UW Daily, Feb. 5, 2014

UW System

Assembly Speaker concerned by Walker’s $300M cut to UW
Wisconsin Public Radio, February 4

Documents show Walker administration sought removal of UW’s Wisconsin Idea
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 5

Power of the Wisconsin Idea
Inside Higher Ed, February 5

Wisconsin Governor drops proposal to strip public-service focus from university’s mission
Chronicle of Higher Ed, February 4

Scott Walker backtracks from striking ‘truth’ ‘human condition’ from Wisconsin Idea
Wisconsin State Journal, February 5

Walker blames Wisconsin Idea change on ‘drafting error’
Wisconsin Radio Network, February 5

Walker says state budget won’t eliminate Wisconsin Idea
Badger Herald, February 4

As Walker pares budget, some targets say the cuts are too deep
Minneapolis Star-Tribune (AP), February 4

Scott Walker takes a national risk with state education cuts
NBC News, February 5

Scott Walker: Scrapping ‘Wisconsin Idea’ was a ‘drafting error’
Capital Times, February 4

Reaction to Scott Walker’s rewrite of UW mission strong, critical
Capital Times, February 5

UW, K-12 funding issues in Walker budget
WSAU, February 5

Targets of Walker cuts say too deep and too sharp
Oshkosh Northwestern, February 4

Details continue emerging from Gov. Walker’s budget
WUWM, February 4

Rep. Billings: Cycle of cuts in UW System leaves colleges underfunded
La Crosse Tribune, February 4

Christian Schneider: Scott Walker’s bad Wisconsin Idea
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 4

John Nichols: Scott Walker targets ‘the search for truth’
Capital Times, February 4

Scott Walker thinks my university has fat to trim. Yet my department is barely scraping by
Washington Post, February 4

Kevin Bahr: On the UW System plan: missing a few key points
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 4

On Campus

‘More questions than answers’ on proposed cut to Wisconsin public broadcasting
Capital Times, February 5

UWS officials react to Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts
KBJR, February 4

UWM students, faculty rally against Scott Walker’s proposed cuts
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 4

UWM students, staff rally against Gov. Walker’s $300 million cut to UW System
TMJ4, February 4

UW-Milwaukee students protest Walker’s proposed budget cuts
WISN, February 4

UW-Oshkosh staff leaders call proposed budget cuts ‘devastating’
Oshkosh Northwestern, February 4

ASM raises concern over budget cuts at Wednesday meeting
Badger Herald, February 5


Firing a faculty blogger
Inside Higher Ed, February 5