1. Statement on Undergraduate Admissions to the UW System

    Kevin P. Reilly, President, UW System; and David G. Walsh, President, Board of Regents

    “We want to take this opportunity to reiterate the University of Wisconsin System position on undergraduate admissions. The requirements and policies regarding admissions to the university have not changed. We want Wisconsin families to know that the best way for their sons and daughters to be assured a place at any UW campus continues to […]

  2. UW System and Department of Veterans Affairs honor Wisconsin veterans

    President Reilly and Secretary Scocos praise expanded Wisconsin G.I. Bill

    MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs are emphasizing action over words this year as they pay tribute to the thousands of Wisconsin servicemembers who have given their lives in defense of our nation. The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs and the UW System jointly saluted the leadership of Gov. […]

  3. UW System honors students for essays on the value of liberal education

    MADISON-Three undergraduate students from University of Wisconsin System campuses have been named recipients of the first UW System Liberal Arts Scholarship Competition, established to support and promote liberal arts and science education throughout the state’s public university system. Three students have been honored for writing outstanding essays on the value of a liberal arts education […]

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

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    Thank you, Regent Walsh. Let mention a few Good News items from around the system. First up, 238 students representing every UW campus are at UW-Stout this morning for the 7th annual UW System Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity. The students are sharing their research and artistic expressions with state citizens as part […]

  5. Private dollars committed for UW-Madison Law School Deanship

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved a request from UW-Madison Chancellor John Wiley to adjust the base salary of Kenneth Davis Jr., dean of the UW Law School, and pay his salary with private funds. For the first time, the entire dean’s salary will be paid by an endowment […]

  6. Regents, Gov. Doyle affirm commitment to help students through “Wisconsin Covenant”

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

    MADISON—The state would provide financial aid and support to students from low-income backgrounds to attend a University of Wisconsin System campus under a proposed program supported Friday by the Board of Regents and Gov. Jim Doyle. Doyle said the program, known as the “Wisconsin Covenant,” would ask eighth-graders to agree to finish high school, earn […]

  7. Diversity essential to a successful UW Growth Agenda for Wisconsin

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

    Regents review status of diversity goals in the UW System; honor academic staff members MADISON—The University of Wisconsin System must be aggressive and creative in integrating its goals to improve diversity into the university’s mission if it is to serve all citizens of the state and to improve the long-term future of Wisconsin. The UW […]

  8. UW System Commencement Activities

    Thank you for your interest in commencement activities throughout the UW System. Below please find a listing of dates, times, locations and commencement speakers for upcoming ceremonies at UW campuses. Please contact each institution for further details. Four-Year Campuses UW-Eau Claire May 20, 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Zorn Arena. Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton. UW-Green […]