1. Alumni satisfaction an endorsement of UW

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

    MADISON – Eleven University of Wisconsin four-year campuses took part in a recent survey of young alumni that was conducted by the American Council on Education, and the UW System […]

  2. Survey shows young alumni are satisfied with UW experience

    Graduates are well prepared, and they believe that college is worth the time and money

    MADISON, Wis. – Young alumni think highly of their University of Wisconsin System alma maters, and most believe that college has prepared them with the knowledge and skills they need. […]

  3. “News from around the UW System” – Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    Plenty of positive things have been happening at our institutions, of course, and at this time, I’d like to share some other news from around the UW System… Starting right […]

  4. UW-Madison’s ties with China growing

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

    MADISON, Wis. –University of Wisconsin-Madison’s growing relationship with China promises benefits for students, the university, and the State of Wisconsin, Chancellor Biddy Martin told the UW System Board of Regents […]

  5. UW System enrollment reaches new high, nearing 182,000

    Public universities continue productivity gains while managing financial challenges

    MADISON, Wis. – With almost 182,000 students at 26 campuses, the University of Wisconsin System set a new enrollment record this year, according to preliminary Fall 2010 data. For the […]

  6. Joint Statement Regarding Civility

    This fall, a number of our University of Wisconsin System campuses and surrounding communities have experienced incidents of violence and intolerance. Classmates, colleagues, and neighbors have been the targets of […]

  7. UW Colleges and UW-Extension chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced six finalists for the position of chancellor at UW Colleges and UW-Extension. A 23-member search and screen […]

  8. Cross recommended as Chancellor of UW Colleges and UW-Extension

    MADISON, Wis. – Raymond Cross, President of Morrisville (N.Y.) State College, has been recommended as the next Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and the University of Wisconsin-Extension. UW […]

  9. UW System eCampus Increases Access to Quality Online Education

    New Website launched during National Distance Learning Week

    MADISON, Wis. – As part of a strategic effort to grow the number of degree holders in the state, the University of Wisconsin System today announced the launch of the […]

  10. New Education Portal guides veterans to success

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System, University of Wisconsin-Extension, and the Wisconsin Technical College System have launched a new Veterans Wisconsin Education Portal to help veterans make the […]

  11. Governor-elect Walker calls on UW’s ‘innovation and creativity’

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents News Summary

    MADISON –Wisconsin Governor-elect Scott Walker told the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Thursday that he will be calling on the “innovation and creativity” of UW to help […]

  12. Alliant Energy’s Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards honor exceptional UW System instructors

    MADISON – Four members of the University of Wisconsin System’s teaching faculty have earned the 2010 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Awards for their outstanding commitment to student success. […]

  13. UW-Milwaukee chancellor search committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 25-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago. Reilly […]

  14. Collaboration benefits higher education and business community

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October Meeting: Day Two News Summary

    OSHKOSH – Two regional organizations from Northeast Wisconsin came before the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday to showcase the broad benefits of collaboration between higher education […]

  15. News from around the UW System – Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Kevin P. Reilly, President, University of Wisconsin System

    I’d like to share some news from around the UW System. We’ll start right here at UW-Oshkosh. Last month, the campus celebrated the official groundbreaking for the nation’s first commercial-scale […]

  16. UW System engaged in reducing achievement gaps

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents October Meeting: Day One News Summary

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System’s participation in the national Access to Success initiative aims to narrow the persistent achievement gaps between students from underrepresented populations and white […]

  17. UW System and WiSys announce R&D project funding

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System and the WiSys Technology Foundation announced today that six research and development projects with budgets totaling approximately $500,000 have been approved for funding […]

  18. UW System receives Lumina Foundation grant to expand prior learning assessments for adult students

    MADISON, Wis.— The University of Wisconsin System is expanding its Prior Learning Assessment programming, with the support of an $800,000, four-year grant from Lumina Foundation for Education. Prior Learning Assessment, […]

  19. Stafford appointed as UW System’s general counsel

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced the appointment of Tomas L. Stafford as the System’s General Counsel. Stafford currently serves as Interim Deputy General Counsel, […]

  20. Lovell appointed interim UW-Milwaukee chancellor

    Engineering dean is prepared to provide steady leadership, oversee key projects

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly announced today that Michael R. Lovell has agreed to serve as UW-Milwaukee’s Interim Chancellor. Lovell, Dean of the UWM’s […]

  21. Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers

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

    MADISON, Wis.  – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored two professors and one academic department as winners of the Regents’ 18th annual Teaching Excellence Awards on Friday. […]

  22. Board of Regents urges State investment in expanded research, more students

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

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is seeking reinvestment from the state to help increase the number of college graduates in the state and to propel creation of more […]

  23. UW System statement: Chancellor Santiago Leaving UWM

    Reilly praises research growth, continued access under Santiago’s leadership

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Carlos Santiago today announced his plans to leave the campus in October to become CEO of the Hispanic College Fund, a nonprofit organization […]

  24. Regents to honor outstanding UW System teachers

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has announced the recipients of the Regents’ 18th annual Teaching Excellence Awards.  On Aug. 20, two professors and one […]

  25. UW System Board developing biennial budget to move state forward

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Special Meeting News Summary

    MADISON – The budget request being developed by the University of Wisconsin System for the 2011-13 biennium is designed to help the university pull the state out of the current […]

  26. Morgan to lead UW administration and fiscal affairs

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced the appointment of Michael L. Morgan as the System’s Senior Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs. […]

  27. Boosting Entrepreneurship Education in UW System Campuses

    WiSys Technology Foundation and the UW-Madison Office of Corporate Relations will collaborate to advance entrepreneurship education at UW System comprehensive campuses MADISON – Entrepreneurs across the University of Wisconsin will […]

  28. UW System Good News – Remarks to the Board of Regents

    Board of Regents Meeting Kevin P. Reilly, President University of Wisconsin System

    It’s at about this time that I generally like to share other news from around the UW System.  I know we are very, very busy with a lot of other […]

  29. Regents recognize 2010 recipients of Academic Staff Awards for Excellence

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

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday honored this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence, the highest recognition bestowed on members of […]

  30. Board calls for 5.5% tuition increase at UW System’s four-year institutions, tuition freeze at UW Colleges

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

    MILWAUKEE – As part of approving a $5.59 billion annual operating budget, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved a 5.5% average tuition increase for resident […]

  31. UW Regents to approve budget, set tuition

    Proposal extends tuition freeze at 13 UW Colleges for fourth consecutive year Grants available to offset increases for low- and middle-income students MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board […]

  32. UW System recommends policy managing textbook costs for students

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System students will benefit from a variety of measures to control textbook costs under a new policy being considered by the Board of Regents […]

  33. Regents to honor winners of 2010 Academic Staff Awards for Excellence

    MADISON, Wis. —The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence June 11 in Milwaukee. This is the highest […]

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

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly announced three undergraduate student winners of the fifth annual UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition.  The competition, which […]

  35. UW-Superior chancellor search committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 20-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW-Superior Chancellor […]

  36. UW System leaders salute Congressman Obey

    MADISON, Wis. – At today’s meeting of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, UW leaders paid tribute to U.S. Rep. David Obey of Wisconsin’s seventh district. Obey announced […]

  37. Expert tells Board that new ways of thinking about budgets are necessary

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents News Summary

    MADISON – The current funding model for higher education is no longer sustainable and universities must adapt, an education expert told the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents Thursday. […]

  38. Patterson recommended as UW-Stevens Point Chancellor

    Patterson

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. Bernie L. Patterson, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Oklahoma City University, has been recommended as the next Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens […]

  39. UW accountability report shows rise in graduates

    More students are completing degrees, and taking fewer credits to do so

    MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin System today released its annual accountability report, “Investing in Wisconsin’s Future,” which will be presented to the Board of Regents on Thursday. “Recently, […]

  40. UW students to exhibit research in Capitol

    Hands-on work with professors enhances student success, improves scientific research

    MADISON, Wis. — More than 100 University of Wisconsin System undergraduate students will fill the Capitol Rotunda next week to share their original research with legislators and other state leaders […]

  41. UW System honors recipient of Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ People

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System has announced the winner of the 2010 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ People, an annual honor […]

  42. Board of Regents show support for Wisconsin Covenant

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

    FOND DU LAC – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents gave unanimous approval Friday to a resolution supporting the UW System Wisconsin Covenant Scholars Package. “Clearly, the Covenant […]

  43. UW System targets increasing the number of Wisconsin residents with college degrees

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

    FOND DU LAC – The University of Wisconsin System is launching a long-range plan to increase the number of college degree-holders in the state by 30 percent over the next […]

  44. UW System aims to provide More Graduates for Wisconsin

    Steady growth to result in 80,000 more UW degrees issued over next 15 years

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System is working to boost the number of college graduates over the next 15 years, aiming for a future where half of all […]

  45. UW-Stevens Point chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced six finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Stevens Point. A 19-member search and screen committee, chaired […]

  46. UW System honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System has announced the 16 winners of the 2010 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, an annual honor given to students, faculty […]

  47. Shields recommended as UW-Platteville Chancellor

    Dennis Shields

    MADISON, Wis. —.Dennis Shields, Acting Vice President for Student Affairs at the City College of New York – City University of New York, has been recommended as the next Chancellor […]

  48. UW Colleges and UW-Extension chancellor search committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today appointed a 23-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor […]

  49. UW-Platteville chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Platteville. A 19-member search and screen committee, chaired by […]

  50. Regents recognize winners of Diversity Awards

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

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored the second annual winners of its Regents Diversity Awards at its meeting on Friday. The award program was established […]

  51. UW System to develop strategies for economic recovery and renewal

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

    MADISON – As the country’s focus turns to economic recovery, Regent President Charles Pruitt told the Board of Regents Thursday that the time is right for the University of Wisconsin […]

  52. 2010 Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Achievement Award recipient announced

    MADISON, Wis. – A University of Wisconsin-Madison engineering graduate has been named the recipient of this year’s Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis Jr. Achievement Award, recognizing outstanding scholarship and community service. […]

  53. Interim UW Colleges and UW-Extension Chancellor named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly announced today that Dr. Marv Van Kekerix has agreed to serve as Interim Chancellor of UW Colleges and UW-Extension, […]

  54. Winners of Regents Diversity Awards announced

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the second annual winners of its Regents Diversity Awards on February 5 in Madison. The awards program […]

  55. Regents approve capital projects at UW-Milwaukee

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday unanimously approved three capital projects at UW-Milwaukee as part of a broader initiative to support the institution’s research […]