1. Board of Regents will tackle UW employment issues

    MADISON-Regent President David G. Walsh announced today that the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will address the issues of employment agreements, back-up appointments and administrative leaves across the UW System, along with other critical employment and competitiveness issues. “It is important to clarify what benefits university employees receive, how employment agreements are constructed

  2. PK-16 Leadership Council salutes successful education initiatives

    MADISON − Two education programs making tremendous strides toward improving student learning and teacher performance in Wisconsin through partnerships between higher education and PK-12 schools were honored today by the Wisconsin PK-16 Leadership Council. The council presented its 2005 “Programs of Distinction” and “Promising Practice” awards on Wednesday, June 15.  The awards recognize the achievements

  3. Statement on Governor Doyle’s Appointments to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    “I want to extend my congratulations to two new appointments to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents – Christopher Semenas and Thomas Loftus – announced recently by Governor Doyle. “UW System has worked with Chris Semenas in his role as a former president of the UW-Parkside Student Government Association, and his experience with

  4. Regents ask state to restore essential funding

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents June 2005 Meeting Day Two News Summary

    Proposed commission on UW System would help Board plan future student enrollment levels MILWAUKEE – The Wisconsin State Legislature should strongly consider restoring funding for financial aid and teaching faculty in the 2005-07 University of Wisconsin System budget, and should join the Board in determining the long-term direction for the university, according to a resolution

  5. “Good News” Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    Thank you, President Marcovich. Good morning, everyone. As many friends and colleagues have testified today, Toby has been a strong and able leader of this board, and I will miss having him introduce my monthly reports. It is a great pleasure to be back here at UW-Milwaukee, and for the first time since the official

  6. UW System Board of Regents selects new leadership

    MILWAUKEE—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents selected new leaders on Friday (June 10), electing David G. Walsh of Madison as president and Mark J. Bradley of Wausau as vice president. Walsh will succeed Toby E. Marcovich of Superior, who served as a Regent for eight years and as president since 2003. Walsh began

  7. Regent priorities diluted as a result of Joint Finance Committee’s budget actions

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents June 2005 Meeting Day One News Summary

    MILWAUKEE — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents discussed the conflicting priorities presented by recent Joint Finance Committee’s (JFC) biennial budget adjustments at their meeting Thursday (June 9) at UW-Milwaukee. The Board noted that, under the current budget, the UW System will be challenged to simultaneously retain broad student access and high quality

  8. UW System wins $1.3 million federal grant for nursing solutions

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System and several state partners have been awarded a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to help solve the nation’s growing nursing shortage. The grant will fund a program called “The State of Wisconsin Initiative to Fast-Track (SWIFT) Nurse Educators,” which will address the nursing shortage

  9. Statement on Joint Committee on Finance Budget Action

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    “This afternoon, the Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance voted to cut the University’s budget by $40.3 million in 2005-07, from the level proposed by the Governor. This cut follows others of $50 million in 2001-03, $250 million in 2003-05, and cuts and reallocations of $65 million required in the Governor’s budget proposal for 2005-07. “This