1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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,

  5. 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

  6. ‘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

  7. 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,

  8. 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,”

  9. 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