1. 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 threatening graffiti, vandalism, harassment, bullying, intimidation, and physical assault. Some were evidently targeted because of prejudice against their particular race, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, […]

  2. 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 committee, chaired by Professor Christine Kniep, Family Living, Winnebago County, UW-Extension, recommended the slate of finalists to Reilly and a special committee of the UW […]

  3. 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 System President Kevin P. Reilly and a special committee of the UW System Board of Regents announced their recommendation today.  Following action by the full […]

  4. 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 UW System eCampus, a new website that provides greater access to online education. The announcement comes during National Distance Learning Week, a week dedicated to […]

  5. 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 transition from military service to college life. The site (www.veterans.wisconsin.edu) guides Wisconsin veterans toward finding the right fit among Wisconsin’s public colleges and universities. With […]

  6. 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 the state face the serious challenges that lie ahead. “Great challenges bring great opportunities,” Walker said, appearing before the Board two days after his election […]