1. Ford recommended as UW-Parkside chancellor


    MADISON, Wis. — Dr. Deborah L. Ford, Vice President of Student Affairs at University of West Florida, has been recommended as the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. UW System President Kevin P. Reilly and the Board of Regents’ Special Committee for the UW-Parkside Chancellor Search announced the recommendation today.  Following action by the […]

  2. UW System honors students for essays on the value of liberal education

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly announced today the three undergraduate student winners of the fourth annual UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition.  The competition, which was established to support and promote liberal education throughout the state’s public university system, invited students to discuss the ways that a liberal […]

  3. University committed to mission in tough economic times

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

    MILWAUKEE –Following up on new reports that the state’s budget crisis is likely worse than anticipated, UW System President Kevin P. Reilly reiterated to the Board of Regents Friday that the University will not be immune from the impact of the economic downturn. But he also reaffirmed that the University will continue to advocate for […]

  4. Message from UW System President Kevin P. Reilly on state budget

    To: All UW System Faculty, Academic Staff, and Classified Staff “As you may have heard in the news, Governor Doyle today announced his response to manage a growing state budget deficit. New projections show that the shortfall for 2009-11 is projected to be about $1 billion higher than initially expected, now totaling more than $6 […]

  5. Students design campaign to combat alcohol and drug abuse

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

    MILWAUKEE – In the past few months, two students from the UW-Milwaukee community died as a result of alcohol and drug abuse. Unfortunately, the possibility of a similar tragedy happening on other campuses is something that all UW institutions must confront, said UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago. “The challenge before us is substantial…So what do we […]

  6. Regents to consider doctoral programs at UW-Oshkosh and UW-Eau Claire

    Doctor of Nursing Practice addresses state's growing workforce needs

    MADISON, Wis. – For the first time, two University of Wisconsin System comprehensive campuses could offer doctoral degrees. The new programs would address changing professional requirements in the field of nursing and help meet growing workforce demand for healthcare professionals. The Board of Regents will consider this week requests from UW-Eau Claire and UW-Oshkosh to […]

  7. Regents to review modified conduct rules

    Additional changes respond to concerns raised during two-year review

    MADISON, Wis. – After a two-year process, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will review two revised administrative rules covering student conduct and conduct on university property.  If approved by the Regents next week in Milwaukee, the revised rules will be submitted to the State Legislature. Over the last two years, UW System […]