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 three UW System students and three UW System teachers at a Sept. 26 awards presentation in Madison. “Congratulations to this year’s award winners, who make their campus communities better places to live and learn,” said Ray Cross, UW

  2. Andrew J. Leavitt named new UW-Oshkosh chancellor

    MADISON, Wis. – Dr. Andrew J. Leavitt, vice president for University Advancement at the University of North Georgia and chief executive officer of the University of North Georgia Foundation, Inc., has been named the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved Leavitt’s appointment, following the

  3. UW System task force to strengthen efforts to address sexual violence and harassment on campus

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the formation of a new UW System Task Force on Sexual Violence and Harassment to strengthen the university’s capacity to protect students from sexual violence and better coordinate system-wide efforts at prevention and outreach. “Ensuring that our campus communities are safe and welcoming

  4. Additional finalists named for UW System VP for Finance

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the names of the three additional finalists for the position of Vice President for Finance for the UW System. Reporting to President Cross, this position is responsible for the conduct of all financial affairs of the UW System. This second round of finalists,

  5. UW System launches website to help students comply with Wisconsin voting requirements

    MADISON – A new website has been launched to help University of Wisconsin students understand and comply with new state voting regulations that are taking effect, beginning with the upcoming Nov. 4 elections. The website, located at http://wisconsin.edu/voting, includes: Basic information about voting Links to UW voting documents, including campus-specific information on voter-ID compliant student

  6. President Ray Cross touts UW System on Big Ten Bus Tour

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System must reach out for more input from the state’s business community to ensure that the university’s graduates are meeting employers’ needs, President Ray Cross told C-SPAN viewers today. “One of my initiatives is to more tightly connect the university to what the corporations in the state need,”

  7. UW System President Ray Cross talks business in Algoma

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System needs to reach out to business and community leaders around the state to better understand how the UW System can better serve Wisconsin’s needs, says President Ray Cross. Cross was in Algoma Wednesday to meet with small business owners, community leaders, and educators. He heard first-hand about

  8. UW-Oshkosh chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced five finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Oshkosh. A 21-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Barb Rau, from UW-Oshkosh’s College of Business, Management and Human Resources, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the UW

  9. UW System receives approval to award federal financial aid for a competency-based UW Flexible Option program

    MADISON, Wis. – Working parents, adults who started college but never completed their degree, and others will have new, affordable opportunities to earn a University of Wisconsin degree as a result of a landmark financial aid option approved last week by the federal government. The University of Wisconsin System has received approval from the United