UW Daily: March 4, 2015

UW System
UW System president offers performance-based model in exchange for guaranteed funding, WKOW, March 3
UW head Ray Cross: $300M cut is ‘too much and too fast’, Wisconsin State Journal, March 4
UW System leader urges legislators to OK autonomy, lessen cut, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 3
UW System president Ray Cross asks for smaller cuts, more autonomy, Capital Times, March 4
Republicans demand assurances of no UW tuition surge, Green Bay Press-Gazette (AP), March 3
UW¹s Cross asks lawmakers to reduce budget cut, Wisconsin Radio Network, March 4
Chancellor says he supports flexibility in UW System, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 3
Schmidt calls for budget committee to scale back proposed cuts to UW System, WEAU, March 3
UW-Eau Claire chancellor gives testimony about proposed budget cut, WQOW, March 3
UW president asks committee to reduce $300M cut, WQOW (AP), March 3
Letters: Those UW folks are doing research, Wall Street Journal, March 4

On Campus
UW-Madison faculty seeks voice on Scott Walker’s new model for the university, Capital Times, March 4
Faculty Senate passes resolutions for shared governance, public authority, Badger Herald, March 3
UW-Whitewater¹s Young named WIAC men¹s basketball player of the year, WMTV, March 3
Three UWM programs awarded up to $150,000 in grants, UWM Post, March 3

Under increasing financial pressure, colleges consider mergers ­ cautiously, Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 4
Burstein: The unintended consequences of borrowing business tools to run a university, Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 2
How the pressure on public colleges plays out in one state, Chronicle of Higher Ed, March 4
Some owners of private colleges turn a tidy profit by going nonprofit, New York Times, March 2