News - May 2019
May 28, 2019
MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross issued this statement today: “Today’s vote was a missed opportunity and shortsighted. The UW System is the best investment the state can make to develop its workforce and attract and retain talent. The UW System budget is reasonable, specific, and responds to workforce needs. We need at […]
Appointment takes effect Aug. 1
May 23, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Dwight C. Watson, Provost and Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Southwest Minnesota State University, has been named the 17th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved Watson’s appointment, following the recommendation made by a selection committee. Watson will step into […]
By Ryan Ring, Regent, University of Wisconsin System
May 17, 2019
I would not be where I am today if it were not for the University of Wisconsin System. This month I will earn my diploma from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, becoming the first in my family to graduate from a four-year college. I am also concluding one of the most rewarding experiences of my […]
May 16, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Philip K. Way has withdrawn from consideration for the position. The meeting of the Special Regent Committee scheduled for Friday will proceed as planned.
By Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System
May 7, 2019
As Wisconsin policymakers craft the next state budget, I urge them to consider the invaluable benefits the University of Wisconsin System brings to all parts of the state. The governor and legislature have shared priorities to improve wages and attract and retain talent to meet workforce demands. That’s why, as graduates walk across the stage […]
May 6, 2019
MADISON, Wis.—UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Guiyou Huang has withdrawn from consideration for the position. All public events related to Huang’s visit are cancelled. He was scheduled to visit the Whitewater campus on Tuesday, May 7, and the Rock County campus on Wednesday, May 8.