1. “News from Around the UW System”

    December 6, 2013

    Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents Thank you. At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System… First, from UW-La […]

  2. Four more UW Institutions to participate in Flexible Option

    UW-Madison, UW-Parkside, UW-Stevens Point and UW-Stout developing programs

    MADISON, Wis. – Students interested in the University of Wisconsin System’s competency-based UW Flexible Option will be able to choose from a wider array of certificate programs. In a presentation […]

  3. Regents pay tribute to outgoing president

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

    MADISON – In his final meeting with the Board of Regents, University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly urged his colleagues to remember the purpose and mission that define […]

  4. Governor encourages Regents to build on strong partnerships

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

    MADISON – Addressing the full Board of Regents on Thursday, Governor Scott Walker praised the University of Wisconsin System for its innovative and relevant contributions to economic and workforce development […]

  5. Twelve innovative UW proposals selected to spur economic and workforce development statewide

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System institutions got the green light today to deploy $22.5 million over the next two years to support increased economic growth and a stronger […]

  6. 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 four UW System students and three UW System teachers at an Oct. 25 […]

  7. UW institutions eager to implement economic development ideas

    Campuses submit 56 Incentive Grant proposals totaling more than $75 million

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System institutions submitted 56 proposals totaling more than $75 million, as they vie for $22.5 million from the new UW Incentive Grant program designed […]

  8. Telfer to serve as interim UW System President

    Kopper to serve as interim UW-Whitewater Chancellor, beginning January 1st

    MADISON, Wis. – Michael J. Falbo, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, announced today that UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard J. Telfer has agreed to serve as interim […]

  9. “News from Around the UW System”

    October 11, 2013

    Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System… UW-Stout has announced that it […]

  10. UW System to examine best practices in remedial education

    SOMERS, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly has announced that he will be appointing a task force to examine remedial education efforts across the UW System. […]

  11. Regents reaffirm commitment to competitive compensation

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

    SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved adjustments to the salary ranges for top UW leaders at its meeting Friday at UW-Parkside. “All of […]

  12. UW System receives $1.2 million grant from Lumina Foundation to support UW Flexible Option

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System announced today that it will receive a $1.2-million grant from Lumina Foundation. The grant will assist with evaluation of the UW Flexible […]

  13. UW System Regents review compensation policy, adjust some salaries

    SOMERS, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents today reviewed a new policy on Executive Salary Structure and approved salary adjustments for some senior academic leaders. The actions […]

  14. Regents adjust chancellors’ compensation to maintain UW’s competitiveness

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

    SOMERS, Wis.– Acknowledging the need to maintain competitiveness in recruiting and retaining senior academic leaders, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents reviewed a new policy on Executive Salary Structure […]

  15. UW System releases annual accountability reports

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will review the System’s annual performance reports on Thursday at a public meeting at UW-Parkside. “This marks our 19th […]

  16. New UW System high-speed network will advance research and development, benefit private sector

    MADISON, Wis. – The UW System and its 26 campuses and affiliates across Wisconsin will transition to a new high-speed, self-managed research and education data network over the next 14 […]

  17. Regents debate UW System cash reserve policies

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

    Madison, Wis. – In their first review of a draft policy on program revenue balances and reserves, members of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents raised concerns about […]

  18. Regents, legislators discuss common ground in state’s public higher education

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

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents reached out to legislators Thursday to find common ground regarding the state’s public higher education. “We need to ‘reboot’ the […]

  19. UW Regents work to find common ground with Legislators

    MADISON, Wis. – Across the nation, institutions of higher education are experiencing significant change. Colleges and universities are embracing new board governance roles, managing state funding shortfalls, and working to […]

  20. UW System presidential search committees named

    MADISON, Wis. – Michael J. Falbo, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, today appointed an 18-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to […]

  21. UW System statement on President Obama’s speech

    Today, President Obama gave a major speech at the University of Buffalo on his plan to make college more affordable for middle-class American families. “We are very pleased that the […]

  22. UW System President Kevin P. Reilly selected to advise American Council on Education

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly, the second longest-serving leader in the system’s history, today announced that he will leave to advise the American Council on Education […]

  23. CEO tells Regents that Universities are “stunning advantages” for growth in global economy

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

    MADISON – The main problem facing the United States is that it’s not growing rapidly enough, Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and CEO of GE, told the University of Wisconsin System Board […]

  24. “News from Around the UW System”

    July 12, 2013

    Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System… As we announced in a […]

  25. UW institutions approved to offer Flexible Option degrees

    UW-Milwaukee and UW Colleges gain Higher Learning Commission approval

    MADISON, Wis. – Two University of Wisconsin institutions planning to offer self-paced, competency-based degrees via the UW Flexible Option have received permission to move forward from their accrediting authority, the […]

  26. Board of Regents freezes tuition for all UW students

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

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously voted Thursday to freeze resident undergraduate tuition at the 2012-13 levels, in accordance with the state’s biennial budget. The […]

  27. GE chief executive to address UW Regents

    MADISON, Wis. – Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, will address the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday morning in Madison. As Regents and other […]

  28. Regents to honor winners of 2013 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 at its regular board meeting July 11 […]

  29. UW System Statement on Supreme Court Decision

    On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in the matter of Fisher v. the University of Texas at Austin. While this case involved specific college admissions policies […]

  30. “News from Around the UW System”

    June 7, 2013

    Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System … UW-Oshkosh is pleased to […]

  31. Regents approve pay plan request

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

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution directing UW System President Kevin P. Reilly to request a salary increase for all UW System […]

  32. Regents reflect on budget debate as learning opportunity

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

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Members of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents called the recent vigorous and contentious public debate surrounding the University’s 2013-15 biennial budget a learning opportunity. […]

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

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

  34. Joint Finance budget decreases UW funding, rejects compensation flexibility for Regents

    MADISON, Wis. – The legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance today advanced a budget that cuts state funding for the University of Wisconsin System by $66 million over two years and […]

  35. Regents honor outstanding UW System teachers

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor two professors and one academic program for their outstanding achievements in teaching, when they bestow the UW […]

  36. UW System statement on Governor’s budget changes

    MADISON, Wis. – Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch today asked legislative leaders to make changes to Governor Walker’s proposed 2013-2015 biennial state budget, including adding a two-year tuition freeze […]

  37. Message to all UW System Faculty and Staff Regarding Program Revenue Balances

    Dear Faculty and Staff Colleagues, Starting this weekend at ceremonies all around this state, thousands of students and their families will celebrate one of the biggest days of their lives, […]

  38. Information about UW System Program Revenue Balances and Reserves

    Students, taxpayers, legislators and citizens are understandably concerned about program revenue balances held by the University of Wisconsin System and its institutions. Most large institutions – public and private – […]

  39. University of Wisconsin System’s undergraduate research gains national attention

    MADISON, Wis. – Undergraduate research takes center stage across the University of Wisconsin System this month, as UW institutions work with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) to boost interest […]

  40. “News from Around the UW System”

    April 5, 2013 - Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents

    At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System … UW-Madison is celebrating a milestone this year with the graduation of its 400th fusion-related Ph.D. […]

  41. Board of Regents confirms two new chancellors, gets update on Flex Option

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

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents formally confirmed the appointment of two new Chancellors at its meeting Friday in La Crosse. In a unanimous […]

  42. Regents discuss biennial budget, capital projects, and economic development proposals

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

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – With the state’s biennial budget currently under development, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents heard more detail Thursday about the potential for new UW […]

  43. Schmidt recommended as UW-Eau Claire chancellor

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. James C. Schmidt has been recommended as the next Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He currently serves as Vice President for University Advancement at […]

  44. Blank recommended as UW-Madison chancellor

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. Rebecca M. Blank, Acting U.S. Secretary of Commerce, has been recommended as the next Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. UW System President Kevin P. Reilly […]

  45. Board of Regents: Proposed biennial budget benefits UW, state

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents March Meeting News Summary

    MADISON – In its first meeting since Governor Scott Walker announced his proposed state budget for 2013-15, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents heard an overview Thursday of […]

  46. Miller to lead UW System administration and fiscal affairs

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced that David L. Miller will be the System’s next Senior Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs. […]

  47. UW-Madison chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced four finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Madison. A 25-member search and screen committee, chaired by […]

  48. UW System Statement on Governor Walker’s 2013-15 Biennial Budget

    MADISON, Wis. – Gov. Scott Walker today released his proposed 2013-15 biennial state budget, which calls for more than $181 million in new taxpayer investments in the University of Wisconsin […]

  49. UW-Eau Claire chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Eau Claire. A 21-member search and screen committee, chaired […]

  50. “News from Around the UW System”

    February 8, 2013 Report by President Kevin P. Reilly to the Board of Regents

    At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System… UW-Stout’s property management undergraduate degree program has received a $1-million donation from the owner of a […]

  51. National expert discusses transformation of American higher education

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

    MADISON – American higher education is at a crossroads, a national expert told the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday, and that presents not only profound challenges […]

  52. UW System committed to maximizing success for all students

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

    MADISON – Looking forward, the University of Wisconsin System has long-term ambitious goals to maximize student success at all UW institutions, but attention must be paid to the “vital signs” […]

  53. Finalists named in search for UW System administration and fiscal affairs leader

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly today announced the names of the finalists for the position of Senior Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs for […]

  54. Winners of Regents’ Diversity Awards announced

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the fifth annual winners of its Regents’ Diversity Awards on February 8 in Madison. The awards program […]

  55. UW System statement regarding payments to ETF

    Today, University of Wisconsin System President Kevin P. Reilly charged his financial team and audit staff to immediately undertake a comprehensive review of the overpayments made to the Department of Employee Trust […]