1. 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, […]

  2. 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 […]

  3. 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 […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]

  6. 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 […]

  7. UW System President Jay Rothman statement on the 50th anniversary of the Pell Grant

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman issued this statement today: “Over the last 50 years, hundreds of thousands of low-income students have received a University of Wisconsin education […]

  8. Statement from UW System Interim President Michael J. Falbo on Wisconsin Policy Forum report showing need for state investment in student financial aid

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System Interim President Michael J. Falbo issued this statement today: “State support for its public universities here in Wisconsin has fallen from around 30 percent in […]

  9. 2022 Regent Scholar Awards: UW System recognizes three professors for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System today announced three recipients of the 2022 Regent Scholar Awards. They will be honored at the next Board of Regents meeting on April 7. […]

  10. UW-Whitewater Provost John Chenoweth named interim chancellor

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System Interim President Michael J. Falbo today announced that John Chenoweth will take over as interim chancellor of UW-Whitewater effective Tuesday, April 5. Chenoweth, the university’s […]