Tag: UW Colleges

No. 1… in state, online… according to something called OnlineColleges.net

These days, university relations offices get many, many emails from ratings websites — some brand-new and some old and established (well, older than a few months, anyway) — congratulating us on our school’s selection to their exalted “best of…” ratings of one type or other. You take it with a grain of salt.  This one […]

UW-Green Bay Faculty Senate opposes campus carry

Members of the UW-Green Bay Faculty Senate voted unanimously at the group’s meeting on campus Wednesday, Oct. 28, to register opposition to a legislative proposal that would amend the state’s concealed-carry law to allow permitted civilians to bring guns and other deadly weapons into UW System campus buildings. The text of the resolution: WHEREAS, the […]

Rudd gets Manitowoc, Menasha, while Montgomery gets Marinette


The UW Colleges and UW-Extension have named new regional deans for the administratively restructured two-year campus system. Martin Rudd, currently dean of UW-Fox Valley in Menasha, will also oversee UW-Manitowoc and UW-Fond du Lac. Additionally, Keith Montgomery, already dean of UW-Marathon County and UW-Marshfield/Wood County, will serve as regional executive officer for the north region […]

Inside Higher Ed article on talk of tech school, UW Colleges merger

“As a legislative committee considers possibly merging the state’s two separate two-year systems, some politicians are questioning whether a more traditional community college model would work better for the state.” That’s the lead in an Insider Higher Ed article about the possibility of an eventual merger of some sort of the 13 two-year UW System […]

Columnist has idea for UW System reorganization


With UWGB’s 50th anniversary approaching, we are reminded that in its earliest days, for a half-dozen years before merger in 1974 or so, UW-Green Bay had administrative responsibility for the two-year campuses in Manitowoc, Menasha and Marinette. Conservative columnist John Torinus thinks the time is right (in the face of harsh budget slashing) for the […]

UW System unveils first offerings in ‘UW Flexible Option’


The University of Wisconsin System announced Wednesday the first degree programs that will be offered under its innovative UW Flexible Option starting in Fall 2013. The System is expected to be the first public university system in the nation to offer this kind of competency-based, self-paced learning option. The UW Flexible Option is designed for […]

In the news: DPI, UW Colleges sign dual enrollment deal

Program organizers promise state high school students will be able to take UW System college courses at little or no charge under an agreement signed Tuesday (June 12) by Tony Evers, state Superintendent of Public Instruction, and Ray Cross, chancellor of UW Colleges and Extension. The program, which would be in place for the 2013-14 […]