1. 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 awards presentation in Madison. The Alliant Energy Foundation and the UW System presented four students with the 2013 Alliant Energy/Erroll B. Davis, Jr. Academic Achievement

  2. 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 to spur economic growth, strengthen the workforce, and improve college affordability. UW System Regent Emeritus Jeffrey B. Bartell, who chairs the selection committee, congratulated UW

  3. 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 UW System President following the departure of President Kevin P. Reilly at year’s end. Reilly, the second longest-serving leader in the system’s history, announced on

  4. “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 will be collaborating with Thomson Reuters, the professional information and media company, to launch a new minor in Web technology. This minor is within the

  5. 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. “The national data clearly indicate that the number of college freshmen who are being placed into remedial classes is rising. Typically, this extends students’ time

  6. Regents reaffirm commitment to competitive compensation

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

    Regent Farrow

    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 these decisions – the revised policy, the broader ranges, and the individual adjustments – are consistent with this Board’s commitment to competitive compensation for all

  7. 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 Option, the UW System’s new competency-based credentialing model, and also provide support for developing a blueprint for other universities to build similar programs. The UW

  8. 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 are part of the Board’s ongoing effort to address competitive compensation challenges across the UW System. State statutes require that Regents establish market-based salary ranges

  9. 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 and approved salary adjustments for some senior academic leaders. State statutes require that Regents establish market-based salary ranges for the UW System President and Senior

  10. 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 year of publishing an annual accountability report, providing detailed information about a broad range of performance measures,” said Regent President Michael J. Falbo. “We are

  11. 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 to 18 months, UW System officials announced today at a briefing in the state Capitol. The new network will be state-of-the-art, using the latest equipment,