1. Expanded scope of advising plays vital role in helping students succeed (day 2 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – As part of the University of Wisconsin System’s commitment to expanding the number of college graduates in the state, there is growing recognition that providing students with a range of support services is vital to their success. Student support services run the gamut from financial aid, academic planning, mental and behavioral […]

  2. Wisconsin students deserve an increase in the Wisconsin Grant

    Low- and moderate-income students are at risk of falling behind

    By Debbie Ford, Chancellor, University of Wisconsin–Parkside The University of Wisconsin System has taken a big step toward helping more low- and moderate-income students attain a bachelor’s degree. The new Wisconsin Tuition Promise will ensure that qualified students can attend any university within the UW System tuition free. The new program will assist an estimated […]

  3. Regents approve UW System biennial budget request that supports students, quality education (day 1 news summary)

    GREEN BAY, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today voted unanimously to approve UW System’s $262.6 million operating budget request for the 2023-25 biennium, which includes funding for the Wisconsin Tuition Promise. Wisconsin Tuition Promise is a new initiative slated to start in fall 2023 to ensure underserved Wisconsin students can […]

  4. UW System review finds costs affordable for most students, a challenge for those from lower incomes

    MADISON, Wis. – A University of Wisconsin System education is affordable for most students, including in comparison to national averages, peers, and other Midwestern universities. But low- to moderate-income students are less likely to enroll, suggesting the overall cost of a bachelor’s degree is becoming increasingly out of reach for that segment of students. Those […]

  5. UW System President Jay Rothman and Chancellors announce Wisconsin Tuition Promise

    Program starting in fall 2023 will help underserved students obtain a degree tuition-free

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced the creation of the Wisconsin Tuition Promise, a new initiative starting in fall 2023 to ensure underserved Wisconsin students can attend any UW System university without paying tuition or fees. The goal of the program is to increase the number of state residents […]