1. New initiative to build capacity of UW System faculty to advance student success

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System is partnering with the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) on a new initiative that will create a state-based, faculty-led “innovation hub” focused on advancing curricular reforms that lead to deeper student engagement,  retention, and graduation. AAC&U’s new Faculty Collaboratives project more specifically aims to support

  2. Statement from UW System President Ray Cross

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Superior Chancellor Renée Wachter today announced that the campus will accept a bid from SSC, Service Solutions Company, to provide custodial services for the campus in place of the existing staff. UW System President Ray Cross issued the following statement: “University of Wisconsin-Superior is a valuable part of the UW

  3. UW-Milwaukee chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced three finalists for the position of chancellor at UW-Milwaukee. A 27-member search and screen committee, chaired by Dr. Mark Schwartz, a Distinguished Professor in UW-Milwaukee’s Geography department, recommended the slate of finalists to Cross and a special committee of the UW System Board

  4. Statements on the retirement of UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard Telfer

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Chancellor Richard (Dick) Telfer announced on Monday that he will step down as of June 30, 2015. University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross:  “Dick has more experience in the UW System than just about anyone. He came up through the ranks as a faculty member, administrator, and academic

  5. President Cross announces new veterans certification for UW campuses

    Institutions with high level of services for veterans will be UW VETS certified

    WAUKESHA – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the creation of a new University of Wisconsin VETS (Veterans Education and Transition to Success) certification that will recognize campuses that demonstrate exceptional commitment to helping student veterans succeed. Cross made the announcement at an event honoring veterans on the UW-Waukesha campus. “Thanks to

  6. UW System and WDVA support in-state tuition rate for non-resident veterans and dependents

    MADISON – Under a new federal law, non-resident military veterans eligible for federal G.I. Bill benefits who enroll in the University of Wisconsin System within three years of being discharged will be assessed in-state tuition rates starting in the fall 2015 semester. This change to the federal G.I. Bill will help to attract veteran students

  7. UW System has key role to play in the state’s economic development

    MADISON – As the state’s largest developer of human potential, the University of Wisconsin System is in a unique position to help grow a stronger Wisconsin economy, President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents Thursday.

  8. UW System has key role to play in the state’s economic development (news summary)

    University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents November Meeting News Summary

    MADISON – As the state’s largest developer of human potential, the University of Wisconsin System is in a unique position to help grow a stronger Wisconsin economy, President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents Thursday. “We are part of the solution,” Cross said, adding that the UW System must “take the lead with our

  9. Statement on the death of Regent President Emeritus Michael J. Spector

    Raymond W. Cross, President University of Wisconsin System

    MADISON – “On behalf of the entire University of Wisconsin System, I want to express our deep sadness at the news of the death of Michael J. Spector, president emeritus of the Board of Regents. Mike was an inspirational and energetic leader, committed to his work as a Regent and steadfast in his support of