1. President Cross calls for a ‘culture of innovation and entrepreneurism’ within UW to address state’s needs

    STEVENS POINT, Wis.—Wisconsin’s public universities must embrace a culture of innovation and entrepreneurism to meet the challenges and opportunities facing our state, according to University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross. Cross made his remarks Monday as the opening presenter of a two-day conference held in Stevens Point called “Pathways to an Entrepreneurial University.” Cross […]

  2. President Cross raises the bar on UW System’s remedial education

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today called for the University to raise the bar on its efforts to help college students who require remedial coursework to complete that work and succeed. Addressing the Board of Regents at its Friday meeting in Oshkosh, Cross spelled out two ambitious goals for the […]

  3. “News from Around the UW System”

    August 22, 2014

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents (at UW-Oshkosh) At this time, I’d like to share some news from around the UW System. Much of the power of our great university resides, I believe, in the extraordinary stories that our students, faculty, researchers, staff and administrators have to tell. So, I hope […]

  4. Regents approve UW System’s vision and biennial budget plan

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

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents  unanimously  approved the UW System’s 2015-17 biennial operating budget request at its meeting Thursday in Oshkosh. UW System’s Aug. 21, 2014, news release: “President Cross’ vision and budget plan focus on state’s economy” Text of UW System President Ray Cross’ remarks to the Board […]

  5. President Cross’ vision and budget plan to focus on state’s economy

    OSHKOSH, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today offered a biennial budget proposal focused on developing the “talent and ideas to improve Wisconsin’s economy and impact the world.” Cross’ remarks, which he presented to the UW System Board of Regents during its meeting in Oshkosh, were part of a larger presentation of his vision […]

  6. University of Wisconsin System’s undergraduate research gains national attention

    MADISON, Wis. – Undergraduate research takes center stage across the University of Wisconsin System this month, as UW institutions work with the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) to boost interest in undergraduate research. A national conference in La Crosse this past weekend attracted thousands of participants from across the country. On Wednesday, students from every […]

  7. UW System co-hosts listening reception with African-American and Latino leaders of Dane County

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross joined with the Madison Urban League, Centro Hispano, United Way, and over 100 other African-American and Latino community leaders to discuss possible partnerships at a reception this week. “In today’s talent-based economy, it is vitally important – for all of us – that educational and […]