1. UW System welcomes Tribal Nations leadership to discuss consultation policy (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System is working to collaborate more closely with Wisconsin’s Tribal Nations to help more Native Americans access and succeed in higher education. The Board […]

  2. UW System Presidential Search Committee named

    Revised July 26, 2021, to reflect the addition of a committee member.  MADISON, Wis.—Edmund Manydeeds III, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, today appointed a 20-member […]

  3. Board approves UW System’s 2021-22 Annual Operating Budget (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously voted Thursday to approve a $6.564 billion annual operating budget for 2021-22. Key takeaways of the annual budget presented by […]

  4. UW System statement on state budget

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson and Regent President Edmund Manydeeds III issued this statement today: “The University of Wisconsin is the state’s greatest asset next to its […]

  5. UW System awards $1 million in scholarships to 267 students

    Awardees are first under new Regents Opportunity Scholarship

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that 267 UW System students will share $1 million in scholarships under the new Wisconsin Regents Opportunity Scholarship program. The […]

  6. Regents honor recipients of Academic Staff Excellence Awards (day 2 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today honored the recipients of the Academic Staff Excellence Awards for both 2021 and 2020. These awards acknowledge exceptional […]

  7. UW System Regents elect Edmund Manydeeds III as President and Karen Walsh as Vice President to one-year terms

    MILWAUKEE, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents on Friday elected Regent Edmund Manydeeds III to a one-year term as president. Manydeeds, a graduate of UW-Superior and UW-Madison, succeeds […]

  8. UW System preparing for return to pre-pandemic campus life in Fall 2021 (day 1 news summary)

    MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Returning to pre-pandemic campus life in Fall 2021 is a top priority around the University of Wisconsin System, and three chancellors spoke up today about how they’re […]

  9. Regents announce Academic Staff Excellence Awards for 2021

    Educators in Madison, Oshkosh recognized for work to support student success

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today announced this year’s recipients of the Academic Staff Excellence Awards. These awards recognize exceptional service to the university and are […]

  10. Statement: UW System statements on state budget proposal

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today: “By not extending the $45 million annual budget reduction and by not further mandating a tuition […]