I am pleased to report that there are at least two positive outcomes for higher education. Under the new law, graduate school tuition waivers will continue to be treated as non-taxable income and student loan interest will still be tax deductible.
As we start to enact the 2017-19 biennial budget, I am sharing a summary of what this budget means for UWM. There are several components that will help advance UWM’s Strategic Opportunities to provide an outstanding learning environment, be an exceptional research university, and serve as a community engagement leader.
I hope that you are enjoying the vibrancy on our campus and are transitioning well for this new term.
Dear Faculty, Staff and Students, The State of Wisconsin Joint Finance Committee (JFC) has taken action on the UW System’s (UWS) 2017-19 biennial budget. The proposal includes restoration of the $50M lapse from 2015-17. In addition, there is $36M in… Read More
As the semester winds down, I write with the final budget update of the academic year. The 2017-19 state budget continues to progress and is expected to be finalized in June