1. University of Wisconsin System Leaders Praise Governor and Legislature for Approving a 2007-09 State Budget

    Statement by Mark Bradley, President, University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Kevin P. Reilly, President, University of Wisconsin System

    “On behalf of the University of Wisconsin System, we salute the legislature for approving this state budget today. We greatly appreciate the initiative of Governor Jim Doyle, Assembly Speaker Mike Huebsch, Senate Majority Leader Judy Robson, and other leaders who worked to craft this compromise budget. “As word of this action spreads to campuses and

  2. University of Wisconsin System Leaders React to Conference Committee Action on the Compromise Budget

    Mark Bradley, President, University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Kevin P. Reilly, President, University of Wisconsin System

    “This once elusive compromise is clearly the product of hard work and effective leadership. We applaud the persistence of Governor Doyle, Representative Huebsch, Senator Robson and other fair-minded leaders, as news of this agreement brings welcomed reassurance for students, parents, faculty, and staff across the state. “Legislators from both parties deserve credit, but it was

  3. Regents recognize student service learning efforts throughout the UW System

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

    River Falls –With a resolution met by thunderous applause, the UW System Board of Regents lauded the university’s students for their thousands of hours of service they perform on an annual basis. Regent Colleene Thomas, who presented the resolution and has participated in many service learning efforts herself, said she knows the importance of the

  4. Regent resolution urges Legislature to invest in UW System

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

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today urged state legislators to pass a budget that covers the university’s ongoing operating expenses. The Regents hope to avoid drastic cost-cutting measures in the Spring 2008 semester that may come if UW campuses don’t receive state funding soon. Regent President Mark Bradley

  5. UW Regents Urge Budget Action

    RIVER FALLS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today urged state legislators to pass a budget that covers the university’s ongoing operating expenses. The Regents hope to avoid drastic cost-cutting measures in the Spring 2008 semester that may come if UW campuses don’t receive state funding soon. Regent President Mark Bradley

  6. UW System will create common accountability standards in preparing future math and science teachers

    The University of Wisconsin System, in partnership with the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), will receive $600,000 over the next three years to create common accountability measures in preparing future math and science teachers. Wisconsin’s grassroots Teacher Quality Assessment (TQA) Model project is designed to create reliable performance assessment tools used during

  7. Alliant Energy’s Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards recognize outstanding instruction among UW System faculty

    MADISON ― The University of Wisconsin System, in partnership with Alliant Energy, presented the 2007 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards to four of the university’s remarkable teaching faculty. The annual awards honor teachers from UW institutions within Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin service area who demonstrate commitment to student success both in their teaching and