1. 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 System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff on June 6. The 2014 recipients of the 22nd annual Regents Teaching Excellence Awards

  2. Robert M. Meyer named new UW-Stout chancellor

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. Robert M. Meyer, president of Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College, has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Stout. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved Meyer’s appointment, following the recommendation made by a selection committee.  Meyer will step into his new leadership post on Aug. 16,

  3. Statement of University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross regarding UW-Whitewater’s winning of the NCAA Division III national college baseball championship

    “All of Wisconsin is proud of UW-Whitewater’s unprecedented ‘triple crown,’ which it completed today. As the 2013-14 national champions in football, men’s basketball, and baseball, the Warhawks student athletes have made NCAA history. It’s hard to imagine this three-sport ‘tri-fecta’ ever being achieved again. Congratulations to the players and coaches of all three teams!”

  4. UW System announces plan to fund program allowing high school students to take college courses

    Governor, State Superintendent laud action and commit to finding a long-term solution

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today proposed a one-year plan to cover tuition costs for all high school students taking UW courses offered in high schools. The funding plan will maintain access to the popular option for the 2014-15 academic year while state policymakers consider funding and policy enhancements to the state’s

  5. David J. Ward to serve as interim academic and student services leader for UW System

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has named David J. Ward as interim senior vice president for academic and student affairs for the UW System. Ward will succeed Mark A. Nook, who announced earlier this week that he has accepted a new position as chancellor at Montana State University Billings. Ward,

  6. UW System senior vice president to lead Montana State University Billings

    MADISON, Wis. – Mark A. Nook, senior vice president for academic and student affairs for the University of Wisconsin System, has announced that he has accepted a new position as chancellor of Montana State University Billings. He plans to take office there in July 2014. “Mark has been a strong leader for the UW System,

  7. UW System names interim communications leader

    MADISON, Wis. – John N. Diamond has been named Interim Associate Vice President for External Relations and Strategic Communications for the University of Wisconsin System. UW System Vice President for University Relations James Villa announced the appointment of Diamond, who will supervise a team broadly responsible for the UW System’s external and internal communications. “John

  8. Finalists named for UW System VP for Finance

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the names of the three finalists for the position of Vice President for Finance for the UW System. Reporting to Senior Vice President for Administration and Fiscal Affairs David Miller, this position is responsible for the conduct of all financial affairs of the

  9. UW-Green Bay chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Green Bay. A 23-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Cheryl Grosso, from UW-Green Bay’s Music Department, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the UW System Board of

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

    Madison, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced three undergraduate student winners of the annual UW System Liberal Arts Essay Scholarship Competition. Now in its ninth year, the competition was established to support and promote liberal education throughout the state’s public university system. This year’s essay prompt invited students to reflect on

  11. UW-Milwaukee chancellor search committee named

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today appointed a 27-member search and screen committee to help identify a successor to UW-Milwaukee Chancellor Michael R. Lovell, who announced on March 26 that he had been named the first lay president of Marquette University in Milwaukee. Cross appointed 14 UW-Milwaukee faculty members, two academic

  12. Update: UW System President Ray Cross continues listening sessions across Wisconsin

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross continues his around-the-state listening initiative with plans to spend the full day at UW-Green Bay on Friday, May 9. While in Green Bay, Cross expects to hold separate listening sessions with a variety of diverse groups, including student representatives, veterans, business and community leaders, the