1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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