1. Winners of Regents Diversity Awards announced

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents will honor the first-ever winners of its Regents Diversity Awards on March 5 in Madison.  The awards program was established by the Board to recognize and support individuals and programs in the UW System that foster access and success in university life for historically underrepresented

  2. UW System Board of Regents to hold public hearing on rules

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents is inviting public comment on recommended changes to university rules regarding student conduct and conduct on university property. The public hearing will be at UW-Milwaukee on Thursday, March 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 280 of the Zelazo Center, 2419 E. Kenwood

  3. UW works to protect more students from tuition increases while facing daunting financial challenges

    MADISON, Wis. – For the first time, the University of Wisconsin System and the Governor have worked together on a plan to cover tuition increases for families with need who earn up to the state’s median family income of $60,000. Reacting to Governor Jim Doyle’s proposed budget for the 2009-11 biennium, UW System President Kevin

  4. UW System applauds federal investment in higher education

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly released the following statement regarding the federal economic stimulus package signed today by President Obama: “We are pleased that our Congressional leaders recognize the vital role that higher education can play in reenergizing our economy and bolstering our resilience as we face the future.   The

  5. In spite of downturn, UW System focused on long-term goals

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

    MADISON – In a time of uncertain budget prospects, UW System President Kevin P. Reilly reiterated the university’s intent to stand by the goals spelled out in the Growth Agenda for Wisconsin. “We are convinced that this is the right path for our State, and we will continue working closely with the Governor and the

  6. Regents hear progress on Growth Agenda Action Steps

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

    MADISON – The UW System Board of Regents began its Thursday meeting with a comprehensive progress report on the Growth Agenda Action Steps, derived one year ago from a strategic planning process. “There has been a tremendous amount of activity around these eleven Action Steps,” said UW System President Kevin P. Reilly. “We have made

  7. 2009 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. Tera Burr of UW-Platteville expects to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and a minor in Spanish. Tera is a member of the

  8. New sources of financial aid help keep college affordable

    MADISON, Wis. – With families wondering if they can afford college, new private and public investments are providing additional financial aid for students. In a presentation to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today, President Kevin P. Reilly discussed significant progress being made to increase need-based student aid. Reilly announced that nearly 2,000