Government Relations

Government Relations Legislative Update

Government Relations Legislative Update

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

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Legislature Honors UW-Stout Chancellor Chuck Sorensen

On Tuesday, Feb. 17, the Senate and Assembly unanimously passed AJR 94 to honor UW-Stout Chancellor Chuck Sorensen, who is retiring on Aug. 15 after 26 years leading that campus.

Assembly to Meet Tomorrow

The State Assembly is scheduled to meet in floor session tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 20.  The agenda includes the following three bills recently approved by the Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee: AB 260, relating to enrollment requirements for recipients of talent incentive grants; AB 532, relating to Wisconsin Grants; and AB 729, relating to classified research at UW System institutions.  


The Assembly will also take up a resolution commending the UW-Whitewater football team for winning the NCAA Division III Football National Championship title.  For more information, please see Thursday's floor calendar.