1. “News from Around the UW System”

    June 6, 2014

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents (at UW-Milwaukee) I’m going to start with something truly remarkable. Just last week, the UW-Whitewater baseball team defeated Emery College to win the NCAA Division III College World Series. That’s good news on its own – but it also completed an almost unprecedented “triple crown”

  2. Board of Regents recognizes winners of Teaching Excellence Awards

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

    Olivia Collins

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday honored two professors and one academic program for their outstanding achievements. The Regents Teaching Excellence Awards, bestowed this year for the 22nd time, are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. See the UW System news release

  3. WTCS, UW System leaders sign historic transfer agreement

    MILWAUKEE, Wis.  – Leaders of Wisconsin’s two public higher education systems signed an historic agreement today that identifies up to 48 core credits that students can transfer within or between the two systems. University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) President Morna Foy signed the agreement following Friday’s meeting

  4. UW System Board of Regents re-elects its top leaders

    Photo of Regent President Michael J. Falbo

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – By unanimous vote, Regent Michael J. Falbo of Franklin was re-elected President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today, and Regent Regina Millner of Madison re-elected to serve as Vice President of the Board. Both positions have a one-year term. First appointed to the Board in 2004, Falbo previously

  5. Lori L. Stortz named UW System’s chief audit executive

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced that Lori L. Stortz will be the UW System’s new chief audit executive, leading the Office of Internal Audit. Effective July 1, Stortz will have responsibility for managing all internal audit functions at UW System, enterprise risk management, and compliance with state and

  6. UW Regents approve spending plan for FY15

    Cross highlights greater transparency and use of fund balances

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved a $6.097 billion spending plan for the state’s public university system, using $159.9 million in accumulated balances to freeze tuition rates at current levels and to support other student-related academic and program needs. The Board’s action funds the UW System for the

  7. Cross unveils ‘four pillars’ of biennial budget plan

    Affordability a top priority, system president tells UW regents

    MILWAUKEE, Wis.—Maximizing affordability and containing student debt are the University of Wisconsin System’s top priorities, President Ray Cross said Thursday afternoon as he offered a preview of the UW System’s 2015-17 biennial budget plan. Addressing the UW Board of Regents, Cross said that affordability is one of four “pillars” of the two-year budget plan he

  8. Board approves UW System’s annual budget plan and new financial processes

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

    Photo of UW System President Ray Cross

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved a $6.097 billion spending plan for the state’s public university system, using $159.9 million in accumulated balances to freeze tuition rates at current levels and to support other student-related academic and program needs. The Board’s action funds the UW System for the

  9. Gary L. Miller named new UW-Green Bay chancellor

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. Gary L. Miller, chancellor of the University of North Carolina Wilmington, has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved Miller’s appointment, following the recommendation made by a selection committee.  Miller will step into his new leadership post