1. UW System’s Online Learning Initiative to strengthen online instruction, advising

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System and its 13 universities have embarked on an ambitious effort to strengthen online teaching and advising while ensuring students have access to the technology they need thanks to the generosity of a confidential donor. The Online Learning Initiative is funded through a $2-million gift prompted by the rapid transition […]

  2. Statement by UW System President Tommy Thompson

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today. “Our universities are doing everything we can to provide in-person classes safely this fall and reductions in state support for the UW System are an obstacle to that work. In addition to providing invaluable educational opportunity, our universities are critical to every regional […]

  3. Statements on Attorneys General lawsuit regarding ICE rules

    MADISON, Wis.—Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul today was among 18 attorneys general that sued U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) over rules related to international students. UW System President Tommy Thompson: “International students are welcomed here at the UW System. We fully support the Attorney General’s action today joining […]

  4. Interim President Thompson forges ahead with plans for students’ return to campus in fall (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—Tommy G. Thompson addressed his first meeting of the Board of Regents Thursday as interim President of the UW System and said getting students back on campus in a way that is safe for students, faculty, staff, and the university community is a top priority. “This is vitally important to me and to you, […]

  5. Tommy Thompson takes office as UW System President, seeks feedback from public and university community

    MADISON, Wis.—As Tommy Thompson takes office today as President of the University of Wisconsin System, his transition team is announcing creation of the “Listening Post” for Wisconsin residents and UW students, faculty, and staff to ask questions and offer ideas. The Listening Post, and a message from Thompson, is available on the UW System website […]

  6. Credit transfer planning now easier for Wisconsin college students

    Transferology tool launches today

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Technical College System are making it easier for students to plan credit transfers in Wisconsin by launching a new online credit transfer tool called Transferology. Over the last year, the UW System coordinated the launch of Transferology to make transfer easier and more efficient in Wisconsin […]