1. The spirit of giving

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

    As we gather with friends and family, there is much to be thankful for during this holiday season. As hectic and harried as these times can be, they do remind us of the importance of personal relationships and the satisfaction of giving, not only to those closest to us but to those most in need. […]

  2. UW-Madison west campus co-generation facility

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

    “I have confidence in the process used to approve the co-generation facility on the UW-Madison campus. I believe every state and university regulatory procedure has been followed. “This project has been managed by the Wisconsin Department of Administration and approved by DOA, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the state Public Service Commission. Dozens […]

  3. UW System campuses hold winter commencement ceremonies

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System campuses will hold winter commencement ceremonies this month to highlight the achievements of more than 9,000 students who are expected to receive degrees at the close of this fall semester. While the majority of UW System students graduate in spring, winter commencement illustrates the UW System’s year-round effort to produce graduates […]

  4. Remarks to the Board of Regents by President Katharine C. Lyall

    Good News I think it helps to keep a sense of perspective by recognizing that even as we are working through the Charting the Future initiative to meet the challenges for our System, others around the world are coming here to learn from us. Peace Corps Calendar This is the season for peace—In your packets […]

  5. Congressmen update regents on Higher Education Act

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

    Access and affordability are among the top priorities as Congress works to reauthorize the federal government’s blueprint for higher education, two Wisconsin congressmen told the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday (Dec. 5.) U.S. Reps. Tom Petri (R-Fond du Lac), and Ron Kind (D-La Crosse) told the board that their work on […]

  6. Financial aid reallocations are hurting campuses

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

    University of Wisconsin System campuses are being forced to make difficult cuts to meet a state budget directive for additional financial aid dollars, members of a Board of Regents committee learned Thursday. In the most recent budget, state lawmakers required the UW System to use $26 million in auxiliary funds to supplement state financial aid-a […]