New UW System President introduced in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (WITI) -- The new University of Wisconsin System president was officially introduced in Milwaukee on Friday, January 10th.

Ray Cross made an appearance at the UW-Milwaukee campus. Right now, he is the Chancellor of University of Wisconsin Colleges and the UW Extension schools.

Cross will replace Kevin Reilly as the UW System president. Reilly left for another job. Cross says one of his priorities will be to make a college education in the state more affordable.

Cross will start his new job in February.