1. President Lyall addresses employees during seventh annual convocation

    University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall held her seventh annual convocation for UW System employees on Monday (Sept. 29) at the Wisconsin Historical Society on the UW-Madison campus. The following are her remarks. “Good morning. First, I’d like to ask all of the employees who have joined us this year to stand and

  2. Cisco Systems Chairman Morgridge and Governor Doyle to keynote Wisconsin Economic Summit IV

    MADISON—Two prominent University of Wisconsin System graduates—John P. Morgridge, chairman of the board of Cisco Systems, and Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle—will serve as keynote speakers at Wisconsin Economic Summit IV. This year’s Summit, scheduled for Oct. 27-28, at the Midwest Airlines Center in Milwaukee, is co-sponsored by the UW System and Robert W. Baird and

  3. Committee appointed for UW-Stevens Point chancellor search

    MADISON—A 17-member search-and-screen committee has been appointed by University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall to help identify a successor to former UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Thomas George. The committee will be chaired by Padmanabhan Sudevan, UW-Stevens Point professor of psychology. He will be joined by eight other faculty members, two academic staff members, two

  4. Lyall appoints committee for UW-Milwaukee chancellor search

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the appointment of a 27-member search-and-screen committee that will help identify a successor to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher. The campus/community search-and-screen committee will be chaired by William Holahan, UWM professor of economics. He will be joined by 13 other UWM faculty members, two academic

  5. UW officials seek outside recommendations on leadership salaries

    MADISON—In the wake of public and political concerns about the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents’ adjustment of leadership salary ranges, Board President Toby E. Marcovich and UW System President Katharine C. Lyall said they will seek recommendations from national search consultants before making any changes to the current pay rates of UW System

  6. UW eases transfer process

    Speaker’s Task Force on WTCS, Remarks by Katharine C. Lyall, President, UW System

    Good Morning. Thank you for inviting me to be with you today. It is always a pleasure to share the podium with my colleague, Richard Carpenter. Since his arrival, we have worked very closely, most notably together with President Wegenke of WAICU and State School Superintendent Burmaster as leaders of the PK-16 Council which exists,

  7. Board honors UW System faculty for excellence in teaching

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Day Two September 2003 Meeting, Day 2 News Summary

    MADISON – Recognizing the extraordinary talent and vital capacity of teachers within the University of Wisconsin System, the Board of Regents on Friday (Sept. 5) honored the winners of the 12th annual Regents Teaching Excellence Awards. “The Regents Teaching Excellence Awards ceremony makes sure that we do not take for granted the multifaceted resource we have

  8. Regent Action to Adjust Uw System Executive Salary Ranges

    University of Wisconsin System Fact Sheet

    State statutes require that the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents annually set salary ranges for UW senior executives. The board met and adjusted these ranges on September 2. No executive salary raises were approved at the September meeting. The goal was to set ranges so that searches could go forward for new chancellors at

  9. Regents continue study of UW’s future

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents September 2003 Meeting, Day 1 News Summary

    MADISON – The Board of Regents began its September meeting on Thursday (Sept. 4) with continued work in directing a study of the future of the University of Wisconsin System. The study, titled Charting A New Course for the UW System, is guided by five separate working groups, all of which have a unique focus

  10. Regents to honor UW System Teaching Excellence Award winners

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the winners of the annual Regents Teaching Excellence Awards on Friday (Sept. 5) during a ceremony at a full board meeting in Madison. The 2003 Teaching Excellence Award winners are: Carole G. Vopat, professor of English and women’s studies, UW-Parkside; Janna Cowen, professor of economics,