UW System’s ‘Flexible’ initiative gets widespread media attention

Plenty of news coverage – statewide, regionally and beyond – for this week’s announcement concerning the first progress on the UW System’s “flexible degree” initiative. A fairly lengthy Associated Press report is representative, explaining that the target audience is adults — those who want to advance in their current careers and those who are unemployed and need to freshen their skills – and quoting UW System President Kevin Reilly: “This is a new direction in American higher education and Wisconsin is at the forefront.” Read the full story.