1. Statement from UW System President on Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

    Kevin P. Reilly, president of the University of Wisconsin System, applauded John and Tashia Morgridge today for their generous founding gift to the Fund for Wisconsin Scholars, Inc., emphasizing that this investment will help the state realize its full economic and social potential: “John and Tashia Morgridge, both Wisconsin natives, are known for their generous […]

  2. UW-Madison faces challenges to world-renowned status, Regents hear

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

    The underlying theme of today’s UW System Board of Regents meeting called attention to the growing competition for resources the UW System, UW-Madison in particular, is currently facing. Patrick Farrell, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UW-Madison, presented the board with what he believed to be various factors that will form the future […]

  3. UW System leaders laud Wiley’s successes, promise swift action on national search for successor

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System leaders today reacted to news that UW-Madison Chancellor John D. Wiley will step down in September, praising the chancellor’s impressive record of success. Wiley has served as chancellor since January 2001, leading an institution that currently enrolls more than 40,000 students and enjoys a global reputation for excellence […]

  4. Seg Fee policy approved by UW System President

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

    University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today accepted a new policy designed to protect segregated university fees and preserve a system where students and administrators share responsibility for distributing those funds. A committee of UW System students and administrators developed the policy, based on extensive research and broad public input. UW System President […]

  5. UW System enrollments at record high

    Data show gains in new freshmen and transfers

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents this week will review enrollment data showing that the 26 UW campuses are providing record levels of educational access to the state’s public university. UW System administrators will report tomorrow that a record 173,313 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Fall 2007 semester. […]