Tag: UW System

New website connects employers to UW student talent

The UW System recently announced the launch of its Career Connect website that connects Wisconsin employers with students for internships, job shadowing, and potential careers.  Career Connect was created in-house to help students get experience in their chosen field, while employers have the opportunity to capitalize on the talent at UW institutions. “This is a […]

Board of Regents approves plan, budget request

The UW Board of Regents approved today (August 19, 2016) UW System’s 2020 Strategic Framework and also the 2017-19 Biennial Budget Request to Fund the 2020FWD Initiatives. UW System President Ray Cross told the board the framework is designed to provide strategic direction for the UW System in four key areas:  the educational pipeline, the […]

Chancellor Gary Miller on the UW System budget

Chancellor Miller spoke with a steady stream of media members this week regarding an announcement by UW System President Ray Cross on next biennial budget request. Here’s some of the coverage: WeAreGreenBay: Debate over tuition freeze Press-Gazette: Chancellor to appeal to the public WHBY: Chancellor’s react to budget request WBAY: Leaders want to end tuition […]

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller Releases Statement on Upcoming Biennial Budget Discussion

Green Bay, WI – University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chancellor Gary Miller issued the following statement today regarding the 2017-2019 Biennial Budget: “In the coming months state policy makers will develop and approve the 2017-2019 Wisconsin Biennial Budget. I believe strongly that the future of the Wisconsin economy depends on renewed and smart investments in the state’s […]

Register for the Wis. Science and Technology Forum

Time is running out to register for the ninth annual Wisconsin Science and Technology Symposium, a signature networking event for UW researchers, students and industry. The symposium takes place August 2-3, 2016, on the UW Oshkosh campus and will showcase R&D – from CO2 reduction and quorum sensing in plants to award-winning undergraduate research that […]

Reminder: Your feedback requested for Title/Compensation RFP

The UW System Title and Total Compensation Request for Proposal (RFP) is being developed. UW System welcomes your feedback and input on this information provided for response to this RFP. Please review and complete this survey to weigh in on the content provided through the RFP process.  Responses are due by noon, Friday, July 1, 2016.

UW System Title and Total Compensation Study Underway

The University of Wisconsin is embarking on a complete redesign of its current classification and compensation structure. The new personnel authority UW System and UW-Madison received as of July 1, 2015 provides an unprecedented opportunity to review and modify classification/compensation systems and review employee benefit programs. The goal will be to develop new systems that […]

Ray Cross announces diversity and inclusion position

UW System President Ray Cross announced a newly posted position announcement for the Special Assistant to the President for Diversity and Inclusion at the UW System, this week. The full position announcement (pdf) is available on the UWSA Careers website. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by Friday, July 8, 2016. The position […]

Faculty note: Voelker, Gurung co-present

David Voelker (Humanistic Studies and History), who begins his fourth year as co-director of the Wisconsin Teaching Fellow & Scholars program, co-led a workshop last week with Regan Gurung (Psychology and Human Development) at UW Faculty College called, “Reflective Discussion and Transformational Learning.” See the Faculty College 2016 page for details.

Congrats to UW’s outstanding teachers

The Log is a space normally reserved for UWGB notes and accomplishments, but worthy of a shout are our counterparts and peers who received the Regents Outstanding UW System teaching awards: William N. Node from UW-Oshkosh (Geology) and Susan Huss-Lederman (Languages and Literature) and the Department of Counselor Education at UW-Whitewater. See more.