1. Wisconsin Public Television and Radio to Return to UW-Madison

    Today, the UW System Board of Regents’ Executive Committee approved a resolution to return UW-Extension’s public media services – Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) – to its historic home, UW-Madison. WPR and WPT are located on the UW-Madison campus.  The resolution is part of the ongoing restructuring of UW Colleges and […]

  2. UW System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents President John Robert Behling Statements Regarding UW System Compensation Plan Approval

    On February 14, 2018, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Employment Relations (JCOER) unanimously approved a pay plan increase for UW System employees. UW System President Ray Cross “We thank the Joint Committee on Employment Relations for unanimously approving the largest compensation increase UW employees have seen in nearly a decade.  These increases will be important […]

  3. Regents Recognize 10th Annual Diversity Awards Recipients (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored the 10th annual recipients of its Regents’ Diversity Awards Friday. The awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and success for students who are members of historically underrepresented populations. Regent Mark Tyler, chair of the selection committee, said the award recipients show “a […]

  4. News Around the UW System – February 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Madison researchers partnered with UCLA to confirm a 3½ billion-year-old piece of rock contained the oldest fossils ever found. Geoscience Professor John Valley led the study of the Western Australia fossil – and the results confirmed this is the earliest direct evidence of life on Earth. […]

  5. UW System Provides Update on Project Aimed at Improving Student Access, Affordability and Opportunity (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – Rob Cramer, Vice President for Administration, updated the University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents on current and future implementation and planning for the UW Colleges and UW-Extension restructuring project at its meeting Thursday. “The primary objectives of the restructuring are access, affordability, and opportunity,” Cramer said. “It is important to keep these […]

  6. Regents’ Diversity Awards Recipients Announced

    The UW System Board of Regents will honor the tenth annual recipients of its Regents’ Diversity Awards on February 9 in Madison at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and success for students who are members of historically underrepresented populations. Each recipient will receive $5,000 to support professional […]

  7. $2.3 Million Grant Supports UW System Math Initiative to Increase Student Success

    Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation and Affiliates aims to increase student success

    The University of Wisconsin System has received a $2.3 million grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates in support of its ongoing Math Initiative, a coordinated, systemwide effort. The Math Initiative is designed to help students complete—in their first year of college—relevant introductory mathematics education that aligns to their program of study and […]