1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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).

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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