1. 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 […]

  2. 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, […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. 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. […]