1. 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 and procedures at UT, which are different than policies and practices in effect at University of Wisconsin System campuses, the case had been expected to

  2. “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 report that its College of Nursing undergraduate students continue to excel when it comes to the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses – or

  3. 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 employees no less than that provided all other state employees for each year of the 2013-15 biennium funded through the state compensation reserve. “We need

  4. 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. “This is a very important teaching moment for the UW System, for us as Board members,” said Regent Regina Millner. “We should be examining what

  5. 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 in its eighth year, was established to support and promote liberal education throughout the state’s public university system. This year’s essay prompt focused on civic