UW System News

This page contains selected items from the UW System news site. 

February 5, 2015
Regents weigh in on proposed biennial budget and impact on UW System (news summary)
MADISON – The Governor’s proposed biennial state budget offers new identity and opportunity for the University of Wisconsin System, UW System President Ray Cross told the Board of Regents  Thursday. It also presents serious and significant challenges. As spelled out by the Governor earlier this week, the budget includes proposals to provide the university with […] More

February 4, 2015
UW System President Cross issues statement on Governor’s commitment to the Wisconsin Idea
UW System President Ray Cross is sharing a brief statement following his earlier statement today regarding the Wisconsin Idea and in response to Governor Walker’s announcement that related, key language from statutes will be preserved. “Thanks to the Governor for his commitment to the Wisconsin Idea.” Related Links Legislative Fiscal Bureau – Info Papers Joint […] More

February 4, 2015
UW System President Ray Cross issues statement on Wisconsin Idea
The University of Wisconsin System releases the following statement from UW System President Ray Cross: “The Wisconsin Idea is embedded in our DNA. It is so much more than words on a page. It is the reason the UW System exists. It defines us and forever will distinguish us as a great, public university. Wisconsin […] More.

February 3, 2015
Statement from UW System President Cross on Governor Walker’s budget address
In response to Governor Walker’s announcement today regarding his proposed 2015-17 budget, the University of Wisconsin System is sharing the following statement from UW System President Ray Cross: “As part of his budget proposal, the Governor has embraced the idea of designating the UW System as a public authority. Increased autonomy and flexibility will allow […] More.

January 27, 2015
Statements from University of Wisconsin System leadership regarding Governor Walker’s proposed UW System budget for the 2015-17 biennium
In response to Governor Walker’s announcement this morning regarding the proposed University of Wisconsin System budget for the 2015-17 biennium, the UW System is sharing the following statements from leadership: Ray Cross, President, University of Wisconsin System The state of Wisconsin clearly is facing some very difficult budget challenges, and the University of Wisconsin System, […] More