Monthly Archives: August 2013

Regents Look for Common Ground

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will use the first day of its regularly-scheduled September meeting to reach out to legislators and state officials. The special conference will be held at noon on Thursday, September 5 in Gordon…

Babcock Named to UW System President Search Committee

PROFS Steering Committee member Sue Babcock was named to the University of Wisconsin System President search and screen committee last week. Babcock, a materials science and engineering professor, will serve on the 18-member committee chaired by Regent Vice President Regina…

Chancellor Rebecca Blank Discusses Plans for UW-Madison

University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank met with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel editorial board last Thursday to discuss her plans for campus. Video from an interview with opinions editor David Haynes is here. Blank discussed a range of topics including…

Baldwin Visits UW; Will Introduce Bill to Help Next Generation of Science Researchers

Senator Tammy Baldwin visited the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus yesterday, meeting with researchers from the School of Medicine and Public Health. Baldwin announced she plans to introduce her second piece of legislation, the Next Generation Research Act (below), when the…

Falbo: UW System Must be More Transparent; New President Could be From Outside Higher Education

Michael Falbo, President of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents, appeared on UpFront with Mike Gousha Sunday. Falbo discussed the controversy over UW System cash reserves and the upcoming departure of UW System President Kevin Reilly. Echoing Reilly’s…

Exit Interview with UW System President Kevin Reilly

Outgoing University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly sat down with Steven Walters of WisconsinEye yesterday to discuss his time as leader of the 26 campus system. Reilly discusses the potential separation of UW-Madison from UW System, calling it a…