Tag Archives: Ray Cross

System President Ray Cross Visits Campus, Addresses Merger and Budget Concerns

Ray Cross, University of Wisconsin-System President, visited the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point campus on Nov. 15 to answer questions about his proposed merger of University of Wisconsin campuses. Cross was scheduled for a meeting on the morning of Nov. 16 with business leaders and Chancellor Patterson, but proposed an earlier visit to meet with campus government. Despite attempted jokes by ... Read More »

Announcement of UW Merger Raises Many Concerns Among Faculty Statewide

On Oct. 11, the University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced the proposal of a merger. Greg Summers, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, said that the UW colleges have been experiencing a decline in enrollment for a while. Many institutions in the Midwest are experiencing this problem and the merger has been ... Read More »

UW System Authority Proposal will Not Advance

Gov. Scott Walker’s proposal to separate the University of Wisconsin System from state control and create a public authority will not be included in the proposed biennial budget, the Joint Finance Committee announced on Tuesday, May 5. This is the second time in Walker’s gubernatorial tenure that a proposal of this nature has been shut down. This independence of the ... Read More »