UW Daily, Feb. 9, 2015


Board of Regents

Protesters upset they weren’t let into Regents meeting, Wisconsin State Journal, February 7

Demonstrators protest Gov. Scott Walker’s budget cuts at meeting of UW Regents, Capital Times, February 9

Protesters demonstrate against Walker’s UW System cuts, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, February 6

UW System

UpFront: Cross says Walker budget cut could ‘seriously damage’ UW, WisPolitics, February 9

UW System needs to show how budget cut will hurt, Ray Cross says, Capital Times, February 9

UW System president hoping for positive outcome with budget cuts, WKOW, February 6

University system cries looming poverty while sitting on hefty cash pile, Wisconsin Reporter, February 9

Want to get paid to bash a governor? UW-Madison employees can, Wisconsin Reporter, February 9

Walker’s budget raises questions, Green Bay Press-Gazette, February 7

$300 million UW System cut doesn’t seem feasible, Racine Journal-Times, February 8

Rep. Kulp: Put UW budget cuts into perspective, Marshfield News Herald, February 8

Rep. Krug: $300 million UW system cut ‘just doesn’t work’, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, February 7

Dave Obey: Walker attack on UW is dangerous zealotry, Wausau Daily Herald, February 9

John Nichols: Wisconsin Idea trumps Scott Walker, Capital Times, February 8

Tom Still: Walker’s wake-up call to a Wisconsin institution, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 7

Tenure, campus governance new focus of Scott Walker budget bill scrutiny, Capital Times, February 7

UW chancellors take to social media, push alumni to lobby lawmakers, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 7

UW campuses to alumni: oppose Walker’s cuts, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, February 7

Job creation from University of Wisconsin research fuels budget debate, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 6

Scott Walker’s proposed changes to UW System spark week’s most-read stories, Capital Times, February 8

Despite deliberate actions, Scott Walker calls change to university mission a ‘drafting error’, Politifact, February 6

Wisconsin Democrats don’t believe Scott Walker’s ‘Wisconsin Idea’ explanation, Capital Times, February 6

Budget item to hide UW research is bad public policy, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 8

Scott Walker trips on the ‘search for truth’, MSNBC, February 9

Robert Greenler: Scott Walker fails to give UW research its due, Capital Times, February 7

UW student-activist in trouble again, Stevens Point Journal, February 6

On Campus

Public broadcasting braces for possible cuts under Scott Walker’s budget plan, Wisconsin State Journal, February 8

UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard Telfer cautious with budget cut numbers, Janesville Gazette, February 7

Chancellor weighs in on governor’s budget proposal, Dunn County News, February 6