1. Statements on Gerald Whitburn’s resignation from the UW System Board of Regents

    MADISON, Wis.—Gerald Whitburn has notified the Governor and the University of Wisconsin System of his immediate resignation from the UW System Board of Regents. Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, UW System Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen, and UW System President Ray Cross issued these statements today regarding Whitburn’s announcement:   “I thank Gerald Whitburn […]

  2. UW System puts focus on expanding college opportunities for nontraditional students (day 2 news summary)

    WHITEWATER, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System is expanding opportunities for adult learners. At today’s UW System Board of Regents meeting at UW-Whitewater, the Regents heard about the education options that are available to nontraditional adult learners across the UW System. “Throughout Wisconsin and the nation, people of all ages are seeking a quality education that […]

  3. News Around the UW System – December 2019

    Report to the Board of Regents What started as a pen-pal project between UW-Whitewater students and 2nd graders in Beloit, Wis., has transformed into an award-winning mentorship program. The Little Scholars Program recently won an outstanding achievement award from the Wisconsin State Council on Affirmative Action. College students write letters to their little buddies, and […]

  4. UW-Whitewater mission is to inspire, engage, and transform lives (day 1 news summary)

    WHITEWATER, Wis.—Now in its 151st year, the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater continues to “inspire, engage and transform” the lives of students, faculty and staff – as well as the community, state, region, and world. That was the message from Chancellor Dwight Watson Thursday, as UW-Whitewater hosted the Board of Regents. “We are surely not resting on […]

  5. Impacts of UW System research are significant, wide-ranging (news summary)

    MADISON, Wis.—From the prestigious Research I designation earned by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee to the purposeful research at the 11 comprehensive universities, the University of Wisconsin System’s research infrastructure is robust and remarkable. That was the message received by the Board of Regents today in a meeting that included a variety of presentations and discussions focused […]

  6. Regents focus on impact of UW System research

    MADISON, Wis.—Every day across Wisconsin’s public universities, researchers are on the verge of the next big breakthrough. From the prestigious Research I designation earned by UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee to the purposeful research at the 11 comprehensive universities, the University of Wisconsin System’s research infrastructure is robust and remarkable. “We want to make sure the public […]

  7. UW System’s Math Initiative aims to improve overall student success (day 2 news summary)

    SUPERIOR, Wis. – Traditional introductory math courses present one of the most significant barriers to degree completion for students in virtually all fields of study, but the University of Wisconsin System is working to change that. The UW System Math Initiative, which began in March 2017, is designed to help students receive relevant mathematics education […]

  8. Regents hear about innovative, influential Literacy Link project

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents heard a presentation from Ashland and Bayfield counties on The Literacy Link, a UW System–funded pilot project that connects children and parents in justice-involved families through literacy-rich experiences and environments. The Literacy Link pilot project is showing great promise as an approach that builds […]

  9. News Around the UW System – October 2019

    Report to the Board of Regents U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin recently toured UW-Superior’s new ballast water treatment facility at the Lake Superior Research Institute. This one-of-a-kind facility gives researchers access to new information to protect the world’s largest body of fresh water from invasive species and other threats. This influential research is funded through the […]

  10. Dairy Innovation Hub to harness expertise of UW System’s three agricultural programs (day 1 news summary)

    SUPERIOR, Wis. – From improving human nutrition to assuring clean water to growing the farm economy while caring for animals, the Dairy Innovation Hub will harness the intellectual and creative power of three University of Wisconsin institutions to address the most complex challenges facing the state’s dairy industry, the UW System Board of Regents heard […]