1. Statement on Joint Finance Committee Action

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System

    “We appreciate the flexibility the Joint Finance Committee has given us to handle what will still be a very serious cut of $100 million dollars. We have said throughout this process that we are willing to be part of the solution to the state’s fiscal problem, but coping with this magnitude of cut will test

  2. Poll finds strong public support for UW System

    MADISON – Wisconsin citizens do not want state lawmakers to cut funding for the University of Wisconsin System any deeper than levels proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle, according to a recent poll. In a random sample of 601 Wisconsin residents across the state, 55 percent of those surveyed said the governor’s $250 million cut to

  3. Poll finds strong support for UW System

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

    STEVENS POINT – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall presented to the Board of Regents Friday the results from a statewide poll showing broad public support for the university. Lyall said a recent poll by the UW-Madison Survey Center revealed the following results: 96 percent of Wisconsin citizens believe the UW System is

  4. Hold the line on UW budget, regent president says

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

    STEVENS POINT – University of Wisconsin System leaders must continue to stress that cuts to the UW budget must go no deeper than those proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle, Board of Regents President Guy Gottschalk said Thursday (May 8). Speaking at the board’s May meeting at UW-Stevens Point, Gottschalk told board members that the university

  5. Remarks on the UW Budget

    Guy Gottschalk, President, UW System Board of Regents

    Good morning. Before we begin today, I want to greet our new members to the Board of Regents. Yesterday, the Governor announced three new appointments to the board – Eileen Connolly Keesler, Charles Pruitt and Beth Ann Richlen. He also announced that Mark Bradley, who was appointed to the Board in January, would begin serving