1. UW System receives grant to study workplace enhancement

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System will use a $500,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study how to improve the workplace and facilitate faculty and staff careers. The Sloan Foundation selected the UW System for the project because of its diverse array of campuses and its previous studies on workplace issues.

  2. UW System continues to Engage Wisconsin during “UW Day at the State Fair”

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System welcomes families, students and future alumni to attend a day of campus exhibits and special events at the Wisconsin State Fair. “UW Day at the State Fair” will take place on the Central Mall of the Wisconsin State Fairgrounds in West Allis from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  3. Departure of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Thomas George

    Statement by Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON – “Tom George’s departure is a significant loss for UW-Stevens Point and the UW System. Under Tom’s strong leadership, UW-Stevens Point has engaged with other partners in central Wisconsin to mount important economic development initiatives; over the past seven years, UW-Stevens Point’s academic programs have become more distinctive, its new Global Environmental Management institute

  4. Reaction to Governor Doyle’s budget vetoes

    Statement by Toby E. Marcovich President, University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents

    MADISON – “Governor Doyle, when proposing his 2003-05 state budget, proposed and supported a $250 million dollar cut to the UW System, and the Legislature agreed not to increase the cut. After reviewing his vetoes today, it appears there are two provisions in particular that could potentially deepen the cut to the university by many

  5. President Lyall names interim chancellor at UW-Milwaukee

    MADISON— – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall announced Wednesday (July 23) that The Milwaukee Idea will be kept in motion at UW-Milwaukee by a strong leadership team composed of Provost John Wanat and Interim Chancellor Robert Greenstreet. “It takes two people to replace Nancy Zimpher,” quipped Lyall. “I am looking to Interim

  6. Departure of UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

    Statement by Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON – “Nancy Zimpher’s departure is a major loss for UW-Milwaukee, the UW System and the state. Her vigorous leadership has revitalized UWM and helped the university work with the larger Milwaukee community to strengthen K-12 education through the Milwaukee Partnership Academy, to boost economic development through TechStar, and in many other ways. The UW

  7. Regents approve 2003-04 operating budget, set tuition rates

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents July 2003 Meeting News Summary

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Thursday (July 10) approved a 2003-04 budget that shows the effects of $110 million in state funding cuts and raises tuition to maintain access and quality for students. State support comprises just 27.3 percent of the UW System budget in 2003-04, a decrease from

  8. UW Board of Regents approves 2003-04 budget, tuition rates

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Thursday (July 10) approved a 2003-04 budget that shows the effects of $110 million in state funding cuts and raises tuition to maintain access and quality for students. Under the new spending plan, state support will comprise just 27.3 percent of the UW System

  9. PK-16 Leadership Council honors excellence in education

    MADISON – Programs that are making significant contributions toward improving student learning and teacher performance have been honored by the Wisconsin PK-16 Leadership Council. The council presented the Programs of Distinction Award to three outstanding PK-16 initiatives. The council also recognized the achievements of six additional programs by creating the Promising Practices Award. The Wisconsin