1. Statement on Joint Committee on Employment Relations Action

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    “Today’s action by the Joint Committee on Employment Relations sends a strong signal of support to University of Wisconsin System faculty, staff, and academic leaders, all of whom are working every day to educate our students, reach out to our citizens, and build a strong Wisconsin economy. “The UW System is most grateful to the

  2. Regents honor two with 2006 Academic Staff Excellence Awards

    MADISON – A land use specialist and a senior student services coordinator from within the University of Wisconsin System have been named the winners of the 2006 Regents Academic Staff Award for Excellence. The recipients of this year’s awards are Lynn Markham, a land use specialist with UW-Stevens Point’s Center for Land Use Education, and

  3. UW System undergraduate researchers to showcase findings at State Capitol

    MADISON-University of Wisconsin System undergraduates from most UW campuses will present original research findings on topics ranging from the environmental status of Wisconsin rivers, to the literary contributions of African-American women, to the design of functional clothing that provides shelter for the homeless. “Posters in the Rotunda: A Celebration of Undergraduate Research,” will take place

  4. Media Advisory for the May Board of Regents Meeting

    TO:                 Editors, News Directors FROM:           Doug Bradley, (608) 262-5061, dbradley@uwsa.edu RE:                 May Board of Regents Meeting The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will hold its next meeting on Thursday and Friday, May 4-5, in Van Hise Hall on the UW-Madison campus. At the opening session of the Regents meeting on Friday, May

  5. Statement on Appointments to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    “I am pleased today to welcome three new members, and one familiar face, to the Board of Regents, following their appointments by Governor Doyle. “I look forward to joining UW chancellors, faculty and staff in working with Jeffrey Bartell, Mary Cuene, Thomas Shields, and Brent Smith as the University of Wisconsin serves students and the

  6. Committee appointed for UW-La Crosse chancellor search

    MADISON — University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly has appointed a 17-member search-and-screen committee to identify a chancellor to serve at UW-La Crosse. The committee will be chaired by Carmen Wilson, UW-La Crosse associate professor of psychology. She will be joined by eight other faculty members, two academic staff members, two students, two

  7. Statement on Dismissal of UW Faculty member

    David G. Walsh, President, Board of Regents University of Wisconsin System

    “Today, the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System voted unanimously to dismiss Professor Lewis Keith Cohen from his tenured faculty position in the UW-Madison Department of Comparative Literature, effective immediately. “Professor Cohen’s egregious conduct and its effect upon the university and the community require that this action be taken. We will not

  8. Community members attest to value of UW-Green Bay

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents April Meeting Day Two News Summary

    GREEN BAY—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay makes unique and crucial contributions to Northeastern Wisconsin, and should grow to continue to meet the changing needs of the region’s workforce and economy, community leaders and alumni testified Friday. “The Wisconsin Idea is alive, and well, and ever-more important to Northeastern Wisconsin,” said UW-Green Bay Chancellor Bruce Shepard.

  9. State commits $500,000 to help UW, WTCS students complete college degrees

    GREEN BAY- Wisconsin students seeking to complete bachelor’s degrees will soon have more options through the state’s public higher education systems. Seven innovative programs have been selected to receive a combined $500,000 in state funding following recommendations of the Committee on Baccalaureate Expansion (COBE), a joint committee of the University of Wisconsin System and the

  10. UW-Green Bay ‘Growth Agenda’ expands opportunities for Northeastern Wisconsin

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents April Meeting Day One News Summary

    GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Bruce Shepard today unveiled “Northeastern Wisconsin’s Growth Agenda,” a plan that would enable UW-Green Bay to meet the demands and needs of a rapidly growing and changing region. The proposal, announced during the April meeting of the UW System Board of Regents’ Business, Finance and Audit Committee,