1. UW System scales back pay recommendation

    MADISON, Wis. – Unlike any other state agency, the University of Wisconsin System must formally recommend a two-year pay plan for its faculty and academic staff, even before the State Budget has been introduced. This year, university leaders must submit that recommendation amidst unprecedented economic turbulence, while important questions about an anticipated budget deficit remain

  2. UW-Green Bay chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Green Bay. A 21-member search and screen committee, chaired by UW-Green Bay Prof. Denise Scheberle, recommended the finalists to Reilly and a special committee of the UW System Board of Regents. Regent Judy Crain

  3. UW System tightening its belt, preserving commitment to educational quality and innovation

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System is continuing to take steps to help address the state’s immediate financial crisis, while focusing resources on programs that are most relevant to student access and success. In October, UW System President Kevin P. Reilly implemented new approval processes for university hiring. Today, Reilly announced that UW

  4. UW-River Falls chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced five finalists who are being considered for the position of chancellor at UW-River Falls. A 19-member search and screen committee, chaired by UW-River Falls Professor James Madsen, recommended the finalists to Reilly and a special committee of the UW System Board of

  5. University of Wisconsin System convenes conference promoting liberal education, a unifying mission for the 21st-century

    MADISON, Wis. – Teams from 14 University of Wisconsin System institutions will meet in Madison on Nov. 20-21, 2008, to discuss how best to educate students for 21st-century challenges.  Co-sponsored by the UW System Office of Academic Affairs and the System Advisory Group on the Liberal Arts, the conference will celebrate the UW System’s participation

  6. KnowHow2GOWisconsin to offer free test preparation

    MADISON— Fall is the time of year when many college-bound teens get very anxious about taking the oft-dreaded SAT and ACT exams. To combat those fears, KnowHow2GOWisconsin now offers free online test preparation materials to Wisconsin students. The newly added Test Prep feature on the www.KnowHow2GOWisconsin.org website includes easy-to-use tutorials and interactive practice sessions designed

  7. UW-Parkside Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 19-member search and screen committee to help identify a new chancellor for UW-Parkside. UW-Parkside, one of UW System’s 11 comprehensive institutions, enrolls more than 5,000 students from 55 counties comprising the most diverse student population in the UW System.  Leading approximately

  8. Regents discuss recruitment and retention challenges, honor teaching excellence award winners

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents November Meeting News Summary

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents met for a one-day meeting on Nov. 6, with most of the session focusing on broad discussions about two strategic issues – academic workforce recruitment and retention challenges, and professional doctorates in the UW System. No action was taken on either item. Regents President Mark