1. UW System President Cross Statement on Announcement of Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute

    “Data analytics is a rapidly emerging field that brings opportunities to drive economic growth and address societal challenges. This initiative recognizes the tremendous educational and research assets of UW-Milwaukee, and the pivotal role they and their collaborating institutions play in positioning the Milwaukee region as a world-class center for data science expertise, talent development, and […]

  2. UW System Statements Regarding Audit Report Hearing

    President Ray Cross and Regent Michael M. Grebe addressed the Joint Audit Committee today to discuss Audit Report 18-4: Relationships Between the University of Wisconsin and Certain Affiliated Organizations. President Ray Cross, UW System: “We have taken decisive, transparent, and accountable steps to protect our universities, taxpayers, and students in the wake of the Oshkosh […]

  3. Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost (day 2 news summary)

    Board also unanimously approves $6.35 billion annual budget

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – With college affordability a top priority, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a UW System proposal recommending increased state funding for financial aid at its meeting Friday at UW-Milwaukee. The UW System is requesting an increase of $3.25 million in 2018-19 for the Wisconsin Grant-University of Wisconsin (UW) program, […]

  4. UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – By unanimous vote, Regent John Robert Behling of Eau Caire was today re-elected President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Regent Drew Petersen of Middleton was re-elected to serve as Vice President of the Board. Both positions have a one-year term. Behling has served on the Board since […]

  5. Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost

    Board also unanimously approves $6.35 billion annual budget

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – With college affordability a top priority, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a UW System proposal recommending increased state funding for financial aid at its meeting today at UW-Milwaukee. The UW System is requesting an increase of $3.25 million in 2018-19 for the Wisconsin Grant-University of Wisconsin (UW) program, […]

  6. News Around the UW System – June 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents   UW-Milwaukee senior Kirill Shmilovich works with assistant professor of physics Ionel Popa to study how protein hydrogels respond to force. This work could help develop better artificial tissues and smart drug delivery systems. Kirill was one of 60 undergraduates from across the country invited to speak […]

  7. President Cross announces application fees waived for UW Colleges applicants (day 1 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System will be waiving application fees for all students applying to any of the 13 two-year UW Colleges campuses for the Fall 2018 term, effective today and running through Sept. 7, 2018. “During the transitional period of restructuring, we want to reassure prospective students that all campuses remain open […]

  8. Regents call for UW System to develop more robust policies to safeguard against sexual harassment

    Changes to hiring, reference check policies will be considered

    MILWAUKEE – The Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution today calling for University of Wisconsin System to develop or modify certain human resources policies to ensure more robust hiring and reference check processes related to sexual harassment be implemented at all UW System institutions. “The board has a paramount responsibility to ensure the safety […]

  9. Students applying to UW System two-year campuses have application fees waived

    One-time waiver is intended to encourage more students to apply to college

    University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today that application fees will be waived, effective immediately and through Sept. 7, for students applying to any of the 13 two-year UW Colleges campuses for the upcoming fall 2018 term. This is when the largest volume of applications to the UW Colleges are usually submitted. “Waiving […]

  10. Regents Honor Outstanding UW System Teachers

    Educators in Eau Claire, Baraboo, and Green Bay recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

    The UW System Board of Regents will honor the 26th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards on June 8 in Milwaukee at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in teaching. They are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The monetary value of the award […]