1. President Cross Statement on Joint Finance Committee budget vote

    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 […]

  2. Dwight C. Watson named new chancellor of UW-Whitewater

    Appointment takes effect Aug. 1

    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 […]

  3. State, taxpayer investment boosts UW System as economic driver, talent pipeline

    By Ryan Ring, Regent, University of Wisconsin System

    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 […]

  4. UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Way withdraws

    MADISON, Wis.—UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Philip K. Way has withdrawn from consideration for the position.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.  

  5. UW System graduates invaluable to Wisconsin communities, economy

    By Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System

    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 […]

  6. UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist withdraws

    MADISON, Wis.—UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist candidate Guiyou Huang has withdrawn from consideration for the position.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.