1. ‘Good News’ remarks to the Board of Regents

    UW System President Kevin P. Reilly

    Thank you, President Marcovich. Good morning, everyone. To open my report today, I’d like to turn to UW-Madison Provost Peter Spear, who will introduce a final presentation from our host […]

  2. UW-Madison working to improve local, state and national math and science education, Regents learn

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting

    Day Two News Summary MADISON — The University of Wisconsin-Madison is adding to its list of nationally known contributions through a project to improve the quality of math and science […]

  3. UW, WTCS committee suggests steps to expand number of college degrees

    MADISON – A committee representing the state’s two public higher education systems has recommended several ways to increase the number of Wisconsin citizens with bachelor’s degrees, a change that could […]

  4. Statement on the departure of UW-Whitewater Chancellor Jack Miller

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System “It was announced today that the Connecticut State University System Board of Trustees is expected to name Jack Miller, chancellor of the […]

  5. Statement on the Appointment of WTCS President Dan Clancy

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System “On behalf of the entire University of Wisconsin System, I want to extend a warm welcome and congratulations to Dan Clancy, who […]

  6. Announcement of Governor’s UW Biosciences Initiative

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System “On behalf of the University of Wisconsin System, I thank Governor Doyle for his commitment to ensuring this university can remain a […]

  7. Regents clarify LAB review of university staffing levels

    UW System Board of Regents meeting Day One News Summary

    Auditor: Use review in future discussions with state SUPERIOR – Members of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents sought to clarify the findings of a state audit of […]

  8. Regents ask state to increase compensation for university employees

    Board: Salaries necessary to recruit and retain faculty and staff

    MADISON — Highlighting the dramatic disparity in compensation for University of Wisconsin System employees vs. their peers, the Board of Regents on Friday recommended that the state approve additional compensation […]

  9. “Good News” Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    Thank you, President Marcovich. And more thank yous. Thank you again to Tom Still for joining us today. It’s never been more vital that Wisconsin citizens truly understand how much […]

  10. Salaries in UW System don’t measure up, board hears

    Committee recommends increasing pay plan for university employees

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting News Summary MADISON — The state of Wisconsin may be asked to consider additional compensation for university employees following a committee recommendation […]

  11. Remarks to UW System Board of Regents

    Regent listening sessions

    Toby E. Marcovich, President University of Wisconsin Board of Regents Good morning everyone. As Regent Bradley mentioned yesterday, we held two listening sessions, one at UW-Eau Claire and another at […]

  12. Four University of Wisconsin System professors win Alliant Energy’s Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards

    MADISON ― Four University of Wisconsin System professors described by students as “dedicated” and “inspiring” have earned the 2004 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards.  The annual honors go […]

  13. ‘Good News’ remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System Let me begin my good news report by telling you that my first one month and eight days as president (who’s counting?) […]

  14. Regents celebrate UW-Superior contributions, potential

    UW System Board of Regents meeting Day Two News Summary SUPERIOR – Members of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents heard wide praise for the accomplishments and potential […]

  15. UW System project to increase number of state residents with degrees

    OSHKOSH – The University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh is taking the lead in a project to help students who are close to graduation return to school and complete their college degrees. The […]

  16. UW System supports statewide effort to end sexual violence

    MADISON ― Representatives of college campuses, state agencies and advocacy networks will share ideas and learn from national experts about the impact of sexual violence during a conference organized by […]

  17. Measuring Up 2004

    Statement by UW System President Kevin P. Reilly

    “The Measuring Up 2004 report is useful as a national yardstick against which the University of Wisconsin System – and the state – can measure its progress, and we are […]

  18. Campus elections experts

    As Wisconsin and the nation prepare for November’s elections, faculty members from University of Wisconsin System campuses are available to offer context and perspective to news media throughout the election […]

  19. Regents honor extraordinary educators in UW System

    Gov. Doyle commends award winners for contributions to state

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting Day 2 News Summary MADISON — Outstanding teachers from University of Wisconsin System campuses were lauded Friday (Sept. 10) by the Board […]

  20. ‘Good News’ remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System Thank you, President Marcovich, and good morning everyone. Since most of you had the stamina to listen to me at some length […]

  21. Remarks to the UW Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System Thank you, Toby, for your warm introduction and my thanks to all the Regents, Chancellors, faculty, staff, and students who have made […]

  22. Challenges ahead will require new ideas, direction

    Kevin P. Reilly outlines priorities in first presidential address

    MADISON — —Kevin P. Reilly set forth several priorities for the University of Wisconsin System as part of his inaugural address as president of the UW System before the Board […]

  23. Regents to honor 2004 UW System Teaching Excellence Award winners

    MADISON — A professor whose students say possesses an “obvious love for teaching and wildlife,” a teacher respected for her “talent for connecting classroom lessons to real world examples,” and […]

  24. State of the University Remarks: University of Wisconsin Colleges UW-Fox Valley

    President-elect Kevin P. Reilly

    Thank you, Margaret, for that kind introduction. I am very pleased – and honored – to be joining you on this special day, the fall convocation for all UW Colleges […]

  25. UW-Green Bay Laboratory Sciences ribbon-cutting

    Remarks by Kevin P. Reilly

    Thank you, Bruce. It is a joy to be here. Good morning ladies and gentlemen and thank you for being with us this morning for this momentous occasion. I guess […]

  26. State of the University Remarks: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

    President-elect Kevin Reilly

    Thank you, Chancellor Shepard, for that marvelous introduction, and for your forward-looking address.  I am absolutely delighted to be joining you on this special day – the dedication ceremony (for […]

  27. State of the University Remarks University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

    President-elect Kevin Reilly

    Thank you, Jack. I very much appreciate your comments and your leadership at UW-Whitewater. I am really pleased to be here with you all today. This visit to Whitewater is […]

  28. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    2005-07 Biennial Budget Request

    Katharine Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System Today, we consider the UW System’s Operating and Capital Budget requests for 2005-07.  For me, this is a very nostalgic occasion; it is […]

  29. Regents: Wisconsin must reinvest in UW System

    Board unanimously approves 2005-07 budget request

    UW System Board of Regents meeting News Summary MADISON — Signaling the dire need for restored quality and increased access to the University of Wisconsin System, the Board of Regents […]

  30. UW System Board of Regents approves 2005-07 budget request

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents is asking for state funding for the 2005-07 biennium that will help its 26 campuses and UW-Extension begin to recover […]

  31. Statement on the departure of Chancellor William Messner

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System “Bill Messner’s departure is a great loss for the UW Colleges, the communities our two-year campuses serve, and the state of Wisconsin […]

  32. ‘UW Day at the State Fair’ to feature college fair, science exhibits

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System welcomes families, students and future alumni to learn more about the state’s public university through a day of exhibits and fun events at […]

  33. Remarks by Kevin P. Reilly

    Board appoints Reilly as next University of Wisconsin System President

    Thank you, Regent Marcovich, and thanks to all the Regents for the honor of serving as President of a public university system with one of the richest traditions in American […]

  34. Regent committee recommends Kevin Reilly as next University of Wisconsin System president

    MADISON — Kevin P. Reilly, chancellor and former provost of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, has been recommended as the next president of the University of Wisconsin System. The UW System […]

  35. Public input sought on ways to increase the number of baccalaureate degree holders in Wisconsin

    MADISON — Recent figures from the U.S. Census Bureau show that Wisconsin lags behind neighboring states – and the national average – when it comes to baccalaureate degree holders.  The […]

  36. Regents announce finalists in UW System president search

    MADISON — —University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents’ President Toby E. Marcovich announced the finalists for the position of President of the University of Wisconsin System today. An 18-member […]

  37. Committee appointed for UW-River Falls 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 the late UW-River Falls Chancellor Ann […]

  38. Board of Regents study seeks restoration of UW partnership with the state

    MILWAUKEE — There is no viable substitute for adequate, stable state support for public higher education in Wisconsin, the UW System Board of Regents has concluded in a year-long study, […]

  39. UW System Board of Regents re-elects leadership

    MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents re-elected its leadership on Friday (June 11), asking Toby E. Marcovich of Superior to continue in his post as president […]

  40. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System I want to add my own special thanks to Regent Mohs for his committed service to the UW System.  He has challenged […]

  41. UW System Board of Regents to approve 2004-05 budget

    MADISON ―The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will vote on the university’s operating budget for fiscal year 2004-05 at its meeting Thursday (June 10) in Milwaukee. The proposed […]

  42. Statement on Governor Doyle’s appointments to the UW Board of Regents

    Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System

    “We welcome the new members to the Board of Regents named today by Governor Doyle. The UW chancellors and I look forward to working with them to enhance educational opportunities […]

  43. UW alumni, friends invited to ‘Our Big UW System Reunion’ at Miller Park

    MADISON ―Alumni and friends of the 26 campuses of the University of Wisconsin System are invited to an evening at the ballpark for a systemwide reunion at Miller Park in […]

  44. UW System grants degrees to more than 29,000 graduates

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System is contributing toward the state’s economic growth this academic year by graduating more than 29,000 highly skilled professionals poised to enter Wisconsin’s workforce. […]

  45. Statement on the resignation of WTCS President Richard Carpenter

    Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System “On behalf of the entire University of Wisconsin System, I want to express our warm regard, and best wishes, to Dr. Richard […]

  46. University of Wisconsin System

    2004 Spring Commencement activities

    The listing below notes dates, times, locations and speakers for upcoming Spring commencement ceremonies at University of Wisconsin System campuses. Further details are available from each institution. UW-Eau Claire: May […]

  47. UW System honors 100 ‘Wisconsin Idea Fellows’ for public service to state

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has named 100 faculty and staff from across the state as 2004-05 “Wisconsin Idea Fellows” in recognition of public service […]

  48. UW System, Wisconsin Technical College System advance credit transfer

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a resolution at its meeting on Friday (May 7) that advances recommendations to improve credit transfer between UW System […]

  49. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System 2004 Commencements This is the month of commencements—both an ending and a beginning of careers and lives that our institutions have helped […]

  50. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Toby Marcovich President, UW System Board of Regents Good morning. At last month’s meeting, I think we all agreed that we wanted to have better communications with our legislators and […]

  51. Regents approve credit transfer updates to benefit UW, WTCS students

    UW System Board of Regents meeting Day Two News Summary Building upon months of collaboration between the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System, the UW System […]

  52. Regent committee named for UW-River Falls chancellor search

    MADISON — A five-member Special Regent Committee for the UW-River Falls Chancellor search was appointed today by University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Toby Marcovich. The committee is […]

  53. Regents review UW-WTCS credit transfer policies

    UW System Board of Regents Meeting Day One News Summary

    Transfer students, advisers and faculty would benefit from a set of proposed revisions to credit transfer policies developed by a joint committee of the University of Wisconsin System and the […]

  54. Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle to proclaim ‘UW Spirit Week’

    MADISON — On Monday, May 3, Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle will kick off events celebrating the coming week as “University of Wisconsin Spirit Week.” UW Spirit Week, set for May […]

  55. UW System to showcase undergraduate research at State Capitol

    MADISON—Proposals to update the state’s correctional system, enhance classroom learning, and use technology to protect water supplies from terrorism are just a few features of an upcoming showcase of undergraduate […]

  56. The Fork in the Road

    UW-Madison Roundtable Luncheon

    Katharine C. Lyall President, University of Wisconsin System It really is a pleasure to be back here for another Roundtable visit. I welcome the chance to share some parting thoughts […]

  57. Former Colorado college leader to serve as next UWSP Chancellor

    MADISON — Linda Bunnell, former senior vice president for the College Board and Chancellor Emerita of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, has been appointed as the 13th chancellor […]

  58. Regents signal caution on state tax reform effort

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting, Day Two News Summary

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday (April 2) formally expressed its concern about a proposed state constitutional amendment to control state spending, but reaffirmed […]

  59. Two earn 2004 Regents Academic Staff Excellence Awards

    MADISON — A lab manager and a national welfare reform expert from within the University of Wisconsin System have been named the winners of the 2004 Regents Academic Staff Award […]

  60. Regents hear progress report on push to diversify UW System

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents meeting Day One News Summary MADISON— — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Thursday (April 1) heard and commented on […]

  61. UW System presidential search resources available online

    MADISON — The University of Wisconsin System has launched an online resource where potential candidates and the public can find information related to the search for a new UW System […]

  62. Statement on the death of Chancellor Ann Lydecker

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System “On behalf of the entire University of Wisconsin System family, I want to express our shock and deep sadness at the news […]

  63. Decision from Attorney General’s Office on teleconference calls

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

    “The Wisconsin Attorney General’s Office informed me today that its examination of the past practice of small numbers of regents conducting telephone conference calls prior to regent meetings did not […]

  64. UW System online publication outlines effects of budget cuts

    MADISON—The effects of $250 million in state funding cuts are becoming apparent across University of Wisconsin System campuses, where many student living and learning environments are in need of significant […]

  65. Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Update on State fiscal situation

    Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System I’d like to start by giving you a brief update on the state’s current fiscal condition and how it may impact the […]

  66. UW System, Wisconsin Technical College System appoint joint committee to expand bachelor’s degree holders in Wisconsin

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents and the Wisconsin Technical College System Board on Friday (March 5) appointed a joint committee to address the state’s brain-gain needs by […]

  67. Marcovich appoints UW president search-and-screen committee

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Toby E. Marcovich has appointed a search-and-screen committee that will lead the effort to hire a new president for the UW System. […]

  68. Regents name Santiago as chancellor at UW-Milwaukee

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents March 2004 Meeting Day Two News Summary

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents voted Friday to name Carlos E. Santiago, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University at Albany, State University of […]

  69. Regents, Assembly speaker discuss implications of “Taxpayer Bill of Rights”

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents March 2004 Meeting Day One News Summary

    MADISON— – State funding for the University of Wisconsin System could be dramatically reduced under a proposed “Taxpayer Bill of Rights,” members of the UW Board of Regents learned Thursday. […]

  70. UW System recommends top SUNY official as next UWM chancellor

    MADISON—Carlos E. Santiago, provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University at Albany, State University of New York, has been recommended as the next chancellor of the University […]

  71. Lyall announces finalists in UW-Stevens Point chancellor search

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the names of the finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Stevens Point. The names have been forwarded to the […]

  72. Committee names finalists in UW-Milwaukee chancellor search

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall today announced the names of the finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Milwaukee. The names have been forwarded to […]

  73. UW System prepares for next budget cycle

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents February 2004 Meeting Day Two News Summary

    Findings from the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents’ study of the university’s future will help shape the university’s 2005-07 state budget request, which must be submitted to the […]

  74. 2005-07 Biennial Budget Planning

    Remarks to the Board of Regents Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System

    Although we are not yet through the first year of the 2003-05 biennium, we need to begin the process of developing the 2005-07 Biennial Budget because the state statute requires […]

  75. 2003 UW System Accountability Report

    Remarks to the Board of Regents Katharine C. Lyall, President University of Wisconsin System

    This is the 11th Systemwide Accountability Report, marking more than a decade of public reporting to the university’s stakeholders. The UW System was the first in the nation to dosystemwide […]

  76. Universities must transform to meet fiscal challenges

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents February 2004 Meeting Day One News Summary

    A leading higher education expert and former UW chancellor says colleges and universities must plan proactively to transform their institutions in response to challenging economic times. Alan E. Guskin, former […]

  77. UW System President Katharine Lyall Announces Retirement

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System President Katharine C. Lyall announced her retirement at a press conference in Madison today (Feb. 4), marking the end of one of the longest and most […]

  78. UW System accountability report highlights progress, challenges

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System’s latest accountability report outlines progress the university has made over the past year in serving students and the state but also highlights challenges related to […]

  79. UW System wins grant to improve teacher quality

    MADISON—A recent grant will allow the University of Wisconsin System to expand its work toward improving the quality of teachers in Wisconsin and across the nation. The UW System is […]

  80. Experts List: 2004 presidential election

    Wisconsin is expected to play a prominent role in this year’s presidential election, with the state’s primary election now set for Feb. 17. Faculty members from University of Wisconsin System […]