1. Regents recognize 11th annual Diversity Awards recipients (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents honored recipients of its 11th annual Diversity Awards Friday. These awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and success for students who are members of historically underrepresented populations. See the UW System 11th annual Diversity Awards news release Regent Mark Tyler, chair of the […]

  2. Capacity-building initiatives will spur innovation and improve state’s talent pipeline, student success

    MADISON, Wis. – Capacity-building Initiatives at University of Wisconsin System campuses are critical to the UW System’s goals of enhancing student success, improving the state’s talent pipeline, and spurring innovation. “To grow capacity will require additional investments in faculty, support staff, and facilities, to be able to enroll more students and produce more graduates in […]

  3. News Around the UW System – February 2019

    Report to the Board of Regents Biomedical engineering undergraduates at UW-Madison work in teams over multiple semesters to solve real-world problems. Students recently showcased their work, including prototypes for bone transplants, post-surgery limb compression, and kidney stone prevention. To help move research from the lab to market, students also practice short pitches to entrepreneurs at […]

  4. Investments needed to repair, renovate aging UW System buildings (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON, Wis. – More than half of the University of Wisconsin System’s buildings were built in the 1950s-70s, and many now require significant repair and renovation work to ensure continued safety as well as to support continued excellence in teaching, learning, and research, according to a UW System capital planning leader. Several biennia of operational […]

  5. Investments needed to repair, renovate aging UW System buildings

    Maintenance now will reduce overall costs; ensure safety; and support teaching, learning, and research

    MADISON, Wis. – More than half of the University of Wisconsin System’s buildings were built in the three decades starting in 1950, and many now require significant repair and renovation work to ensure continued safety as well as to support excellence in teaching, learning, and research. “By investing in repairs and renovation before it is […]

  6. Regents’ 2019 Diversity Awards recipients announced

    Educators in Eau Claire, Milwaukee, and Oshkosh recognized for work to support student success

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will honor the recipients of the 11th annual Regents’ Diversity Awards on February 8 in Madison at the next Regents meeting. These awards recognize individuals and programs that foster access and success for students who are members of historically underrepresented populations. Each recipient will […]

  7. UW-Whitewater Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross and Board of Regents President John Robert Behling appointed an 11-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify the next chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater. In accordance with Regent Policy Document 6-4, the Search and Screen Committee is composed of 10 voting members, including […]

  8. UW System Board of Regents and UW-Oshkosh Foundation reach settlement

    MADISON, Wis. – After completing a court-ordered mediation process, the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents and the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh Foundation are pleased to announce that they have agreed to settle all issues relating to the disputes between the Board of Regents and the UW-Oshkosh Foundation. The parties have agreed to confirm ownership […]

  9. 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 […]

  10. 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 […]