1. AG Schimel and UW System Team Up with Adapt Pharma to Expand Narcan Availability on University Campuses

    UW System Has First System-wide NARCAN Initiative in Nation

    MADISON, Wis. – Attorney General Brad Schimel and University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross are expanding access and affordability of the live-saving opiate antidote, NARCAN® Nasal Spray, through a partnership with the drug’s manufacturer, Adapt Pharma, Inc. that was announced today. “Earlier this year, DOJ partnered with Adapt Pharma to expand NARCAN® access in […]

  2. Planning and implementation for restructuring of UW Colleges, UW-Extension is underway (news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is going “full steam ahead” with plans to restructure the UW Colleges and UW-Extension, according to President Ray Cross. Presenting the first progress report on the planning and implementation process since the Board of Regents approved the restructuring proposal last month, Cross told the Regents Thursday that significant […]

  3. Regents Approve Outcomes-Based Metrics, Faculty Workload Policies

    Today, the UW System Board of Regents approved an outcomes-based funding model for allocating new state funds to UW institutions, as well as a faculty workload reporting plan, in accordance with statutory requirements established in the 2017-19 biennial budget. OUTCOMES-BASED METRICS The 2017-19 biennial budget included $26.25 million in new state funding specifically targeted for outcomes-based […]

  4. News Around the UW System – December 2017

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Eau Claire geography majors are learning to use sophisticated geospatial technologies. These students are in high demand for internships and jobs, thanks to the hands-on fieldwork made possible through partnerships with industry leaders. UW-Extension’s Center for Technology Commercialization helped draw a national biohealth conference to […]

  5. WEDC, UW System Name Talent Initiatives Director

    Rebecca Deschane to oversee statewide efforts to attract, retain highly skilled workforce in newly-created position that will serve both organizations

    Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the University of Wisconsin System (UWS) today announced that Rebecca Deschane has been named talent initiatives director, a new position that will lead and coordinate statewide efforts to attract and retain talent for both organizations. Deschane, WEDC’s legislative liaison since 2011, has been an integral […]

  6. Quinn Williams Appointed as UW System’s General Counsel

    MADISON, Wis. – Following a national search, University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross today announced the appointment of Quinn Williams as the System’s General Counsel. In his new role, Williams will serve as chief legal officer for the UW System. He will provide legal advice to the Board of Regents, the UW System President, […]

  7. UW System Wins National Award to Support Student Success

    The University of Wisconsin System is one of four higher education systems nationwide to be awarded a two-year grant from the National Association of System Heads (NASH), an organization of the chief executives of 46 public colleges and university systems in the United States.  The $150,000 grant will be used to advance the UW System’s […]