1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Dr. Maria Gallo named new Chancellor of UW-River Falls

    Appointment takes effect July 15, 2021

    MADISON, Wis.—Dr. Maria Gallo, President of Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, Pa., has been named the 20th Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–River Falls. The University of Wisconsin System Board […]

  8. Regents honor recipients of awards for outstanding teaching in UW System (day 2 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents presented its annual Teaching Excellence Awards Thursday, honoring award recipients for both 2020 and 2021. The awards recognize outstanding teaching […]

  9. President Thompson says fully vaccinated students will no longer need testing (day 1 news summary)

    MADISON – The University of Wisconsin System will not mandate that students are vaccinated against COVID-19 to enroll next fall, but students – and all members of the university community […]

  10. News Around the UW System – April 2021

    Report to the Board of Regents