Category Archives: University of Wisconsin System

New UW President Must Be Change Agent

The search committee for a new University of Wisconsin System (UWS) president has surfaced two candidates who look to have the chops necessary for leading the university through some turbulent times in the next five to ten years. Jay Rothman, … Read the rest

Tommy would add depth to the 2022 campaign

Within a few months, UW regents president Edmund Manydeeds will accept the resignation of Tommy Thompson as interim UW president. “Tommy,” as he was known during his four terms as Wisconsin governor, stepped into a vacuum when a UW Regents’ … Read the rest

A Roth Challenge: rethinking education bottom to top

As Sen. Roger Roth pursues reorganization of the University of Wisconsin System, he has a chance to put Wisconsin in the vanguard for getting every invaluable child off to a successful life and career. The temptation over the next decade … Read the rest

Thompson Right on Need for UW Commission

The Grand Old Man of the Wisconsin Grand Old Party in Wisconsin, Tommy Thompson, never lacks for ideas to move the state forward. But maybe because he is a short-timer as interim UW System president, his good ideas don’t automatically … Read the rest