News from Regional Sources
System initiative aims to boost graduate numbers, economy," Wisconsin
Public Radio, Feb. 11, 2008.
The UW System has unveiled a strategic framework that will bolster its goals in the Growth Agenda for Wisconsin.
not beneficial," Editorial, Daily Cardinal,
Feb. 12, 2008.
An editorial discussing the proposal by UW System President Reilly to create a personal development or dual transcript.
"UW System might
pioneer 'dual transcript' for graduates," Associated Press, Feb.
A proposal by President Kevin P. Reilly would create the nation's first personal development transcript that would supplement a traditional academic transcript.
Related: "UW System to hear second transcript proposal," Daily Cardinal, Feb. 7, 2008.
Also: "UW System might pioneer 'dual transcript' for graduates: Second document would detail volunteer work, internships," Channel 3000, Feb. 6, 2008.
sought for state: UW System initiative reaches out to find ways to strengthen
future," Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Nov. 15, 2007.
As part of its Advantage Wisconsin initiative, the UW System will hold listening sessions in dozens of counties around the state on Nov. 27 to seek input on how the university can impact the state most positively - producing more graduates, contributing to stronger communities, and helping to create high-paying, private sector jobs.
focusing on 7 'think tanks'," Badger Herald, Oct. 8, 2007.
Regents discuss Advantage Wisconsin, a plan to utilize experts from around UW System in an effort to strengthen the university in seven key areas.
awash in ideas on strategic plan," Capital Times, Sept. 7, 2007.
The UW System Board of Regents discussed the initial phases of the university's strategic plan to utilize its resources to help Wisconsin thrive in the global economy.