1. Regents approve tenure policy, elect new leadership (day 2 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday unanimously passed a resolution to move language concerning tenure as it currently exists in state statute into Regent policy. That policy, which will take effect if related state statutes are repealed as proposed, will sunset on the date the Board adopts a long-term […]

  2. UW System Board of Regents elects new leadership

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – By unanimous vote, Regent Regina Millner of Madison was today elected President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Regent John Behling of Eau Claire was elected to serve as Vice President of the Board. Both positions have a one-year term. First appointed to the Board in 2012, Millner’s […]

  3. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents More than 50 volunteers came to Memorial Park at UW-Platteville recently to plant 4,000 seedlings. You will recall that it was just about a year ago that an EF-2 tornado swept through the park, as well as the campus and the city of Platteville, destroying […]

  4. UW Board of Regents focus on budget, tenure reform (day 1 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE – While budget debates may sometimes test civility and threaten to divide people, UW System President Ray Cross called for looking at the big picture. “At the end of the day, we are all yearning for a future Wisconsin that’s not repeatedly and always focusing on how to defend our budget, but how to […]

  5. Regents to honor winners of 2015 Academic Staff Awards for Excellence

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Awards for Excellence at its regular board meeting June 5 in Milwaukee. This is the UW System’s highest recognition bestowed on members of its academic staff. “This year’s award winners exemplify the commitment and far-reaching […]