1. UW System moving forward on strategic plan priorities (day 2 news summary)

    SOMERS, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System institutions are making “really significant progress” in increasing the number of people holding the most in-demand degrees, according to Ben Passmore, UW System’s Associate Vice President for Policy Analysis and Research. Passmore provided the Board of Regents with the second annual progress report on 2020FWD, the UW System’s […]

  2. More than 900 UW System students to receive need-based grants from the Fund for Wisconsin Scholars

    Madison, Wis. – The Fund for Wisconsin Scholars has awarded need-based grants to more than 900 UW System students, including approximately 580 new four-year University of Wisconsin System students and 324 transfer students. It is the second year in a row that all eligible transfer students were funded. The Fund for Wisconsin Scholars (FFWS) provides […]

  3. News Around the UW System – October 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Parkside is making its mark in professional sports. Student Andrea Wagner completed an internship with Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and UW-Parkside alumnus Duane McLean leads business operations for the Detroit Tigers. The school has earned a top five ranking by schools.com for […]

  4. Chancellors share impacts of proposed Capacity-Building Initiatives (day 1 news summary)

    SOMERS, Wis. – Four University of Wisconsin System Chancellors told the System’s Board of Regents at its meeting Thursday at UW-Parkside that the $25-million funding request for Capacity-Building Initiatives would expand the state’s talent pipeline by increasing the number of graduates in high-demand fields like healthcare, science, technology, engineering and mathematics; and enhance student success […]

  5. UW System seeks investment in Student Success and Workforce Development Initiatives to help address demographic trends

    MADISON – The $25-million Capacity-Building Initiatives proposed by University of Wisconsin System institutions would expand access to high-demand fields, increase internship opportunities, and enhance undergraduate research. UW System Board of Regents President John Robert Behling sees the initiatives as a way to address demographic trends. “To position Wisconsin for long-term academic and economic success, we […]