Two Wisconsin companies, a Georgia-based manufacturer and a rookie U.S. congressman worked together to produce tens of thousands of gowns for frontline medical workers. It usually takes weeks to start this process. They pulled it off in a matter of hours.
The nine members that will identify System President Ray Cross’ successor is the smallest and least inclusive presidential search committee of any going back at least to the early 1990s.
The raises require approval from a legislative committee that has not held a single meeting in the six months since the UW System Board of Regents approved the raises.
If passed, UW campuses must suspend students who twice disrupt the free expression of others in a substantial way. If students are found to have done so three times, they are expelled.
The professor subjected the student to "a sexually hostile environment so severe and pervasive that it deprived her of the educational opportunities and benefits" of attending UW-Oshkosh.
The Regent president will determine committee memberships, sign contracts and represent the Regents in front of Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and the state Legislature during his one-year term as board president.
Evers' three appointees will replace three individuals appointed by former Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
They're seeking a 2% inflationary raise that would still be less than what nonunion employees received.
The UW System Board of Regents approved a 23 percent increase in the salary range for the University of Wisconsin System president.
UW System Board of Regents president John Robert Behling encouraged the two board members caught up in court challenges to sit with other Regents at Thursday's meeting on UW-Madison's campus.
The UW System recently hired a company for $11 million to analyze students' demographics, test scores, high school transcripts and other information that will create "risk scores."
The State Journal requested records last fall relating to the university's investigation into allegations of plagiarism by an English professor.
The groups are supposed to raise money for UW, but they received $258 million from the system, and record-keeping is sketchy.
The UW System Board of Regents will be welcoming two new members to the board this year as well as one current regent reappointed to the board.
The Foxconn deal isn't your everyday state deal.
Student leaders at the University of Wisconsin's 26 campuses are pressing regents to include their input on plans to merge two-year schools with four-year campuses.
Proposed bill that would punish students who disrupt offensive speech is not needed to protect free expression, Democrats say.
Walker wants Flexible Option offerings increased by half by 2020 and online paths to RN and teacher certification developed.
Opposition scuttled plans to site the online retail giant’s campus delivery point in Red Gym last fall.
Scott Walker proposed tying an increase for university employees to savings from moving to self-insurance for health care.
The League of Women Voters Wisconsin questions if probing criminal records of prospective students fits UW’s mission.
Push back from faculty, students forces UW-Madison to look for another location and rethink process.
Corporate presence could disrupt “haven for students,” says Morgridge Center director Kathy Cramer.
Student body president Jake Wrasse calls proposed censure of UW Board of Regents, Ray Cross “child-like petulance.”
Attacks on UW’s foundational values and practices challenge the university's presumed role in state culture.