Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Friday, October 14, 2011

Senate Higher Education Committee update

Senate Committee Advances Student Regent Appointments and SB 184 (UW Task Force Bill)
This week, the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, and Higher Education voted 7-0 to advance the appointments of Katherine Pointer and Troy Sherven  to the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents.  The committee also voted 7-0 to approve SB 184, regarding the reporting date for the Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities.  Both the appointments and SB 184 are now awaiting further action by the full Senate.