1. UW System launches fourth Student Ambassador advisory council

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System has announced the members of its fourth systemwide student advisory council, a group of students who assist university leaders and offer unique perspectives from a student viewpoint. The council is comprised of more than 30 students named by chancellors as UW System Student Ambassadors. By taking part in special projects

  2. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Katharine C. Lyall, President, University of Wisconsin System

    Yogi Berra, when he didn’t like a call at home plate, would glare at the umpire and say, “we agree different!” In the last several weeks, we have “agreed different” among ourselves and with others on various issues—and we need to be able to do that on important educational issues. But I hope we also

  3. Remarks by Toby Marcovich

    President, UW Board of Regents

    This morning, I am pleased to welcome 22 members of the University of Wisconsin-Extension Administrative Leadership Program—EALP. This program is designed for faculty and academic staff with extension appointments throughout our 15 institutions to help cultivate the creativity, critical thinking, problem-solving and long-range vision that will characterize our next generation of university leaders. Many participants

  4. Regents approve actions toward implementing credit transfer plan

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

    MADISON— – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday (Nov. 7) approved four action items as part of a plan that will increase opportunities for credit transfer between the UW System and the Wisconsin Technical College System. With the board’s approval, the two systems can continue working to implement the approved measures

  5. University of Wisconsin System to host third AODA symposium

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System will host its third symposium to address alcohol and other drug abuse issues on college campuses. The UW System AODA symposium will include participation from each of the 15 UW System campuses, as well as representatives from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Wisconsin Technical College System, the Wisconsin Department of

  6. Report: Wisconsin provides highly efficient education system

    MADISON—Wisconsin offers one of the most efficient educational systems in the country, as state residents rank second nationally in their opportunity to earn a four-year degree from a public university, according to a new University of Wisconsin System report. The report cites three central factors that contribute to Wisconsin’s educational efficiency. First, Wisconsin has the

  7. Credit transfer plan receives initial endorsement

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

    MADISON—A plan to further enhance the credit transfer process between the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System was endorsed Thursday (Nov. 6) by the Board of Regents’ Education Committee. The committee’s action, as part of the Regents’ November 2003 meeting, paves the way for the full board to endorse the plan