1. UW System Regents to discuss strategic issues related to affordability and access

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will devote a one-day meeting next week to broad discussions about the future of public higher education. As part of the System’s strategic planning process, Regents will review tuition and financial aid policies and discuss the mission of System’s 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges. No […]

  2. UW System seeks comment on conduct rules

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System today invited public comment on recommended changes to state rules regarding student conduct and conduct on university property. The primary goal of the changes is to provide clearer guidelines for students, student affairs administrators, UW police officers, security personnel, employees and visitors. The process for reviewing two […]

  3. Statement on the NIU Tragedy

    By UW System President Kevin P. Reilly “On behalf of the University of Wisconsin System’s 26 campuses and 170,000 students, we extend our deepest condolences to the students, faculty, and staff at Northern Illinois University. Though many challenges lie ahead as our NIU colleagues begin the healing process, their Wisconsin neighbors join together in hoping […]

  4. UW-Parkside Chancellor Search Committee Named

    MADISON, Wis. –University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 19-member search committee to help identify a new chancellor for UW-Parkside. Chancellor John P. (Jack) Keating announced last month that he will step down in August 2008 after leading the campus for over 10 years. UW-Parkside, one of the UW System’s 11 […]

  5. Regents urged to stay vigilant in a financially unsure time

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

    The Regents began their second day with a report from Regent President Mark Bradley, in which he reflected on items about higher education and the economy from Gov. Doyle’s State of the State address. Calling the current climate in Wisconsin “financially unsure,” Bradley urged the Regents to remain active and vigilant in the days ahead. […]

  6. President Reilly unveils Growth Agenda Action Steps

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

    UW System President Kevin P. Reilly commenced the year’s first Board of Regents meeting with a sampling of proposed initiatives aimed at strategically framing the UW System’s Growth Agenda for Wisconsin. “The Growth Agenda remains our main focus and our top priority,” said Reilly. “It is what we all believe we need to do for […]

  7. UW System President presents Growth Agenda Action Steps to Regents

    Strategic planning process produces broad framework and specific actions

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System Kevin P. Reilly today presented ten proposed initiatives that will support the Growth Agenda for Wisconsin – the university’s effort to produce more college graduates, stimulate job creation and strengthen Wisconsin communities. The ideas grow out of an ongoing strategic planning process that gathered input through seven “Think […]

  8. 2008 Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Achievement Award Recipients Announced

    MADISON, Wis—Four University of Wisconsin System students will receive this year’s Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Achievement Awards, recognizing outstanding scholarship and community service. Tyrus S. Cartwright of UW-Madison is a first-generation college student who is expected to graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in December ’08. His community service includes membership in the […]