1. Research capacity must be preserved to protect UW System’s future, board told

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

    MADISON – Research at University of Wisconsin System campuses has made major contributions to state and local economies, and continued public and private funding for research will help drive the UW System’s future, according to presentations to the Board of Regents on Friday (April 11). According to National Science Foundation statistics, UW-Madison led the nation’s […]

  2. Remarks on Joint Finance Committee Action

    by Guy Gottschalk, President UW Board of Regents

    On Wednesday, the Joint Finance Committee considered the university’s proposal to meet the $8.26 million lapse called for by the governor’s budget reform act for this fiscal year. With only two months left to effectively meet this cut, the UW System presented a plan for making these cuts with minimal impact on students. The plan […]

  3. Remarks on the Budget

    by Guy Gottschalk, President UW Board of Regents

    There is an additional item that I wish to present to the Board, and I hope you will listen carefully. These words have been uttered here before and are eerily relevant to today’s circumstances. I quote: “Your University has never before feared change; it need not fear it now. Indeed, if it is to attain […]

  4. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    by President Katharine C. Lyall

    Academic Staff Awards Each year, the Board of Regents recognizes outstanding contributions by two academic staff from our campuses. Academic staff are the professionals who carry responsibilities in admissions, financial aid, advising and counseling, research operations, safety, and a host of other functions without which our institutions could not deliver quality education. The Regents Awards […]

  5. Two earn 2003 Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards

    MADISON – Two research specialists from within the University of Wisconsin System have been named the winners of the 2003 Regents Academic Staff Award for Excellence. The recipients of this year’s award are John J. Gugerty, researcher at UW-Madison’s Center on Education and Work; and Susan Foxwell, director of research services at UW-Stout. Each receives […]

  6. Budget cuts prompt UW System to evaluate its long-range future

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

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System must carefully examine how budget cuts may affect the UW’s mission and long-term capacity to maintain quality and excellence, members of the Board of Regents recommended Thursday (April 10). In suggesting such an analysis, members of the board urged a system-wide comprehensive study to consider how the face […]

  7. Report on Regent Listening Sessions

    Regent President Guy Gottschalk

    As you know, we have recently hosted five listening sessions across the state to gain a better understanding of the impact of the Governor’s proposed cuts to the System, our campuses and UW-Extension programs. We invited community leaders, parents, local educators and business owners to hear their views on the cuts and to learn how […]

  8. College degree improves financial, social well-being, studies show

    MADISON – Earning a college degree brings a person immediate and long-term financial and social benefits and has a positive effect on the graduate’s health as well, according to two studies from the University of Wisconsin System. The first study, produced by the UW System’s Office of Policy Analysis and Research, shows that average earnings […]

  9. President Lyall discusses budget with student journalists

    University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall spoke with student journalists from across Wisconsin Monday (March 31) about the state budget, financial aid, student tuition and the priorities of the UW System. During a teleconference with reporters and editors from UW student newspapers, Lyall primarily fielded questions about the 2003-05 budget Gov. Jim Doyle […]