1. UW System Board of Regents selects Jay O. Rothman as next System President

    MADISON, Wis.—Jay O. Rothman will take office as the next University of Wisconsin System President after a unanimous Board of Regents vote today to offer him the position. Rothman, 62, […]

  2. Statement by UW System Regent President Edmund Manydeeds III

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents President Edmund Manydeeds III issued this statement today: “Tommy Thompson was the right man at the right time. His leadership has helped […]

  3. UW System announces new COVID-19 student health care worker initiative

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced a new incentive for UW students with nursing skills and other health backgrounds to work on the front lines of […]

  4. UW System Board of Regents approves tribal consultation policy

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved a new policy to develop strong, collaborative relationships with the sovereign American Indian tribes in Wisconsin. The Tribal Consultation […]

  5. UW-Madison Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named

    MADISON, Wis.—Edmund Manydeeds III, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, and Tommy Thompson, President of the UW System, today appointed a 21-member Search and Screen Committee […]

  6. Ascendium awards UW System’s Prison Education Initiative $150,000 grant

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson announced today that Ascendium Education Group has awarded the Prison Education Initiative $150,000 in support of curriculum development based on employer needs, […]

  7. President Thompson, UW mascots celebrate successful Vax Up! “70 for 70” campaign

    70 students have been selected for $7,000 scholarships

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today announced that 70 students have been selected through a random drawing to receive a $7,000 scholarship under the System’s Vax Up! […]

  8. UW System honors achievements of LGBTQ+ advocates and their allies across UW System through 2021 awards

    11 honorees of 2021 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System has announced the 11 honorees of the 2021 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People, an annual honor given […]

  9. UW System honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipients for 2021

    MADISON, Wis. – The University of Wisconsin System has announced the 14 recipients of the 2021 Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award, an annual honor given to faculty, staff, […]

  10. UW System reports final 10th day headcount enrollment

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System enrollment totaled 162,980 students in fall 2021, a drop of 1.1 percent compared to the previous year, according to data released today. By comparison, national […]