1. Please vote

    As the fall 2016 election approaches, our message to students is simple. University of Wisconsin System and state of Wisconsin resources are at the ready to help ensure you are engaged and can share your voice. Please vote.

  2. A UW System Degree is Worth the Investment

    When we are young, we dream about our future and what we will become.  We are excited to spread our wings and see what adventures lie ahead. If you have children, you have dreams for their future. You want them to thrive, be happy, and have a better life than you could ever imagine. Often, […]

  3. “It’s that important”: UW System President Cross, DWD Secretary Allen on student internships

    Here’s the thing. We know that Wisconsin loses as many as 14,000 graduates a year to other states. We need to figure out why and what we can do about it – especially at a time when Wisconsin employers are telling us they want and need more talent. One promising plan we are working on […]

  4. Technology Council’s report affirms UW System’s value and critical role in state’s future

    The Wisconsin Technology Council invited me to their Innovation Networking meeting on June 28, where WTC president Tom Still spoke about the vital part the UW System plays in driving a vibrant Wisconsin economy. In fact, the main conclusion of the WTC’s recent report, “The Value of Higher Education to Wisconsin’s Economy,” is that further […]

  5. CORE Project

    Affordability of college is one of our top priorities, and we know there is more to the equation than tuition and fees. One area we are focusing on is the operations that take place far from our classrooms, and that includes human resources, information technology, purchasing, and budgeting. I am certain we can continue to […]

  6. Student Spotlight: June

    In my Student Spotlight feature at last week’s Board of Regents meeting, we had an opportunity to hear from a student whose story captures what a UW education is all about. Rosetta Washington is an undergraduate nursing major and nontraditional student at UW-Milwaukee. After earning an associate’s degree at MATC and working in the nursing […]

  7. On Affordability

    We know that families and students are worried about the costs of higher education, and we know we need to do everything possible to make sure higher education in Wisconsin is affordable and accessible to everyone. That’s why we have made college affordability one of our top priorities. We have asked our campuses to invest […]

  8. Thoughts on Memorial Day

    I had an opportunity to share a message with newspaper readers and online audiences in a few UW System communities as we all reflect on the meaning of Memorial Day. At every one of the UW System institutions, we honor the fallen by focusing on the futures of our student-veterans. You can read more about […]