1. UW System hosts Entrepreneurship Summit

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System will host its first Entrepreneurship Summit Thursday (April 2) on the UW-Stevens Point campus.  Recognizing the importance of preparing students for success in the global economy, the summit will explore ways of integrating entrepreneurship concepts into the core educational experience. The one-day event provides an opportunity for […]

  2. UW undergraduate students to showcase research in Capitol Rotunda

    MADISON, Wis. – About 100 of the University of Wisconsin System’s best and brightest undergraduate students will fill the Capitol Rotunda this week to share their original research findings with legislators, state leaders, UW alumni, and supporters. The sixth annual “Posters in the Rotunda: A Celebration of Undergraduate Student Research,” will take place Wednesday, April […]

  3. UW System reacts to proposed Capital Budget

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System leaders today reacted to the release of Governor Jim Doyle’s recommended 2009-11 Capital Budget. University leaders praised the significant new investments in academic, research, and student facilities, and pledged to continue pursuing new ways to streamline the building process. Overall, the plan calls for $194 million in state-supported […]

  4. UW-Platteville Chancellor to retire

    Reilly praises campus growth under Chancellor Markee’s leadership


    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Platteville Chancellor David Markee today announced his plans to retire in August 2009. Markee, one of the longest serving chancellors in the UW System today, has served UW-Platteville in the top leadership post since 1996. UW System President Kevin P. Reilly praised Markee for his many accomplishments, noting that he […]

  5. UW System enrollment tops 175,000

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System recently released its complete Fall 2008 enrollment data, showing a record number of students pursuing degrees at the 26 campuses. In the academic year beginning in September 2008, UW System’s enrollment reached 175,056 – an increase of 1,663 from the previous year, and an all-time record for […]

  6. Regents discuss challenges, opportunities of state budget

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents March Meeting News Summary

    Recipients of first Regents Diversity Awards honored MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents gathered for a one-day meeting on Thursday, devoting most of the session to broad discussions about two issues – the proposed 2009-11 biennial state budget and next steps in the UW System’s work on equity, diversity, and inclusion. […]

  7. UW Regents to discuss budget allocations this week

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet this week to discuss the 2009-11 State Budget and its impact on UW campuses. At this early stage of the budget process, most of the discussion will be for informational purposes only. However, the Board must take action on general budget allocation […]