1. Dr. Lynn D. Akey named new chancellor of UW-Parkside

    Appointment takes effect January 2, 2024

    MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Lynn D. Akey, Vice President for Student Success, Analytics and Integrated Planning at Minnesota State University, Mankato, has been named the 7th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Parkside. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today unanimously approved Akey’s appointment, following a recommendation made by a selection committee. Akey will assume the […]

  2. Enrollment up, and steady, across the UW System

    Year-over-year increase is first since 2014

    MADISON, Wis.— University of Wisconsin System enrollment increased this fall compared to the previous year for the first time since 2014, according to preliminary estimates based on the first day of classes. Excluding UW-Madison, new freshman enrollment increased by 3 percent overall. “Wisconsin is in a war for talent and our universities play a key […]

  3. UW-Parkside chancellor finalists named

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced three finalists for the position of chancellor at the University of Wisconsin–Parkside, a student-centered university that serves approximately 4,300 students and offers 51 undergraduate majors, 87 minors and certificates, and 16 graduate degrees across four academic colleges. A Special Regent Committee selected the finalists from […]