1. “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 […]

  2. 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 […]