1. Message to all faculty, staff, and students regarding budget lapse

    Dear Faculty, Staff, and Student Colleagues, These are difficult economic times, and we face many challenges in our efforts to preserve broad access to a high-quality college education and continue groundbreaking research on behalf of Wisconsin citizens. I want to provide you with up-to-date information about the latest issues – new state budget reductions – […]

  2. Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System recognize outstanding teachers and students

    MADISON – The Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System recognized the outstanding achievements of two UW System students and four UW System teachers in an Oct. 21 awards presentation in Madison. The Alliant Energy Foundation and the UW System presented two students with the 2011 Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Academic Achievement […]

  3. UW System Statement about 2011-13 Budget Lapse

    The UW System learned late on Friday (Oct. 14) that all of our colleges, universities, and extension networks could lose $46 million in state taxpayer support during fiscal year 2011-12, plus an additional $19.6 million next fiscal year. The 2011-13 State Budget provided for $174.3 million of “lapses” in state GPR funding, requiring state agencies […]

  4. Board of Regents considers redefining its roles and responsibilities

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

    GREEN BAY – University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Michael Spector told the Board on Friday that it is timely to reconsider, and perhaps redefine, the role of the Board of Regents in the System. “Simply stated, what do we see as our core responsibilities, in light of present-day fiscal and other realities?  […]

  5. Regents learn about UW-Green Bay’’s “Deep Roots and Strong Wings”

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

    GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has “deep roots and strong wings,” said Chancellor Thomas Harden, in welcoming the Board of Regents on campus Thursday. Those deep roots provide a “sense of belonging that can’t be disrupted, allow an individual to stand even during adversity, makes a secure environment for growth and learning, […]

  6. UW-Madison Interim Chancellor’s appointment extended

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly announced today that he is extending UW-Madison Chancellor David Ward’s interim appointment to two years. “This is a great testament to Chancellor Ward’s leadership capabilities,” Reilly said. “He’s clearly made a very positive impression in a short amount of time.” Ward agreed in June to […]