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UW System initiates incentives for student nurses to assist in health care crisis
UW System to gauge alumni satisfaction in broad survey
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UW System to gauge alumni satisfaction in broad survey

Satisfaction, other measures to be assessed in first-time national survey

UW System enrollment drops overall, increases for underrepresented students
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UW System enrollment drops overall, increases for underrepresented students

Impact of pandemic is less than anticipated

UW System to lead massive surge testing effort for Wisconsin
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UW System to lead massive surge testing effort for Wisconsin

Federal push is first using Abbott BinaxNOW COVID-19 tests

Dr. Thomas Gibson named new chancellor of UW-Stevens Point
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Dr. Thomas Gibson named new chancellor of UW-Stevens Point

Appointment takes effect January 11, 2021

UW System continuing progress addressing student behavioral health needs
President Thompson announces expansion of UW System compliance efforts
Registration is now open for national public summit on preventing sexual harassment in higher education
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Registration is now open for national public summit on preventing sexual harassment in higher education

The UW System is hosting the summit, which will be held virtually this year due to COVID-19

Statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson on UW-Madison mitigation steps
Statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson on UW-Madison undergraduate student gatherings
UW System Career Services offices launch virtual Career Treks program
President Thompson announces UW System priorities
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President Thompson announces UW System priorities

Administrative savings will help fund new scholarships for underrepresented and underserved students

UW System statements on complying with new federal Title IX regulations
Statement by UW System President Tommy Thompson
Statements on Attorneys General lawsuit regarding ICE rules
UW System investment provides timely tools for COVID-19 responses
Former Governor Tommy G. Thompson to serve as UW System Interim President
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Former Governor Tommy G. Thompson to serve as UW System Interim President

Appointment effective July 1

UW System announces students will return to campus in fall
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UW System announces students will return to campus in fall

Plan Ahead Team framework recommendations provide guidance to universities

Statement on the withdrawal of Dr. Jim Johnsen as UW System Presidential candidate
UW System announces Wisconsin Teaching Fellows & Scholars Program participants
UW System Board of Regents leadership re-elected
Statement on new appointments to the Board of Regents
Connie Foster appointed UW-River Falls interim chancellor
UW System Statements on UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen
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UW System Statements on UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen

Chancellor Van Galen named president of Missouri Southern State University

Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2020
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Regents announce outstanding UW System teachers for 2020

Educators in Eau Claire, Superior, and Oshkosh recognized with Regents’ top teaching award

Michael Alexander named new chancellor of UW-Green Bay
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Michael Alexander named new chancellor of UW-Green Bay

Appointment takes effect May 1

UW System to launch new EApp electronic application
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UW System to launch new EApp electronic application

New EApp will reduce fees, offer easier navigation, and allow first-time applicants to apply to any UW System university

UW System recognizes three professors as 2020 Regent Scholars honored for distinction in research, innovation, entrepreneurship
Wisconsin SBDC to assist businesses with disaster loan applications
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Wisconsin SBDC to assist businesses with disaster loan applications

Free consulting also available to help owners cope with challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic

UW System to offer prorated room and board refunds
UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named
UW System to host national public summit on preventing sexual harassment in higher education
Statements on the retirement of UW-Stevens Point Chancellor Bernie Patterson
Wisconsin SBDC celebrates 40 years of helping businesses
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Wisconsin SBDC celebrates 40 years of helping businesses

Support from UW System universities integral to success

UW-Green Bay chancellor finalists named
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UW-Green Bay chancellor finalists named

 

University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new online Master of Science in Cybersecurity
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University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new online Master of Science in Cybersecurity

New graduate degree program aims to fill major cybersecurity talent gap

UW System kicks off second round of All In Wisconsin tour stops at UW-Milwaukee
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UW System kicks off second round of All In Wisconsin tour stops at UW-Milwaukee

President Cross, Regent President Petersen announce campus climate survey

UW System reports to Regents on public records improvements
UW System Board of Regents announces 2020 Diversity Awards
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UW System Board of Regents announces 2020 Diversity Awards

Educators in Milwaukee, Menomonie, and Madison recognized for work to support student success

Statements on Gerald Whitburn’s resignation from the UW-System Board of Regents
Regent President Petersen statement on State of the State address
Statement by Regent President Petersen on plea by former UW Oshkosh officials
UW System Presidential Search Committee seeks public input
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UW System Presidential Search Committee seeks public input

Consultation with university leadership, faculty, and staff underway

UW System expands opportunities for adult learners
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UW System expands opportunities for adult learners

“The UW System is consistently working to expand access to nontraditional students, including adult learners.”

Katherine P. Frank named new chancellor of UW-Stout
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Katherine P. Frank named new chancellor of UW-Stout

Appointment takes effect March 1

UW-Stout chancellor finalists named
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UW-Stout chancellor finalists named

 

UW System presidential search committee named
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UW System presidential search committee named

The Committee is expected to convene in December, when Petersen will charge the Committee with its mission, review search procedures, and begin the national search.

UW System honors achievements of LGBTQ+ advocates and their allies across UW System
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UW System honors achievements of LGBTQ+ advocates and their allies across UW System

13 honorees of 2019 Dr. P.B. Poorman Award for Outstanding Achievement on Behalf of LGBTQ+ People

UW System honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipients for 2019
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UW System honors Outstanding Women of Color in Education Award recipients for 2019

This year is the 24th anniversary of the award through which 388 women of color have been recognized for their transformational work.

UW System, Alliant Energy recognize outstanding students, teachers for 2019
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UW System, Alliant Energy recognize outstanding students, teachers for 2019

The awards are presented to students and teachers from UW System campuses located within Alliant Energy’s service area.

Statements on the announced retirement of UW System President Ray Cross
UW System President Cross announces plans to retire
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UW System President Cross announces plans to retire

Cross, 71, will continue to serve as UW System president until his successor is found after a national search.

UW System preliminary 2019 enrollment drops slightly in wake of demographic trends
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UW System preliminary 2019 enrollment drops slightly in wake of demographic trends

UW System produced a record 36,825 graduates in 2017-18.

UW System Math Initiative focused on student success
Regents hear about innovative, influential Literacy Link project
UW System Board of Regents approves resolution recognizing UW‑Superior freshwater research
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UW System Board of Regents approves resolution recognizing UW‑Superior freshwater research

Lake Superior Research Institute helping Wisconsin become Silicon Valley of Water

UW Dairy Innovation Hub seeks solutions to challenges facing Wisconsin dairy industry
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UW Dairy Innovation Hub seeks solutions to challenges facing Wisconsin dairy industry

Agriculture deans to address Board of Regents on Thursday at UW-Superior

UW System continues All In Wisconsin tour at UW-La Crosse
UW-Green Bay Chancellor Search and Screen Committee named
UW System brings All In Wisconsin tour to UW-River Falls
UW Extended Campus to launch two online Master of Science programs in Applied Biotechnology and Information Technology Management
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UW Extended Campus to launch two online Master of Science programs in Applied Biotechnology and Information Technology Management

The graduate programs are now accepting applications for the spring semester, which starts January 2020

UW System launches All In Wisconsin tour at UW-Parkside
Cross names Sheryl L. Van Gruensven as interim chancellor of UW-Green Bay
UW System President Ray Cross Statement on UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller
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UW System President Ray Cross Statement on UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller

Chancellor Miller named president of University of Akron

Anny Morrobel-Sosa named Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
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Anny Morrobel-Sosa named Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Morrobel-Sosa will serve as the chief academic officer for the UW System.

Aaron Seligman named Director of UW System’s Office of Educational Opportunity
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Aaron Seligman named Director of UW System’s Office of Educational Opportunity

Seligman most recently managed student engagement, programming, and communications as Assistant Director of the University of Wisconsin Hillel Foundation at UW-Madison.

UW System reviewing student behavioral health services
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UW System reviewing student behavioral health services

“With a wealth of expertise on campus, our institutions are already providing a range of behavioral health services to students,” said Board of Regents President Andrew S. Petersen.

UW System empowers small business innovation
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UW System empowers small business innovation

“UW System’s Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship is powerful and growing,” said UW System President Ray Cross.

UW System Statements on Joint Finance Committee capital budget vote
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UW System Statements on Joint Finance Committee capital budget vote

"I deeply appreciate the Joint Finance Committee’s very strong investment in the University of Wisconsin System’s infrastructure."

UW System Board of Regents elects new board leadership
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UW System Board of Regents elects new board leadership

Drew Petersen to serve as next Regents’ president

UW System forms Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin
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UW System forms Freshwater Collaborative of Wisconsin

The Freshwater Collaborative is designed to meet the pressing needs of freshwater access and security

President Cross Statement on Joint Finance Committee budget vote
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President Cross Statement on Joint Finance Committee budget vote

MADISON, Wis. – University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross issued this statement today: “Today’s vote was a missed opportunity and shortsighted. The UW System is the best investment the state can make to develop its workforce and attract and retain talent. The UW System budget is reasonable, specific, and responds to workforce needs. We […]

UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist withdraws
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UW-Whitewater chancellor finalist withdraws