1. UW System planning to maximize in-person instruction for Fall 2021 semester

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    In a traditional university setting, students learn and grow through their interactions with peers and faculty. This sort of engagement – in and out of the classroom – builds sharper […]

  2. Why we need to improve prison education

    Op-Ed By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System

    I first started thinking about prisons during my early years in the Assembly, more than 50 years ago. I believed then, and I believe now, that we need to give […]

  3. UW System is cultivating a culture of responsibility in responding to COVID-19

    By Tommy Thompson, President, University of Wisconsin System, and Andrew S. Petersen, President, UW System Board of Regents

    After UW-Eau Claire students were gathering in crowds early in the semester some of the university’s seniors delivered this message to the freshmen: We want to remain on campus and […]