1. UW System President Thompson statement on proposed JCRAR resolution

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today regarding a proposed resolution by the state’s Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules: “From day one when […]

  2. UW System President Thompson announces student vaccination incentive

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced a new incentive program that provides an opportunity for UW students vaccinated against COVID-19 to win a $7,000 scholarship. Under […]

  3. UW System is a solution to workforce needs

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    Employers across Wisconsin have one thing on their mind as we emerge from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic: Employees. They can’t get enough. Yet, from Superior to Kenosha, Platteville […]

  4. UW System welcomes Tribal Nations leadership to discuss consultation policy (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is working to collaborate more closely with Wisconsin’s Tribal Nations to help more Native Americans access and succeed in higher education. The Board […]

  5. UW System Presidential Search Committee named

    Revised September 13, 2021, to reflect the addition of a committee member.  MADISON, Wis.—Edmund Manydeeds III, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, today appointed a 21-member […]

  6. Board approves UW System’s 2021-22 Annual Operating Budget (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously voted Thursday to approve a $6.564 billion annual operating budget for 2021-22. Key takeaways of the annual budget presented by […]

  7. UW System statement on state budget

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson and Regent President Edmund Manydeeds III issued this statement today: “The University of Wisconsin is the state’s greatest asset next to its […]

  8. UW System awards $1 million in scholarships to 267 students

    Awardees are first under new Regents Opportunity Scholarship

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that 267 UW System students will share $1 million in scholarships under the new Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship program. The […]

  9. Thompson announces new Vice President for Office of University Relations

    Jeff Buhrandt succeeds Scott Neitzel, who resigns after playing a key role during a challenging year

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that he has named Jeff Buhrandt as Interim Vice President for University Relations, replacing Scott Neitzel who is resigning his […]