Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

Updates on state and federal issues relating to the UW System.

Friday, January 22, 2010

UW System Bill Positions

UW System has posted the following bill positions approved by the Board of Regents:

AB 624 / SB 431: Diploma Mills.  This bill restricts the use of the terms college, university, state, and Wisconsin in the name of a school.  It also prohibits the issuing, manufacture, or use of a false academic credential; and the false use of a legitimate academic credential. UW System Position: SUPPORT.

AB 604 / SB 407: Academic Excellence Higher Education Scholarships. This bill expands the number of persons eligible to compete for the Academic Excellence Higher Education Scholarship program. UW System Position: SUPPORT.