1. UW System President Jay Rothman statement on Chancellor Ford’s announcement today

    MADISON, Wis.—UW-Parkside Chancellor Debbie Ford announced today that she will be leaving the university to assume the leadership of Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Ind. UW System President Jay […]

  2. UW System President Jay Rothman announces results of free speech survey

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced the results of the System’s survey of student attitudes on free speech and free expression. Rothman said more […]

  3. UW System President to discuss free speech survey results

    Panel discussion on free speech and civil dialogue on campus to follow release of survey results

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman will discuss results of the survey on free speech at a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 1, at UW Oshkosh. More […]

  4. Why civil dialogue is vital to citizenship

    By Jay Rothman, President, University of Wisconsin System

    I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with hundreds of students in the early days of my tenure as University of Wisconsin System president. They’re smart, enthusiastic, and brimming with ideas […]

  5. UW System encourages students, parents to fill out the FAFSA to secure federal financial aid

    New Wisconsin Tuition Promise requires FAFSA filing

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced the launch of a new social media campaign to encourage students and parents to fill out the FAFSA, […]

  6. UW-Platteville Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    MADISON, Wis.—Karen Walsh, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Jay Rothman, President of the UW System, today appointed a 13-member Search and Screen Committee to […]

  7. UW System President Jay Rothman and Chancellors announce Wisconsin Tuition Promise

    Program starting in fall 2023 will help underserved students obtain a degree tuition-free

    MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman today announced the creation of the Wisconsin Tuition Promise, a new initiative starting in fall 2023 to ensure underserved Wisconsin […]

  8. UW System statements regarding UW-Madison Chancellor Emeritus Rebecca Blank

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System issued these statements today after the announcement that UW-Madison Chancellor Emeritus Rebecca Blank has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer: “Becky has […]

  9. UW System President Jay Rothman statement on Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman issued this statement today: “We know that abortion remains a highly contentious issue that directly affects our students. We are reviewing the […]

  10. UW System President Jay Rothman statement on the 50th anniversary of Title IX

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman issued this statement today: “Fifty years ago today, the strongest federal protection prohibiting sexual discrimination in schools, universities, and educational programs receiving […]