MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New federal guidelines that would force international students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if classes go entirely...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The leader of a group for Black students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison wants a statue of President Abraham Lincoln in place for more than 100 years the heart of...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison officials announced Wednesday that the state's flagship school will reopen as scheduled this fall but in-person classes will end at...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A University of Wisconsin System regents committee overwhelmingly approved imposing employee furloughs Thursday as campuses grapple with the coronavirus pandemic's economic...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents has approved 2% raises for all 13 system chancellors.
The Wisconsin State Journal reported the regents signed off on...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The head of the University of Wisconsin System's Board of Regents has named a search committee to find candidates to replace retiring system President Ray Cross.
The Capital Times, Madison, Aug. 19
Blank made the right decision to reinstate Cephus
UW-Madison chancellor Rebecca Blank made the appropriate decision when she readmitted Quintez...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local):
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus has filed a petition to be readmitted to the University of Wisconsin-Madison after he was found not guilty of sexually...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the University of Wisconsin System's capital budget (all times local):
University of Wisconsin officials are imploring Republicans to...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Administrators say burst water pipes and flooding have damaged 28 buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.
University officials say Vilas Hall and the Chemistry Building were the most severely damaged with 180 course sections relocating Monday and Tuesday. UW-Madison spokeswoman Meredith McGlone says the university expects additional relocations later this week.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Christmas came early for nearly a dozen University of Wisconsin System chancellors.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Officials at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are proposing to increase tuition for nonresident undergraduate and some professional school students
The plan announced Tuesday would raise nonresident and international undergraduate tuition by $810 and $828 over the next two academic years. Based on current enrollment, the plan would generate about $16 million.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group announced Monday that it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, making it one of the largest gifts in the school's history that comes as the Taiwan-based electronics giant builds a factory in southeastern Wisconsin that would be the company's first of its kind in North America.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Foxconn agreement with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (all times local):
Foxconn Technology Group says it will invest $100 million in engineering and innovation research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
The deal announced Monday is one of the largest gifts in the university's history and comes as the Taiwan-based electronics giant builds its first North American factory in southeastern Wisconsin.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced a multi-pronged effort Thursday to acknowledge the history of racism on campus, but she put aside a decision on whether the names of students with ties to the Ku Klux Klan a century ago should be removed from campus facilities.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New in-state University of Wisconsin-Madison students from low-to-moderate income families will get free tuition and fees for four years under a new program, university officials announced Thursday.
The initiative, dubbed "Bucky's Tuition Promise," guarantees free tuition and no fees for eight semesters for incoming freshmen and four semesters for transfer students who come from homes making no more than $56,000 annually. The program is set to begin this fall.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison has announced plans to give faculty and staff a 4 percent pay increase over the next year.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The dean of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Business is resigning after just one semester.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports that Dean Anne Massey told faculty and staff she'll join the faculty after her resignation takes effect Dec. 31.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison promises to cover tuition and fees for first-generation college students from Wisconsin who transfer from one of the university system's two-year colleges.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin System leaders want to allocate $42.5 million in performance-based funding among campuses themselves rather than use a ranking system Gov. Scott Walker proposed in his two-year budget.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A UW-Madison disciplinary committee has decided to expel a student accused of sexually assaulting and harassing nearly a dozen women.
UW-Madison spokeswoman Meredith McGlone sent an email to reporters Tuesday saying the committee found Alec Cook responsible for violating university student conduct policies related to a crime of violence and upheld the university's expulsion recommendation.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The League of Women Voters has joined those who are fighting against the use of criminal background checks as part of the admissions process at University of Wisconsin campuses.
University Chancellor Rebecca Blank said last week she would ask the university system's Board of Regents to consider adding criminal background checks to the application, The Capital Times (http://bit.ly/2k02Jbs ) reported.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor's response to a student trying to set up a pro-white group on campus further alienates minorities as they struggle for a better campus experience, student leaders said Friday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on University of Wisconsin-Madison students demanding UW leaders declare all system campuses sanctuaries for students who entered the country illegally as minors (all times local):
University of Wisconsin-Madison officials say Chancellor Rebecca Blank doesn't have the authority to declare the school a sanctuary for students who entered the country illegally.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison's student government has passed a resolution demanding Chancellor Rebecca Blank and UW System President Ray Cross declare system schools sanctuary campuses for students who entered the country illegally as minors.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison student leaders are condemning the response to a man who wore an offensive costume to a football game.
The man wore what appeared to be a President Barack Obama mask with a noose around its neck to the Oct. 29 game against Nebraska. Security officers asked him to remove the noose in the first but a photo taken later shows him wearing the noose again.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some people are questioning whether the University of Wisconsin properly handled an incident in which a fan displayed a costume that some considered offensive during a weekend football game against Nebraska.
The fan wore a President Barack Obama mask and a noose around his neck. The fan took off the noose when asked by Camp Randall Stadium staff.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she'll ask the university's governing board to raise tuition for out-of-state and professional students.
The Wisconsin State Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2d6AjdU ) that Blank also told faculty Monday that the flagship school in Madison will distribute $9 million in raises and bonuses to faculty and academic staff.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez has signed a contract extension through Jan. 31, 2021.
The extension, which took effect Sept. 1, was announced by Wisconsin on Wednesday. The school said that he had a successful performance review with Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
Financial terms of the extension were not immediately announced. Alvarez's salary was $1.125 million as of July 1.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — New students will discuss social differences, black students will get their own cultural center and more students will be allowed into ethnic studies courses at the University of Wisconsin-Madison as part of a multi-faceted plan to give minorities a better experience on campus, university leaders said Wednesday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A state senator is taking issue with a UW-Madison instructor's choice to assign his students an essay on gay men's sexual desires.
Sen. Steve Nass, a Whitewater Republican and frequent UW critic, sent a letter to Thursday to UW-Madison Rebecca Blank, UW System President Ray Cross and the regents saying sociology lecturer Jason Nolen assigned the essay to his class this week. Nass called the essay offensive and an outrageous example of what passes for...