1. Chancellors share details on proposed capacity-building initiatives (day 2 news summary)

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – A key part of the University of Wisconsin System budget request for 2019-21 is focused on capacity-building proposals. These initiatives are designed to increase student success and output, with an emphasis on addressing the state’s workforce needs. To grow capacity will require additional investments in faculty, support staff, or facilities, to […]

  2. UW System leadership commends UW-Stevens Point leadership at Regent meeting

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson and Provost Greg Summers provided a status update on its “Point Forward” proposal at the Board of Regents Education Committee on Dec. 6, 2018. The report provided a technical update on the proposal’s timeline – no action was taken by the Board. “The Board […]

  3. Western Wisconsin UW campus initiatives will bolster state’s talent pipeline, innovation

    LA CROSSE, Wis.  – University of Wisconsin System campuses in the western part of the state are critical to the UW System’s goals of enhancing student success, improving the state’s talent pipeline, and spurring innovation through Capacity-Building Initiatives. The UW System is seeking $25 million in the 2019-21 state budget to add hundreds of students […]

  4. News Around the UW System – December 2018

    Report to the Board of Regents UW-La Crosse students are near the top nationally for paying back their student loans. UWL’s excellent job placement rates and award-winning It Make$ Cents! financial literacy program contribute to high five-year repayment rates for Pell Grant recipients. Eighty-two percent of students paid toward their loan principal five years later. […]

  5. UW System Regents approve 3% annual increases in 2019-21 pay plan (day 1 news summary)

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents took decisive action by unanimously approving a pay plan that would provide UW System employees a three percent pay plan increase for each of the two fiscal years starting July 1. Regents also backed an identical pay plan for UW-Madison. “An investment in […]

  6. Statement from Regent President Behling

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System Regent President John Robert Behling issued this statement today: “The Board of Regents appreciates the status report UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson provided today. We thank him for his leadership and he has my full confidence and support as he develops a new regional university. We look forward […]

  7. Regents approve 3% annual increases in 2019-21 pay plan

    LA CROSSE, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved a pay plan that would provide UW System employees a three percent pay plan increase for each of the two fiscal years starting July 1. Regents also backed an identical pay plan for UW-Madison. “An investment in the University of Wisconsin […]

  8. UW System seeks 3% annual increases in 2019-21 pay plan

    Wisconsin should continue to reinvest in higher education

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross will recommend the Board of Regents take decisive action to approve a pay plan that would provide UW System employees a three percent pay plan increase for each of the two fiscal years starting July 1. “As labor markets tighten, salaries rise, and inflation increases, […]

  9. UW System moving forward on strategic plan priorities (day 2 news summary)

    SOMERS, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System institutions are making “really significant progress” in increasing the number of people holding the most in-demand degrees, according to Ben Passmore, UW System’s Associate Vice President for Policy Analysis and Research. Passmore provided the Board of Regents with the second annual progress report on 2020FWD, the UW System’s […]

  10. News Around the UW System – October 2018

    Report by President Ray Cross to the Board of Regents UW-Parkside is making its mark in professional sports. Student Andrea Wagner completed an internship with Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions, and UW-Parkside alumnus Duane McLean leads business operations for the Detroit Tigers. The school has earned a top five ranking by schools.com for […]