1. Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost (day 2 news summary)

    Board also unanimously approves $6.35 billion annual budget

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – With college affordability a top priority, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a UW System proposal recommending increased state funding for financial aid at its meeting Friday at UW-Milwaukee. The UW System is requesting an increase of $3.25 million in 2018-19 for the Wisconsin Grant-University of Wisconsin (UW) program, […]

  2. UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – By unanimous vote, Regent John Robert Behling of Eau Caire was today re-elected President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Regent Drew Petersen of Middleton was re-elected to serve as Vice President of the Board. Both positions have a one-year term. Behling has served on the Board since […]

  3. Focused on affordability, Regents approve financial aid boost

    Board also unanimously approves $6.35 billion annual budget

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – With college affordability a top priority, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved a UW System proposal recommending increased state funding for financial aid at its meeting today at UW-Milwaukee. The UW System is requesting an increase of $3.25 million in 2018-19 for the Wisconsin Grant-University of Wisconsin (UW) program, […]

  4. News Around the UW System – June 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents   UW-Milwaukee senior Kirill Shmilovich works with assistant professor of physics Ionel Popa to study how protein hydrogels respond to force. This work could help develop better artificial tissues and smart drug delivery systems. Kirill was one of 60 undergraduates from across the country invited to speak […]

  5. President Cross announces application fees waived for UW Colleges applicants (day 1 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE – The University of Wisconsin System will be waiving application fees for all students applying to any of the 13 two-year UW Colleges campuses for the Fall 2018 term, effective today and running through Sept. 7, 2018. “During the transitional period of restructuring, we want to reassure prospective students that all campuses remain open […]

  6. Regents call for UW System to develop more robust policies to safeguard against sexual harassment

    Changes to hiring, reference check policies will be considered

    MILWAUKEE – The Board of Regents unanimously approved a resolution today calling for University of Wisconsin System to develop or modify certain human resources policies to ensure more robust hiring and reference check processes related to sexual harassment be implemented at all UW System institutions. “The board has a paramount responsibility to ensure the safety […]

  7. Regents Honor Outstanding UW System Teachers

    Educators in Eau Claire, Baraboo, and Green Bay recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

    The UW System Board of Regents will honor the 26th annual winners of its Teaching Excellence Awards on June 8 in Milwaukee at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize outstanding achievements in teaching. They are the UW System’s highest recognition for members of its faculty and academic staff. The monetary value of the award […]

  8. Restructuring Is Positioning Students and UW System for the Future, Chancellors Say (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh Chancellor Andrew Leavitt told the Board of Regents that the joining of UW Colleges campuses with four-year UW institutions as of July 1 is “a once-in-a-generation opportunity to help transform lives.” “The new university we are creating together can be a force that helps further transform our rising region” by […]

  9. UW System Provides Update on Project Aimed at Improving Student Access, Affordability and Opportunity (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – Rob Cramer, Vice President for Administration, updated the University of Wisconsin System’s Board of Regents on current and future implementation and planning for the UW Colleges and UW-Extension restructuring project at its meeting Thursday. “The primary objectives of the restructuring are access, affordability, and opportunity,” Cramer said. “It is important to keep these […]

  10. Planning and implementation for restructuring of UW Colleges, UW-Extension is underway (news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is going “full steam ahead” with plans to restructure the UW Colleges and UW-Extension, according to President Ray Cross. Presenting the first progress report on the planning and implementation process since the Board of Regents approved the restructuring proposal last month, Cross told the Regents Thursday that significant […]