Board of Regents Meeting at UW-Madison Today and Tomorrow

uw system logoThe University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is meeting at UW-Madison’s Union South today and tomorrow, February 6 and 7. Livestream coverage of the meeting is here.

Regent committees will meet Thursday morning, and UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank will address the full board at 1:15 pm today. The board will also hear a presentation on the 2015-17 biennial budget process.

Topics to be discussed in the Research, Economic Development and Innovation Committee¬†include UW System’s technology transfer program, UW-Madison’s Discovery to Product (D2P), and UW System’s federal relations efforts.

The Business and Finance Committee will hear a report on adjustments to faculty and staff salaries in 2012-13 and receive an update on the audit of the Human Resources System.

The state’s Legislative Audit Bureau found that HRS continues to have security weaknesses after more than $33 million in overpayments of health insurance premiums and pension contributions were discovered three years ago. Their report is here.

The full board continues its meeting on Friday. Items on the agenda include recognition of UW-Madison’s PEOPLE program and a presentation of UW-Madison’s NCAA Division I Athletics 2012-13 Annual Report.

Regent committee membership and the 2014 meeting schedule is here.