1. UW leaders praise campus capital investments

    MADISON, Wis. – The State Building Commission today approved Governor Scott Walker’s recommendations for the 2011-13 Capital Budget. The budget provides long-term investments in new University of Wisconsin System facilities that will enhance teaching, research, and student life across the state. “This is an excellent Capital Budget that represents a strong partnership between the UW […]

  2. “Wisconsin Idea Partnership” proposes flexibility for all campuses

    Facing $250 million in cuts, UW institutions need tools to sustain quality and access

    MADISON, Wis. – Faced with the challenge of trimming budgets by more than $250 million over the next two years, all University of Wisconsin System institutions need new managerial flexibilities to preserve educational quality and maintain broad college access. The UW Board of Regents today officially endorsed a new proposal – the Wisconsin Idea Partnership […]

  3. Board of Regents shows strong support for Wisconsin Idea Partnership

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents March Meeting News Summary

    MADISON –The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Thursday endorsed a new proposal – the Wisconsin Idea Partnership – that would extend managerial flexibilities to all UW institutions while maintaining a unified system. With the UW System facing a , System President Kevin P. Reilly told Regents that the new proposal provides Gov. […]

  4. UW-Milwaukee chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Milwaukee. A search and screen committee, chaired by Distinguished Professor Mark D. Schwartz from UW-Milwaukee’s Geography Department and current chair of UWM’s University Committee, recommended the slate of finalists to Reilly and a special […]

  5. University of Wisconsin leaders assess budget impact

    Major financial challenges and restructuring would affect all 182,000 students

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin leaders today responded to Governor Scott Walker’s proposed 2011-13 biennial budget, saying that $250 million in budget cuts for UW campuses will affect students, faculty, staff, and local communities all across the state. UW System Institution Proposed GPR Cut UW-Madison                      $125 million (13% reduction) UW System Administration $4.8 million […]