• UW System Presidential Search Committee seeks public input

    December 13, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin System Presidential Search Committee invites faculty, staff, and students, along with members of the public, to provide input on the presidential search through an online comment webpage. The page invites university stakeholders and the public to describe the characteristics, skills, and experience sought in candidates as well as key challenges […]

  • UW System presidential search committee named

    November 1, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—Andrew S. Petersen, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, today appointed a nine-member Search and Screen Committee to help identify a successor to UW System President Ray Cross. Cross announced last week he is retiring after a 42-year career in higher education, including serving as UW System president since February […]

  • Statements on the announced retirement of UW System President Ray Cross

    October 25, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today his intention to retire. See statements below regarding this announcement. Updates will be posted below.   “The University of Wisconsin System has long been recognized globally as a leading system of public higher education. Ray Cross has provided personal leadership that solidified and enhanced that […]

  • UW System President Cross announces plans to retire

    October 25, 2019

    MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced today his intention to retire, capping off his 42-year career in higher education. Cross, 71, will continue to serve as UW System president until his successor is found after a national search. He notified chancellors, regents, system leadership, and employees of his decision this week. “Serving […]