1. Speed pays when it comes to cutting college costs (day 2 news summary)

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents December Meeting, Day Two News Summary

    MADISON – Getting through college more quickly is a potential route to significant cost-savings for students, University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly told the Board of Regents Friday, in a wide-ranging discussion of quality, affordability, and differential tuition issues. “We need to be clearer about results of choices that students and families make […]

  2. UW System News – Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    “At this time I’d like to share some news from around the UW System. “Let’s start with UW-La Crosse.  Later today, UW-La Crosse will officially receive the “2009 U.S. Department of Commerce Export Award for International Student Recruiting and Program Development.” In the last 10 years, UW-La Crosse has strategically increased its international student numbers […]

  3. UW-Madison chancellor stresses research excellence (day 1 news summary)

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents December Meeting, Day One News Summary

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin-Madison is consistently ranked among the finest research universities in the world. The challenge going forward is to maintain that status in the face of dwindling state support, Chancellor Biddy Martin told the UW System Board of Regents on Thursday. “We’re going to need more flexibility so we can help […]

  4. CLARIFICATION: Two UW campuses remain open this morning

    As local conditions permit, two University of Wisconsin System campuses will remain OPEN today. UW-Milwaukee and UW-Superior this morning were exempted from the Governor’s order to close all State offices, based on local assessments that conditions do not warrant closure at this hour. Chancellors at the two campuses will closely monitor conditions throughout the day […]

  5. UW System Board of Regents to meet with modified agenda

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet heretomorrow and Friday for its regularly scheduled meeting. Due to severe weather today, the meeting agenda will be modified in the following ways: A tour of the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR) scheduled for 8amtomorrow has been canceled. The Regents will […]