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GREATER MADISON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Gamifying Music Streaming Through Artist Advocacy

MADISON, WI – January 13, 2019 – The rapidly growing app, LÜM, that combines music streaming with the amplification effects of social media, has launched a virtual gifting system focused on direct-to-artist financial support.

UW chief executive received $544,950 in 2018 in total pay

Rebecca M. Blank, chief executive at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, earned $544,950 in total compensation last year, the 106th highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.

4-year colleges in Wisconsin now charge $9,104 in tuition and fees

Wisconsin four-year public universities now charge students annual in-state tuition and fees averaging $9,104, the 32nd highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Which Wisconsin schools receive the most state student aid?

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Wisconsin schools.

6.7 percent of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 6.7 percent of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

1.6 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 1.6 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

0.8 percent of Madison Area Technical College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 0.8 percent of Madison Area Technical College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

15.4 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Superior students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 15.4 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Superior students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.8 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.8 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

6.4 percent of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 6.4 percent of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

5.7 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 5.7 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

15.8 percent of Viterbo University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 15.8 percent of Viterbo University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.1 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Madison students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.1 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Madison students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

25.4 percent of Saint Norbert College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 25.4 percent of Saint Norbert College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

17.2 percent of Maranatha Baptist University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 17.2 percent of Maranatha Baptist University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

7.6 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 7.6 percent of the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

36.9 percent of Beloit College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 36.9 percent of Beloit College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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