System Accountability Report showing our progress on a series of indicators ranging from access rates and faculty workloads to graduation rates; credits-to-degree; research funding; facilities maintenance; employer,

  9. UW System offers recommendations for federal funding

    MADISON – The federal government should expand financial aid for students in need, increase funding for improving teacher quality and bolster resources for online learning. Those are the main recommendations the University of Wisconsin System submitted to Congress this week as lawmakers begin the process to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, which provides federal funding

  10. Report: UW System accountable to students, state

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System graduation and retention rates continue to rise, two strong indicators that students are being effectively served despite limited resources, according to the latest university accountability report. Released this week in conjunction with the February meeting of the UW System Board of Regents, the report outlines how the university holds