1. Regents to honor winners of 2014 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 March 6 in Madison. This is the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of its academic staff. The 2014 recipients, including two individuals and one program, […]

  2. UW System President Ray Cross names Jessica Tormey as chief of staff

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has named Jessica Tormey as senior special assistant/chief of staff effective March 3, 2014. Tormey will serve as a liaison between the president’s office and the Board of Regents, chancellors, legislators, business leaders and donors. In addition, she will oversee the coordination of UW System […]

  3. Partnership cultivates UW entrepreneurs’ ideas via $2-million seed fund

    UW-Extension, UW System and WEDC Ideadvance Initiative is first such gap fund for UW entrepreneurs statewide

    MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. (WEDC) have created a $2 million seed fund that UW-Extension will administer to help commercialize technology and ideas developed at UW campuses statewide. UW-Extension and its partners announced the Ideadvance Seed Fund today at a news conference in the State Capitol […]

  4. “News from Around the UW System”

    February 7, 2014

    Report by Interim President Richard J. Telfer to the Board of Regents At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System… First, hot off the press … On Tuesday, Microsoft named University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee grad Satya Nadella as its next CEO, only the company’s third leader in its 38-year history. […]

  5. Regents honor 6th annual Diversity Award winners

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

    Photo of 2014 Diversity Award winner Roger Haro, Professor of Biology, UW-La Crosse

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored the sixth annual winners of its Regents’ Diversity Awards today in Madison. The awards were established by the Board to recognize and support individuals and programs in the UW System that foster access and success in university life for historically underrepresented populations. See the […]

  6. Regents review UW System’s 2013 annual financial report

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

    MADISON – The Board of Regents’ Business and Finance Committee and Audit Committee today reviewed University of Wisconsin System’s audited annual financial report for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2013. Discussion focused on changes to the report, year-end cash balances, and how those assets affect the academic accreditation of individual colleges and universities. […]