1. Students and teachers recognized for outstanding achievements by Alliant Energy Foundation and UW System

    MADISON – Four UW System students and three UW System teachers have been recognized by the Alliant Energy Foundation and the University of Wisconsin System for their outstanding achievements. “Congratulations to these impressive students and inspiring instructors,” said UW System President Ray Cross. “We are proud to partner with Alliant Energy to recognize their outstanding […]

  2. Board of Regents approves resolution on college affordability (day 2 news summary)

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a broad resolution on college affordability Friday that included resident undergraduate tuition recommendations for the 2017-19 biennium. The Regents unanimously approved a freeze in resident undergraduate tuition for the 2017-18 academic year and an increase in 2018-19 of no more than the […]

  3. Board of Regents Discuss College Affordability

    Today, the Board of Regents adopted a resolution related to all five components of college affordability:  state funding, financial aid, cost to deliver, tuition, and time to graduate.  Time to graduate is one of the most important factors – the longer it takes to get a degree, the higher the cost.  The Board also recommended […]

  4. UW System Vice President to be Chief Financial Officer in Tennessee System

    David L. Miller, vice president for administration and fiscal affairs for the University of Wisconsin System, has announced that he has accepted a new position as chief financial officer for the University of Tennessee System.  He plans to take office there in January 2017. “It has been a privilege to be part of the University […]

  5. “News from around the UW System”

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents   Last week, the international news agency Reuters released its top 100 rankings of the most innovative universities in the world for 2016. I am proud to report that the UW System ranks #13 worldwide. The Reuters list relies exclusively on empirical data – such […]

  6. President Cross announces new UW System Business Council (day 1 news summary)

    EAU CLAIRE, Wis. – President Ray Cross announced Thursday that he is forming a University of Wisconsin (UW) System Business Council to advise the UW System about how the university can continue to best meet the needs of the state. The Council will include key business and industry leaders in diverse fields from around the […]

  7. UW System Announces New Business Council

    President Ray Cross announces he is forming a University of Wisconsin (UW) System Business Council that will include key business and industry leaders from around the state with diverse backgrounds and experience.  The Council will advise the UW System about how the university can continue to best meet the needs of Wisconsin. “The challenges Wisconsin […]

  8. A UW System Degree is Worth the Investment

    By Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System

    When we are young, we dream about our future and what we will become.  We are excited to spread our wings and see what adventures lie ahead. If you have children, you have dreams for their future. You want them to thrive, be happy, and have a better life than you could ever imagine. Often, […]