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Op Ed: Amend Rules to Choose Next UW President
Op Ed

Amend Rules to Choose Next UW President

UW Regents should revert to earlier, more collegial guidelines for search process that Republicans scrapped.

Tommy Thompson Named Interim UW System President

Tommy Thompson Named Interim UW System President

Former governor comes in after a controversial search process that lost its top candidate.

Average UW System Graduate Earns $50,000

Average UW System Graduate Earns $50,000

That’s one year after graduation, UW analysis finds. And 87% living in state 5 years after graduating.

Evers Promises Three New UW Regents

Evers Promises Three New UW Regents

“Extremely unusual” for board members with expired terms to stay on and continue voting.

UW System Expects $212 million in Losses

UW System Expects $212 million in Losses

The pandemic has brought a fiscal crisis to the university system.

UW System Going Big on Online Classes

UW System Going Big on Online Classes

New plan seeks to double online enrollment by 2025.

Regent’s UW President’s Search Criticized

Regent’s UW President’s Search Criticized

Search committee includes no faculty, staff or non-regent students.

UW System President Ray Cross to Retire

UW System President Ray Cross to Retire

Has held leadership roles within UW System since 2011.

Evers Opposes UW Free Speech Rules

Evers Opposes UW Free Speech Rules

Governor has veto power over UW Regents’ rules; proposal would punish students who disrupt free speech.

Regents Advance Controversial Free Speech Rules

Regents Advance Controversial Free Speech Rules

UW System students would face suspensions or expulsions for violations, if rules approved

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

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
Press Release

UW System Board of Regents elects new board leadership

Drew Petersen to serve as next Regents’ president

Campaign Cash: Regents Gave 100 Times More to GOP
Campaign Cash

Regents Gave 100 Times More to GOP

UW Regents and spouses gave $214,000 to Republican politicians, $2,050 to Democrats.