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 campus. Peter… [PRESENTATION] Thank you to all. In the past, we did very little to cultivate the next generation of “customers,” and I think you

  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 education in schools, the Board of Regents learned Friday as part of a presentation by the host campus for its December meeting. Through a project

  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 dramatically improve the state’s economy and job market. The boards of the University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System this week will

  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 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, as the 12th president of Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) during its regularly scheduled meeting this Friday.  While I applaud CCSU for

  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 was selected by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board to serve as the next president of the 16-college system.  The University has already had the

  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 leader in biosciences research, making a real difference for Wisconsin families and helping the state create high-wage jobs. “This initiative is in the true spirit

  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 university staffing levels during Thursday’s opening session of the board’s October meeting, held on the UW-Superior campus. The report was the subject of a Joint

  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 for UW System faculty, staff and academic leaders in the next budget biennium. “I hope we have realized that it is disastrous to let people

  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 the UW System contributes to this state, and your study confirms a very important part of our story. We appreciate, too, that you took time

  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 during Thursday’s (Nov. 4) meeting of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. Salaries for faculty, staff and academic leaders within the UW System

  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 UW-Oshkosh, in October. I attended both sessions, and I also want you to know that I worked on my listening skills before these sessions –

  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 to four outstanding teachers from UW System campuses located within the Alliant service area. This year’s recipients are: Kevin Bernhardt, Associate Professor of Agriculture, UW-Platteville;

  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?) have been extraordinary. Even before I began, I’d determined that communication must be among the UW System’s top priorities. We must continue to communicate the

  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 of the UW-Superior campus during the second day of its October full board meeting. Regent President Toby E. Marcovich, a resident of Superior and longtime

  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 “Oshkosh Graduation Project” is a pilot program aimed at college seniors who left the university in good academic standing just before completing their degrees. UW-River

  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 the Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (WCASA), with support from the University of Wisconsin System. “Sexual Violence and the College Campus,” will be held Sept.

  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 very mindful of where UW stands in the rankings. We are holding our own, but there are definitely warning signs on the horizon. “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 process. The following includes contact information and areas of expertise for selected UW faculty. UW-EAU CLAIRE Rodd Freitag, associate professor and department chair, political science,

  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 of Regents and Gov. Jim Doyle during the presentation of the 2004 Regents Teaching Excellence Awards. In introducing the three award winners, Regent Danae Davis

  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 yesterday, I’ll try a little harder to keep my remarks today brief. I’m pleased to report that the 2004-05 academic year has “commenced” with an

  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 me feel extremely welcome since I’ve assumed the presidency of the system.  I also want to extend a special thanks to my predecessor, Katharine Lyall,

  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 of Regents on Thursday (Sept. 9.) To accomplish the university’s goals in the state’s present funding climate will require some “fresh thinking” and “new approaches,”

  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 a department recognized for “revitalizing” undergraduate physics. What do those individuals and program have to do with the Wisconsin Idea? Everything! These exemplary educators will

  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 faculty and staff! I feel especially fortunate to be able to join you in welcoming our newest colleagues.  I am always impressed by the quality

  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 you could say that this is my first “official” building dedication for the UW System … but since I’m not “official” myself until next Wednesday,

  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 the new Lab Sciences facility) was wonderful and dry! Let me also add my congratulations to the faculty and staff award winners on this campus

  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 my firs to a campus since being appointed President. So you should feel either honored or put upon depending on your inclinations. The University of

  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 the last time that I will come before you as President of the UW System and it is the last university biennial budget request that

  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 on Thursday (Aug. 19) unanimously approved its 2005-07 operating budget and capital budget requests to the state. The operating budget request totals an annual average

  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 from the $250 million in state budget cuts they took in the 2003-05 biennium, while providing more access and services for students. After a lengthy

  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 as a whole. His leadership has been vital in revitalizing and streamlining the UW’s 13 freshman-sophomore campuses into a valuable statewide network serving more than

  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 the Wisconsin State Fair. This year’s “UW Day at the State Fair,” to be held on Friday, Aug. 6, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

  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 higher education. I’m grateful for the confidence you have placed in my abilities and experience. I am eager to work with you in building on

  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 Regent Selection Committee announced the recommendation of Reilly on Monday (July 26). The full board is expected to act on the recommendation this Thursday. “We

  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 end result is a smaller pool of educated workers from which to choose and lower average earnings for state residents. Now, the committee charged with

  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 search-and-screen committee considered 32 candidates and recommended four to the regent selection committee, which Marcovich of Superior co-chairs with former Regent president Guy Gottschalk of

  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 Lydecker. The committee will be chaired by Terry Brown, UW-River Falls professor of English. She will be joined by eight other faculty members, two academic

  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, finalized by the board at its meeting Friday in Milwaukee. “Additional cuts to (the UW’s) base budget can only result in fewer instructors and reduced

  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 and David G. Walsh of Madison to again serve as vice president. Marcovich, chair of the Regents’ Executive Committee, was first elected president in June

  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 us, made us look carefully at our assumptions, disagreed with some directions, and defended us just as vigorously in our struggles to maintain educational quality. 

  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 budget, effective July 1, follows the guidelines for the 2003-05 state biennial budget proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle and approved by both houses of the

  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 for students and the state. “I have previously worked with Mr. McPike and Mr. Falbo, and of course, with Toby Marcovich, and believe the university

  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 Milwaukee. The event, “Our Big UW System Reunion,” will be held Saturday, June 12, at Miller Park in Milwaukee. Gates open at 4 p.m., with

  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. Following this spring’s commencement ceremonies, the UW System will have granted degrees to approximately 29,500 graduates during the 2003-04 academic year. Those graduates include almost

  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 Carpenter, president of the Wisconsin Technical College System as he prepares to take on a new leadership challenge. Richard has been an active partner in

  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 22; Gov. Jim Doyle, 9:30 a.m. and Rev. Donald Wisner, 2 p.m., Zorn Arena. UW-Green Bay: May 15, Founding Chancellor Edward Weidner, 11:30 a.m., University

  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 contributions to their communities and the state and to help further job creation in Wisconsin. In announcing the inauguration of the fellows program, Board of

  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 institutions and the Wisconsin Technical College System. The two systems are working to update the credit transfer policies to ensure a more seamless educational experience

  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 each of our students to shape. The true measure of our work is not known for many years, maybe generations, but we know from introspection

  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 the governor, and I am pleased to report that since that time, we have already made a lot of progress. First, I want to thank

  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 Board of Regents approved updated credit transfer policies on Friday (May 7) at the conclusion of its May meeting. The changes, approved unanimously, will: Enable

  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 charged with selecting a successor to former UW-River Falls Chancellor Ann Lydecker, who was killed in a car accident on March 25. The Special Regent

  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 Wisconsin Technical College System, the Board of Regents heard at the start of its May meeting on Thursday (May 6). The joint committee has worked

  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 3-7, 2004, is an opportunity for alumni, students, members of UW System communities and Wisconsin citizens to celebrate campus allegiances and the many contributions the

  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 research at the Wisconsin State Capitol. “Posters in the Rotunda: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research,” will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday,

  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 with you on the state of our university and the challenges we face. And even though I will step down this summer and spend the

  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 of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. The Board of Regents approved the appointment on Friday (April 2), following the recommendation of UW System President Katharine

  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 the board’s willingness to remain engaged in efforts addressing the state’s revenue and tax challenges. Reporting on behalf of the Business and Finance Committee, Regent

  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 for Excellence. The recipients of this year’s award are Deon Nontelle, the biology lab manager at UW-La Crosse; and Pamela Fendt, senior policy analyst at

  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 a progress report on Plan 2008, the university’s blueprint, launched in 1998, to diversify its student population as well as its faculty and staff ranks.

  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 president. The UW System Board of Regents is conducting a national search for a candidate to succeed Katharine C. Lyall, who has announced her plans

  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 of the death of Ann Lydecker. She was an inspirational and energetic leader, but as important, she was a warm and supportive colleague and friend

  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 violate the state open meetings law. “I believe that the attorney general has reached the correct conclusion in this matter. The teleconferences were discontinued shortly

  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 improvement, a new UW System online publication shows. The Spring 2004 edition of Wisconsin Ideas, a news publication for faculty, staff and stakeholders of the

  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 UW System. On February 20 the Legislative Fiscal Bureau released its revenue and expenditure estimates for the remainder of the current biennium (through June 2005).

  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 developing recommendations to expand the number of bachelor’s degree holders in Wisconsin. The committee was formed in response to a series of recommendations to both

  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. Marcovich on Friday (March 5) announced the members of the presidential search committee. The committee will hold its first meeting on Tuesday (March 9) at

  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 New York, as the new chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. “From every vantage point, Dr. Santiago seems an outstanding choice to carry on the

  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. But the speaker of the Wisconsin Assembly assured the Regents’ Business and Finance Committee the UW System would be treated fairly under the measure to

  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 of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. UW System President Katharine C. Lyall and the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UWM Chancellor Search announced the recommendation of Santiago

  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 Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW- Stevens Point Chancellor Search, chaired by Regent Roger E. Axtell, which will interview the finalists in Madison

  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 the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Search, chaired by Regent Jose Olivieri, which will interview the finalists in Madison on Feb.

  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 state in just six months, UW System president Katharine C. Lyall said Friday (Feb. 6.) During the second day of the Board of Regents’ February

  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 us to submit a request to the Department of Administration in September of 2004; that leaves just five more Board meetings to formulate this request.

  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 reporting; we continue to be a model for many other states in their efforts. The UW System has multiple stakeholders: the taxpayers of Wisconsin, the

  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 chancellor at UW-Parkside and president emeritus at Antioch University, spoke to the UW System Board of Regents during its February meeting that began Thursday morning

  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 productive presidencies in the history of the UW System. Lyall, 62, said she would stay until her replacement arrives or until Sept. 1, 2004, at

  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 decreased state funding. UW System President Katharine C. Lyall will present the report, titled “Achieving Excellence,” to the Board of Regents at 1 p.m. Thursday

  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 one of seven universities nationally to receive a Teacher Quality Initiative grant from the State Higher Education Executive Officers, an association of chief executives who

  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 campuses are available to offer context and perspective to news media throughout the election process. The following includes contact information and areas of expertise for