University of Wisconsin -Richland
The University of Wisconsinï¿½Richland is a two-year campus of the University of Wisconsin System located in Richland Center, Wisconsin, United States. The University of Wisconsinï¿½Richland is a freshman-sophomore University of Wisconsin campus.
Known today as the University of Wisconsinï¿½Richland, the present campus opened in 1967 as the Richland Branch Campus of the Wisconsin State University-Platteville. With the 1972 merger of the University of Wisconsin and State University Systems, the campus became part of the University of Wisconsin Center System and was known as UW Center-Richland. In 1997, the name of the institution was changed to the University of Wisconsin Colleges and the campus name to UWï¿½Richland.
The University of Wisconsinï¿½Madison is the original University of Wisconsin, created at the same time Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848. It received Wisconsinï¿½s land grant and became the stateï¿½s land-grant university after Congress adopted the Morrill Act in 1862. It continues to be Wisconsinï¿½s comprehensive teaching and research university with a statewide, national and international mission, offering programs at the undergraduate, graduate and professional levels in a wide range of fields, while engaging in extensive scholarly research, continuing adult education and public service. The primary purpose of the University of Wisconsinï¿½Madison is to provide a learning environment in which faculty, staff and students can discover, examine critically, preserve and transmit the knowledge, wisdom and values that will help ensure the survival of this and future generations and improve the quality of life for all. The university seeks to help students to develop an understanding and appreciation for the complex cultural and physical worlds in which they live and to realize their highest potential of intellectual, physical and human development
135 Acres (55ï¿½Ha)