1. 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 (ACE) in January 2014 and return to teaching. “We overcame financial headwinds to build a higher education system that expanded access to college classrooms for

  2. 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 of Regents Friday. “Everybody in the world is moving fast. If we’re not moving fast, we’re going to fall behind,” Immelt said. “That’s why we

  3. “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 news release yesterday, two UW System institutions got the green light from their accrediting agency to offer self-paced, competency-based degrees as part of the new

  4. 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 Higher Learning Commission (HLC). “This is an important step in our progress toward offering new Flexible Option degrees,” said UW System President Kevin P. Reilly.

  5. 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 Regents went one step further, voting to also freeze tuition for all graduate students and non-resident undergraduates. The decision will keep UW’s price competitive and

  6. 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 UW leaders work to strengthen Wisconsin’s workforce and boost economic development, Immelt will share his valuable insights on “Leading the Productivity Revolution.” Live streaming video

  7. 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 in Madison. This is the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of its academic staff. The 2013 recipients, including two individuals and one program,