1. Staff Changes

    President Cross accepted Jessica Tormey’s resignation effective January 29. Ms. Tormey has served the UW System since 2007, and most recently served as Chief of Staff and Vice President of University Relations. Ms. Tormey made a personal choice to leave the organization based upon a personal mistake and how media coverage of those decisions potentially reflected […]

  2. President Cross Statement on Passage of Assembly Bill AB 675

    Today, the Assembly Committee on State Affairs passed the provisions included in AB 675, legislation that will streamline the building project approval process at the Wisconsin Department of Administration.  The legislation reflects language supported by the UW System Board of Regents that was originally included in Governor Walker’s proposed 2017-19 biennial budget.  The bill was […]

  3. Board of Regents’ Executive Committee Approves Administrative Functions Related to UW Colleges and UW-Extension Restructuring Initiative

    Decision Protects Student Financial Aid Packages

    Today, the UW System Board of Regents’ Executive Committee approved a resolution that will allow all UW comprehensive and research institutions to offer the UW Colleges’ Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS) degree in the online format as part of the restructuring initiative.  The resolution also allows UW-Milwaukee to offer the AAS in the Flexible […]