1. UW System campuses to waive Fall 2005 tuition for hurricane victims

    MADISON ― Students displaced from Gulf Coast colleges and universities by Hurricane Katrina will not be required to pay tuition costs for the Fall 2005 semester if they are enrolled at any of the University of Wisconsin System’s 26 campuses. The humanitarian relief was announced today by UW System President Kevin P. Reilly after consultations

  2. Board of Regents enacts changes to UW System employment policies

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

    WEST BEND-The Board of Regents voted Friday to make changes to improve employment policies and practices of the University of Wisconsin System, and upheld a freeze on the granting of new concurrent positions to individuals who accept administrative limited appointments. “These changes are the beginning of a process to reform employment policies within the state’s

  3. Hurricane victims eligible for UW System tuition waiver

    WEST BEND ― In a strong display of humanitarian support, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously voted Friday to provide nonresident tuition remissions for the Fall 2005 semester for college students who sustained losses as a result of Hurricane Katrina and may now attend UW System campuses. “We fully recognize the impact

  4. Board of Regents to improve UW System employment policies

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

    WEST BEND ― The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will consider immediate and long-term changes to the state public university system’s personnel structure following weeks of scrutiny of the UW’s employment policies and practices. After discussion at an all-Regents session on Thursday (Sept. 8), hosted in Washington County by the University of Wisconsin-Extension,

  5. UW System reports employee data to Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee

    President Reilly issues changes to policy; Board to review practices next week

    MADISON—University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly on Friday provided information about employees requested by the co-chairs of the Legislature’s Joint Audit Committee. The data collected for the Audit Committee indicates that 3.3 percent of UW System employees have rights to return to a faculty or academic staff position at the end of a

  6. UW System campuses reach out to hurricane victims

    MADISON-University of Wisconsin System campus communities are offering support to students affected by the effects of Hurricane Katrina, President Kevin P. Reilly said Friday. “Many UW campuses are offering ways to help college students and others whose lives have been ripped apart by this ongoing disaster,” Reilly said. “I believe the resources we can offer