UW Daily: Feb. 16, 2015

Walker suspends state workers’ merit pay raises, Green Bay Press-Gazette (AP), February 13
A Problem with Presidential Salaries, 1130 WISN, February 15
UW increases hiring during time of declining enrollment, MacIver Institute, February 16
Sen. Frank Lasee: UW System can handle a mere 2.5 percent cut, Wisconsin State Journal, February 13
Kitchens expects state budget to change, Green Bay Press-Gazette, February 13
Legislators criticize cuts, urge UW-L community to speak out, La Crosse Tribune, February 14
Execs: Cuts to UW System could seriously hurt state’s economic growth, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 13
Our View: UW budget cuts hit smaller campuses hardest, Wausau Daily Herald, February 15
Chris Rickert: UW needs more ‘troubling’ ideas and students-first administrators, Wisconsin State Journal, February 15
Hundreds protest proposed UW System cuts in frigid temperatures, Capital Times, February 15
Students, community protest proposed UW cuts, TMJ4, February 14
Protesters express no love for Scott Walker’s budget cuts at UW rally, Wisconsin State Journal, February 15
As Wisconsin Goes, Inside Higher Ed, February 16
Evans: Save the Wisconsin Idea, New York Times, February 16
Marlin Schneider: Wis. Kids, jobs lose in Walker budget, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, February 13
Siewert: UW profs work hard for students, state, Wausau Daily Herald, February 13
Michael Haupert: College grads boots economy, La Crosse Tribune, February 15
Minnesota, Wisconsin reciprocity hangs in the balance with proposed budget, Badger Herald, February 16
On Campus
Facing budget cut, head of Educational Communications Board emphasizes its value, Capital Times, February 15
Discovery to Product aids university in commercializing patents, Badger Herald, February 16
Walker budget cuts would mean layoffs at UWSP, Stevens Point Journal, February 13
UW-Madison leader predicts 6% departmental cuts under Scott Walker plan, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 13
Blank continues campus budget forums, says UW prepared to handle cuts ‘efficiently,’ Badger Herald, February 13
UW-Madison faculty, staff offer up ideas to deal with Scott Walker’s cuts at campus forum, Capital Times, February 13
Open forum on proposed budget cuts to UWS to be held on campus Monday, Northland News Center, February 16
Bo Ryan is weaned to win in Wisconsin, New York Times, February 15
UW-Madison ranked as one of America’s Best Public Colleges, WXOW, February 13
Ho-Chunk Nation struggles with low Native American enrollment numbers at UW, Badger Herald, February 16
Fight for rights, love tradition still alive in Madison, Badger Herald, February 12
UWRF career fair will feature nearly 100 employers, River Towns, February 16
UW-River Falls to show veterans’ artwork at campus exhibition, Pioneer Press, February 13
Brazilian program brings students to UWSP, Stevens Point Journal, February 13
UW-Whitewater police work to strike balance of law enforcement and education with students, Janesville Gazette, February 15
Catching up: UW-Madison internet outage cost $360,000, Wisconsin State Journal, February 16
Scott Walker budget would remove oversight of for-profit colleges, Capital Times, February 15
Middlebury to Abandon Inflation Peg, Inside Higher Ed, February 16
Utah is losing its researchers, Salt Lake Tribune, February 16
College ratings proposal continues to be work in progress, Diverse Issues in Higher Ed, February 15
Dropout-Adjusted Outcomes, Inside Higher Ed, February 16
What’s Wrong With Public Intellectuals?, Chronicle of Higher Education, February 13