Government Relations

UW System Position on Bills Introduced in the Legislature During the 2005-2006 Session

Pending Legislation

AB 701

Composition of the Board of Regents

Full Description

(Rhoades). Under current law, 14 citizen members serve on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. This bill requires the appointment to the Board of at least one citizen member who resides in each of the Wisconsin ’s congressional districts.

To Colleges and Universities

UW System Position

NEUTRAL. The Legislature and the Governor should have the prerogative to determine the appointment process and membership of the Board of Regents.