The University of Wisconsin System has one of the richest traditions and brightest futures in American higher education. I am proud to be a part of an institution that exemplifies excellence in education, research, and public service, founded on the Wisconsin Idea and committed to continuing to grow, thrive, and lead in the future.

As Vice President of the Board of Regents and Chair of the UW System Presidential Search Committee, I appreciate your interest in the search for our eighth President of the UW System. This website offers a brief introduction to the UW System and our great state. You will also find information about the responsibilities of the UW System President and the qualities we are seeking in prospective candidates. We are seeking an exceptional leader who will leverage our strengths and help us navigate the challenges facing institutions of higher education today.

I invite you to follow our progress through this website and to share your own interest in this unique leadership position or nominate others by contacting Storbeck/Pimentel & Associates at

On behalf of the Search Committee and the entire Board of Regents, thank you for your interest, engagement, and support as we undertake the responsibility of identifying and selecting our next President.

Regent Vice President Michael M. Grebe
Chair, UW System Presidential Search Committee

Michael M. Grebe