1. UW System President Thompson statement on proposed JCRAR resolution

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today regarding a proposed resolution by the state’s Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules: “From day one when […]

  2. UW System President Thompson announces student vaccination incentive

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced a new incentive program that provides an opportunity for UW students vaccinated against COVID-19 to win a $7,000 scholarship. Under […]

  3. UW System is a solution to workforce needs

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    Employers across Wisconsin have one thing on their mind as we emerge from the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic: Employees. They can’t get enough. Yet, from Superior to Kenosha, Platteville […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. Thompson announces new Vice President for Office of University Relations

    Jeff Buhrandt succeeds Scott Neitzel, who resigns after playing a key role during a challenging year

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that he has named Jeff Buhrandt as Interim Vice President for University Relations, replacing Scott Neitzel who is resigning his […]

  8. UW System pandemic response critical for Wisconsin

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    “Having launched a vaccination site at a few campuses, the System did save the state, and I want to say that publicly. The System saved the state, in its responsibility […]

  9. UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight Watson resigns; former UW System leader Jim Henderson named interim

    Chancellor cites health condition

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that UW-Whitewater Chancellor Dwight Watson has resigned, citing health concerns. Thompson appointed former UW System Vice President for Academic and […]

  10. UW System President Tommy Thompson statement on capital budget

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson issued this statement today: “We appreciate the committee’s investment in maintenance and repair funding for our current facilities, and in moving forward […]