1. UW System President Ray Cross salutes UW-Milwaukee’s designation as research leader

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross says the recent news that UW-Milwaukee has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is strong validation of UW-Milwaukee’s evolving and expanding research role. Earlier this month, Carnegie gave UW-Milwaukee its “highest research activity” rating, a

  2. UW System President Cross thanks Assembly for passage of College Affordability package

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross thanked the Wisconsin Assembly for passage this week of the College Affordability legislative package. “Improving the affordability of a university experience is critically important to our students and their families, and we greatly appreciate the Assembly’s passage of the college affordability bills. We thank the

  3. UW System President Cross thanks legislature for passage of distance learning legislation

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross thanked the Wisconsin legislature for its passage this week of the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA). The M-SARA bill, offered by Sen. Sheila Harsdorf and Rep. Joan Ballweg, creates a Distance Learning Authorization Board attached to the Higher Educational Aids Board. The new board

  4. Education Committee recommends adoption of Tenure Task Force’s new and revised Regent policies (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents’ Education Committee voted unanimously on Friday to recommend adoption of three new or revised Regent Policy Documents that continue tenure and lay out new processes for faculty layoffs or termination. “These policies were drafted with three goals in mind: to reaffirm this board’s and

  5. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Oshkosh’s newly modernized academic building—Clow Social Science Center—has reopened its doors. The building underwent a complete renovation and offers UW-Oshkosh nursing students state-of-the-art, innovative learning spaces, including a simulation suite designed to replicate a hospital setting, new faculty-student collaborative labs, and much more. The building opened to

  6. Remarks by UW System President Ray Cross to Board of Regents regarding UW System’s commitment to diversity, inclusivity

    On Jan. 21, I had the opportunity to meet with several students of color from UW System institutions and members of the United Council. Some of the students joining us here today were among those to discuss how to improve the experiences of students of color on our campuses. We talked about what the UW

  7. Board of Regents honors faculty research, innovation with Regent Scholar spotlight, grants (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents recognized three Regent Scholar grant recipients for 2016 and presented them with award certificates in the Research, Economic Development, and Innovation (REDI) Committee during the Board’s Feb. 4 meetings at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. “I love the notion that we have the potential here