1. 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 […]

  2. UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today re-elected Andrew S. Petersen to another one-year term as president. The vote was unanimous. The Regents also re-elected Michael M. […]

  3. President Cross presents blueprint for strong, post-pandemic UW System (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—President Ray Cross presented the Board of Regents with a proposed blueprint for how the University of Wisconsin System should respond to the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 […]

  4. UW System institutions continue to serve students, Board meets virtually (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents today in a virtual meeting that the University’s commitment to the Wisconsin Idea of serving every corner […]

  5. UW System recognizes three professors as 2020 Regent Scholars honored for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System announces the selection of three 2020 Regent Scholar recipients distinguished for their extraordinary efforts in support of undergraduate research, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Prior to […]

  6. Regents recognize 12th annual Diversity Awards recipients (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored the recipients of the 12th annual Regents’ Diversity Awards today. These awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and […]

  7. News Around the UW System – February 2020

    Report to the Board of Regents UW-Madison’s South Madison Partnership will soon have four times the space to support its growth as a community resource. Currently, more than 1,000 people […]

  8. UW System explores strategies to narrow achievement gaps (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—The persistent achievement gap between white students and students of color is a significant national issue but also one that is especially profound in some parts of Wisconsin. It’s […]

  9. UW System reports to Regents on public records improvements

    MADISON, Wis.— The University of Wisconsin System is continually seeking to improve public accountability and public records access. Today, the System’s Director of Compliance and Integrity together with the Public […]

  10. UW System Board of Regents announces 2020 Diversity Awards

    Educators in Milwaukee, Menomonie, and Madison recognized for work to support student success

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the recipients of the 12th annual Regents’ Diversity Awards on February 7 in Madison at the next Regents meeting. […]