UW System Summary of Final 2015-17 Budget

On Sunday, July 12, 2015, the Governor signed Act 55, the Wisconsin 2015-17 Biennial Budget. The following document summarizes major provisions included in the budget. General Budget Issue Governor’s Budget JFC Action/Final Budget Standard Budget Adjustments Provides $17,977,800 GPR in… Read More

UW Daily: Aug. 6, 2015

On Campus Fox Valley educators put research into practice, Appleton Post-Crescent, Aug. 5 Central Wisconsin Cultural Center opens ‘Local Vision’, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, Aug. 5 $52M UW Memorial Union upgrade nears, Wausau Daily Herald, Aug. 5 UW-Madison professor to chair… Read More

UW Daily: July 31, 2015

On Campus Lubars give $10 million for new UW-Milwaukee Entrepreneurship Center, TMJ4, July 30 $10M gift to UWM will be used to establish Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship, Fox 6, July 30 Don’t snicker — famed UW course chews over science… Read More

UW Daily: July 30, 2015

Board of Regents David Walsh leaves Board of Regents with plea to build grassroots support for UW, Capital Times, July 30 On Campus Lubars give $10 million for UWM entrepreneurship center, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 30 Lubars donate $10M to… Read More

UW Daily: July 29, 2015

UW System UW-Madison, two-year campuses hope to increase associate degree holders, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 28 Torinus: UW System Needs Reorganization, Column, Urban Milwaukee, July 28 On Campus University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire responds to massive cuts in state support, Inside… Read More

UW Daily: July 28, 2015

Board of Regents Washburn honors Elizabeth Hawkes, Ashland Daily Press/WPR, July 27  On Campus UW-Parkside TRIO Program receives federal grant, Racine Journal Times, July 27 For the Record: The changing landscape of education, WISC TV-3, July 22 UW-Stout conference speaker… Read More

UW Daily: July 28, 2015

On Campus UW-Parkside TRIO Program receives federal grant, Racine Journal Times, July 27 For the Record: The changing landscape of education, WISC TV-3, July 22 UW-Stout conference speaker donates to humane society, Dunn County News, July 27 3D scanning technology… Read More

UW Daily: July 27, 2015

UW System Your Right to Know: UW shouldn’t hide finalist names, Column, Capital Times, July 25 On Campus Our Views: Budget cuts at UW Colleges will harm mission, Editorial, Janesville Gazette, July 25 Changes in shared governance worry UW-L faculty,… Read More

UW Daily: July 24, 2015

On Campus Patterson column: Business partners help with budget, Column, Stevens Point Journal, July 23 Waterways mapped for new app from UW-Stevens Point, Stevens Point Journal, July 23 Start-up accelerator sets sights on Wisconsin universities, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 23… Read More

UW Daily: July 22, 2015

On Campus UW Colleges to cut 83 jobs, consolidate campus administration, Wisconsin State Journal, July 22 UW System two-year colleges to cut 83 positions, consolidate as a result of budget cuts, Associated Press, July 21 UW Colleges to restructure, pare… Read More

UW Daily: July 21, 2015

UW System WI state budget changes role of student government in college, WKBT-TV, July 20 On Campus Young students learn science through car kits at UW-L, WXOW, July 20 UW-Madison is 25th best in world in new rankings, Milwaukee Journal… Read More

UW Daily: July 20, 2015

UW System Uncertainty, concern over future of tenure draw national attention to UW System, Wisconsin State Journal, July 19 Walker budget changes to higher education will undermine the UW System, Column, Badger Herald, July 18 Time for a New Strategy,… Read More

UW Daily: July 16, 2015

UW System UW is worth taxpayers investment, Op-ed, Wisconsin State Journal, July 15 On Campus UW Extension’s $5.2M cut means less staff, Associated Press, July 15 UW Colleges prepare for $5M in cuts, Appleton Post-Crescent, July 15 UW professor under… Read More

UW Daily: July 14, 2015

UW System UW-System universities address state budget signing, WEAU, July 13 UW Extension dealing with state spending cuts, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 13 UW-Superior looks to buyouts, retirements to cover budget cuts, Superior Telegram, July 14 UW-Stevens Point impacted by… Read More

UW Daily: July 13, 2015

UW System Cross Talks About Impacts of State Budget on UW System, Wisconsin Public Television, July 10 Scott Walker signs state budget with 104 vetoes day before 2016 kickoff, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 13 Scott Walker signs 2015-17 state budget… Read More

UW Daily: July 8, 2015

UW System In late-night vote, Senate Republicans pass state budget, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 8 Wisconsin Senate passes budget, sends it to Assembly, Associated Press, July 8 Wisconsin Assembly set to take up state budget; approval would send document to… Read More

UW Daily: July 7, 2015

UW System Campuses scramble to find who wins, loses in budget shakeout, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 6 UW-Madison facing $58.9M cut in state aid, Wisconsin State Journal, July 7 5 things to watch in state budget, Appleton Post-Crescent, July 7… Read More

UW Daily: July 3, 2015

UW System UW-Madison Lecturer Says It’s Time To Review Wisconsin’s Reciprocity Agreements, Wisconsin Public Radio, July 2 On Campus County seeks new proposals for UW-FDL student housing, Fond du Lac Reporter, July 2 29 UWGB staffers take buyouts, will leave,… Read More

UW Daily, July 1, 2015

UW System Tenure at UW System now seen as bellwether by educators across U.S., Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 30 Sure, Professors Like Tenure, but Does It Help Students?, Letters, Wall Street Journal, July 1 On Campus University of Wisconsin Launches… Read More

UW Daily: June 30, 2015

UW System UW System awaits state budget, WKBT, June 29 Opinion: Time to review Wisconsin’s tuition reciprocity agreements, Column, Sheboygan Press, June 29 Proposed UW Tenure Changes Could Hurt Conservatives, Wisconsin Public Radio, June 29 UW grad speaks out on… Read More

UW Daily: June 29, 2015

UW System What legislators would have heard about UW if they had listened, Column, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 28 Kathryn Lynch: UW tenure proposal puts humanities on the chopping block, Capital Times/Washington Post, June 26 A Free Speech Advocate Explains… Read More

UW Daily: June 18, 2015

UW System The top 10 myths about the UW system, Op-ed, On Milwaukee, June 17 The Tenure Apocalypse, Slate, June 17 UW changes contrary to conservative values — Paul Brodwin, Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, June 17 On Campus Study: UWSP… Read More

UW Daily: June 23, 2015

UW System Commentary: Scott Walker’s test of academic freedom, Op-ed, Chicago Tribune, June 22 Scott Walker takes on another liberal icon: tenured professors, Los Angeles Times, June 23 Christian Schneider: Maybe UW-Madison professors wailing over tenure provision should actually lose… Read More

UW Daily: June 26, 2015

UW System UW-Madison Chancellor on the Future of Tenure, Interview, Central Time, Wisconsin Public Radio, June 26 UW System CIO Sasi Pillay talks retention, transitioning from NASA, Education Dive, June 26 On Campus Patterson: UWSP impact based on employee, student spending, Column, Stevens Point… Read More

UW Daily: June 25, 2015

UW System Sandeen: With fewer tenured positions, who benefits from academic freedom? The Conversation, June 25 Conservative UW professors: Scott Walker tenure proposal lacks speech protection provision, Capital Times, June 25 On Campus UW-Oshkosh Hosts Candlelight Vigil for Charleston Victims, WFRV TV, June… Read More

UW Daily: June 24, 2015

UW System Blank: Why State Lawmakers Must Support Tenure at Public Universities, Column, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 24 Galen McKinley: Scott Walker, Legislature should stop swinging hammers at education, Op-ed, Capital Times, June 23 On Campus UW researcher’s X-ray… Read More

UW Daily: June 22, @2015

On Campus Enrollment increases at UW-L even through budget cuts, WEAU, June 19 Memorial Union listed in National Register of Historic Places, WMTV, June 19 Saturday’s ‘Alternate Parade of Homes’ features campus buildings, Wisconsin State Journal, June 19 Former Badger… Read More

UW Daily: June 19, 2015

UW System Fact-checking the Wisconsin state budget, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 18 Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials, Associated Press, June 18 Professors press regents to defend tenure, shared governance, WKOW-TV 27, June 19 Kind critical of funding cuts to UW,… Read More

UW Daily: June 17, 2015

UW System Gov. Walker Proposal Would Weaken Tenure in Wisconsin, WUWM, June 16. Nancy Kendall: Scott Walker wants UW run more like a business, Capital Times, June 16. Tenure gives professors the freedom to fail — Mark Quinn, Letter, Wisconsin… Read More

UW Daily: June 16, 2015

UW System Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Dual Attacks On The University Of Wisconsin, Forbes, June 12. Christine Hartelt: Attacks on UW will have cascade of negative effects, Letter, Capital Times, June 15. Democracy Campaign’s Matt Rothschild: Ray Cross and Rebecca… Read More

UW Daily: June 15, 2015

UW System Rebecca Blank: UW should have same or better tenure as peers, Op-ed, Wisconsin State Journal, June 14. Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s Next Battle: Tenure, National Public Radio, June 12. Erling Anderson: Tenure protects our precious jewel — UW-Madison, Letter, Wisconsin… Read More

UW Daily: June 12, 2015

UW System Weaker tenure at the University of Wisconsin weakens academic freedom, Editorial, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12 Robin Vos defends budget provisions on tenure, shared governance, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 12 21 Scholarly Groups Denounce Cutting of Tenure Protections in… Read More

UW Daily: June 11, 2015

Board of Regents Michael Grebe Becomes Newest Member of the UW Board of Regents, WUWM, June 10 UW System What Will Be Lost When Wisconsin Faculty Loses Tenure?, Newsweek, June 9 UW-Madison faculty express distrust of regents, need to better communicate… Read More

UW Daily: June 10, 2015

Board of Regents Senate approves Grebe’s appointment to UW Board of Regents, Associated Press, June 9 State Senate Confirms Walker Appointee to UW Board of Regents, Wisconsin Public Radio, June 9 Wisconsin Senate confirms Grebe to UW Board of Regents,… Read More

UW Daily: June 9, 2015

Board of Regents Wisconsin Board Adopts Tenure Rules That Don’t Satisfy Professors, Inside Higher Ed, June 8 UW System UW and campus leaders search for solution to tenure tension, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 8 On Campus UW-Madison chancellor to meet with faculty… Read More

UW Daily: June 5, 2015

Board of Regents UW Board of Regents to Discuss Future of Faculty Tenure Friday Morning, Wisconsin Public Radio News, June 5 Board of Regents Committee Holds Tense Meeting on Tenure, Wisconsin Public Radio News, June 4 Professors demonstrate to urge… Read More

UW Daily: June 3, 2015

UW System UW Student Leaders Oppose Changes to Segregated Fee Policy, Wisconsin Public Radio News, June 2 Shared Governance At UW Schools Would Be Altered Under Budget Plan, Wisconsin Public Radio News, June 1 Joint Finance Committee Reduces Cut of… Read More

UW Daily: June 1, 2015

UW System Wisconsin Lawmakers Take Aim at Tenure and Shared Governance, Chronicle of Higher Education, May 31 Trying to Kill Tenure, Inside Higher Ed, June 1 UW funding cut to be trimmed, with big changes to tenure and shared governance,… Read More

UW Daily: May 27, 2015

Board of Regents Regents Pick Next UW-Whitewater Chancellor, Wisconsin Public Radio, May 26 UW System Frenzied week of Wisconsin state budget votes awaits, Associated Press, May 26 Hearings begin on controversial U-W System cuts, Bucks’ arena deal, Pierce County Herald,… Read More

UW Daily: May 22, 2015

UW System UW Colleges face significant cuts under Walker’s budget, WISC-TV 3, May 21 UW System Launches Hotline To Combat Waste, Fraud, Wisconsin Public Radio, May 21 On Campus 682 receive degrees during UWRF ceremonies, River Falls Journal, May 21 Caps… Read More

UW Daily: May 19, 2015

UW System State worker health costs could double under proposed budget cuts, Wisconsin State Journal, May 19 Proposed Cuts For UW Extension, WeAreGreenBay.com, May 18 Budget cuts take center stage at listening session, Fond du Lac Reporter, May 19 It… Read More

UW Daily: May 18, 2015

UW System Debt service, utilities taking on a larger share of UW System’s funding under Walker budget, Capital Times, May 18 University of Wisconsin flunks the financial transparency test, Column, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 16 Bob Meyer: Drastic cuts will… Read More

UW Daily: May 15, 2015

UW System Opinion: Cuts to UW funding will have direct impact on region’s economic vitality, Column, RiverTowns.net, May 14 Professor: The Die Is Relatively Cast On UW Cuts, Wisconsin Public Radio, May 15 Value what UW System brings to our… Read More

UW Daily: May 13, 2015

UW System UW-Extension agents’ jobs in jeopardy, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, May 13 Republican lawmakers blunt Scott Walker’s proposed cut for public radio, television board, Wisconsin State Journal, May 13 Lawmakers trim Scott Walker’s cuts for runoff, public broadcasting, Milwaukee Journal… Read More

UW Daily: May 11, 2015

UW System Tax cuts shouldn’t trump UW funding, Editorial, Wisconsin State Journal, May 10 Tenure, shared governance at UW face uncertain future as Legislature tinkers with Scott Walker budget, Wisconsin State Journal, May 11 UW System cuts are too deep,… Read More

UW Daily: May 6, 2015

UW System Why no autonomy means all pain, no gain for Wisconsin’s university system, Chronicle of Higher Ed, May 7 Despite no boost in projected revenues, Republicans aim to restore K-12 funding, Wispolitics, May 7 No new money for state… Read More

UW Daily: April 30, 2015

UW System Wisconsin universities aren’t waiting for a budget before starting layoffs, Huffington Post, April 29 Council president: UW budget cut would be felt throughout Whitewater, Janesville Gazette, April 30 Advocates want to spare two-year campuses from funding cuts, UW… Read More

UW Daily: April 28, 2015

UW System GOP lawmaker pushes back on cuts to 2-year UW colleges, Wisconsin Public Radio, April 24 Lawmaker pushes efforts to remove budget cuts to two-year UW colleges, Badger Herald, April 28 On Campus Clean water crisis spawns UWM research… Read More

UW Daily: April 27, 2015

Board of Regents Governor seeks student representative for Board of Regents, Sun Prairie Star, April 26 UW System Scott Fitzgerald: Some legislators still have ‘bitter taste’ after UW System surplus flap, Capital Times, April 27 UW president optimistic funding cuts… Read More

UW Daily: April 23, 2014

UW System Wauwatosa council considers resolution opposing UW cuts, Wauwatosa Now, April 22 Scott Walker’s war on the University of Wisconsin, Huffington Post, April 22 On Campus Parkside grappling with $2 million deficit, Kenosha News, April 21 UW Colleges could… Read More

UW Daily: April 22, 2015

UW System Rep. Kulp: ‘Budget dynamics’ plays role in proposed state budget, Marshfield News Herald, April 21 Kraig: Wisconsin Idea is still under attack, Kenosha News, April 21 On Campus UW-La Crosse announces job cuts to help balance budget, WEAU,… Read More

UW Daily: April 21, 2015

UW System Lawmakers, students express concern over proposed UW System cuts, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, April 20 On Campus UW Colleges, including UW-Fox, brace for budget cuts, Appleton Post-Crescent, April 20 Blank: Economic success depends on UW, other public universities, Milwaukee… Read More

UW Daily: April 20, 2015

UW System Lawmakers should adopt better budget, Wisconsin State Journal, April 19 Tom Still: Patent director’s visit to Wisconsin underscores value of innovation economy, Wisconsin State Journal, April 19 On Campus Mark Mone shines light on what UWM is –… Read More

UW Daily: April 14, 2015

UW System Scott Walker asks lawmakers to keep UW autonomy, cap tuition; John Nygren says authority still ‘dead in our caucus,’ Wisconsin State Journal, April 14 Scott Walker moves to limit future UW tuition increases to inflation, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April… Read More

UW Daily: April 13, 2013

Board of Regents Regents OK tuition boost, rip legislator’s comments on Blank, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 10 UW regents approve tuition increases, Wisconsin State Journal, April 11 Regents approve select tuition increases for UWM, eight other schools, Milwaukee Business Journal, April… Read More

UW Daily: April 9, 2015

UW System Area legislators propose exempting 2-year UW campuses from budget cuts, WSAU, April 9 Republicans propose exempting 2-year UW campuses from budget cuts, Wisconsin Radio Network, April 9 Wisconsin lawmakers make bipartisan call for non-fiscal items to be stripped… Read More

UW Daily: April 8, 2015

UW System Sen. Harsdorf: UW and business are powerful partners for growth, Pierce County Herald, April 7 “It’s very anxious on campus:” UW System schools seek ways to buffer proposed budget cuts, WITI, April 7 UW-Madison’s Rebecca Blank brings tuition… Read More

UW Daily: April 6, 2015

UW System Hope for UWRF: Budget battle ‘isn’t over yet,’ River Falls Journal, April 5 Focused on facts: Q&A with UW System president Ray Cross, Milwaukee Business Journal, April 3 Sen. Vinehout: Tuition reciprocity threatened in state budget, Capital Times,… Read More

UW Daily: April 1, 2015

UW System UW System President Ray Cross – A Man with Integrity, Shepherd Express, March 31 On Campus Marsha Mailick named UW-Madison research and graduate education vice chancellor, Wisconsin State Journal, March 31 Watch: UW Colleges chancellor Cathy Sandeen on… Read More

UW Daily: March 31, 2015

Board of Regents Wisconsin State Journal, March 28 On Campus UW-Oshkosh offers retirement incentive packages, Oshkosh Northwestern, March 31 UW-Milwaukee researchers to lead search for gravitational waves, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 30 Frank Kaminsky leads AP All-America team, Wisconsin State Journal,… Read More

UW Daily: March 30, 2014

UW System Prof who got UW’s Ray Cross to put his job on the line says he meant to help him, Capital Times, March 30 Rickert: UW¹s Ray Cross a scapegoat for faculty¹s refusal to face reality, Wisconsin State Journal,… Read More

UW Daily: March 27, 2015

Board of Regents UW System Regent to speak at GOP meeting, Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter, March 26 UW System Ambassador Tom Loftus: Evangelist behind the Wisconsin Idea would question public authority for UW, Capital Times, March 26 State Rep. worried… Read More

UW Daily: March 26, 2014

UW System UW System chief says he¹d resign if cuts aren¹t reduced, tenure protected, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 25 Ray Cross says he¹ll resign if UW budget cuts, loss of shared governance maintained by legislature, Wisconsin State Journal, March 25 UW… Read More

UW Daily: March 25, 2015

UW System UW System cuts funding for high school dual-enrollment program, WKBT, March 24 College credits not responsibility of local taxpayers, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, March 24 Western Wisconsinites sound off against Walker budget, River Falls Journal, March 24 On Campus… Read More

UW Daily: March 24, 2015

UW System UW education analyst: Will UW officials¹ lack of transparency cost them?, Capital Times, March 23 On Campus UW-Madison faculty lobbying group to host public forum on Walker budget, Capital Times, March 24 Projected budget cuts prompt chancellor to… Read More

UW Daily: March 20, 2015

UW System UW worked early, long, and hard to craft a public authority proposal, Capital Times, March 20 UW budget cuts could decrease, but proposed authority threatened, Milwaukee Business Journal, March 19 State Education funds, Milwaukee arena likely topics at… Read More

UW Daily: March 19, 2015

UW System 2 GOP leaders favor smaller UW cut with no public authority, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 18 Republicans offer alternative UW plan, Green Bay Press-Gazette (AP), March 19 Assembly GOP members of Finance Committee seek to pull UW authority from… Read More

UW Daily: March 17, 2015

Board of Regents Demystifying UW System’s governing body: Board of Regents explained, Badger Herald, March 16 UW System Goldrick-Rab, Goldberg: University of Wisconsin System needs accountability for everyone, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 16 Professor: Humanities courses will be the first casualties… Read More

UW Daily: March 16, 2015

UW System Budget cuts planned at University of Wisconsin campuses, MPR (AP), March 13 National university professor group opposes Walker¹s UW plan, Channel 3000, March 12 UW alums line up on both sides of Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts, Capital… Read More

UW Daily: March 12, 2015

Board of Regents ASM leaders say UW System regents ‘too busy’ to listen to their concerns, Badger Herald, March 11 UW System UW System wants to reduce remedial math classes, WXOW, March 11 Madison legislators to hold listening session on… Read More

UW Daily: March 11, 2015

UW System UW System chief brings plainspoken style to ‘impossible job’, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 10 $8,000 monthly consultant is helping Cross with UW budget, management, and changes, Media Milwaukee, March 10 On Campus UW-Madison academic staff opposes public authority for… Read More

UW Daily: March 9, 2015

UW System Scott Walker: UW tuition will be lower than ³just about any other campus,² Politifact, March 9 Budget Hearings Ramp Up Debate On State Priorities, MacIver Institute, March 8 State universities brace for proposed budget cuts, Milwaukee Biz Times,… Read More

UW Daily: March 6, 2015

Board of Regents Board of Regents, in raucous meeting, air grievances over Scott Walker budget proposals, Wisconsin State Journal, March 6 Cautious on public authority, regents seek flexibilities, smaller cut, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, March 5 UW regents push back against Walker’s… Read More

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… Read More

UW Daily: March 3, 2015

UW System Scott Walker¹s separation of school and state, US News & World Report, March 2 UW slush fund more than quadruples in last decade, MacIver Institute, March 3 Students plan sit-in during UW budget briefing, Channel 3000, March 3… Read More

UW Daily: March 2, 2015

Board of Regents Concerns arise over Board of Regents power with UW System changes, Badger Herald, March 2 UW System Scott Walker wants to end funding for renewable energy program, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 28 U. of Wisconsin asks Walker to… Read More

UW Daily: Feb. 27, 2015

UW System UW professors urge Ray Cross to withdraw support for new UW public authority, Wisconsin State Journal, February 27 UW faculty demand that Ray Cross oppose Scott Walker¹s plan to restructure the university, Capital Times, February 27 Scott Walker… Read More

UW Daily: Feb. 25, 2015

UW System Ray Cross: Tools to build UW System of the future are in state budget proposal, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 24 In defense of the Wisconsin Idea, from 2,088 miles away, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 24 On Campus With 2 UW… Read More

UW Daily

UW System Cross purposes: UW System’s new leader talks of his challenges, WPRI, February 20 Tom Still: Public’s voice missing in legislature’s rush to cut UW System budget, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 21 UW, K-12 funding dominate Heaton’s listening session, Wausau… Read More

UW Daily: Feb. 20, 2015

UW System Democrats: Scott Walker’s the one playing Washington politics with UW, Wisconsin State Journal, February 19 Dem leader suggests Republicans are ‘putting together a Nixon-style enemies list’, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 19 Budget co-chairs critical of UW-Madison chancellor, Wisconsin Radio… Read More

UW Daily: Feb 19, 2015

UW System Top Republicans blast UW-Madison chancellor for playing ‘Washington politics’ in budget battle, Wisconsin State Journal, February 19 UW-Madison¹s Rebecca Blank is playing Œ’Washington politics,’ 2 legislators say, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 18 UW has plans for that slush fund,… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 18. 2015

UW System College students protest Walker budget cuts, CNN, February 17 Scott Walker knows how to pick a fight, Slate, February 17 ​​Scott Walker’s university budget cuts – how big?, Politifact, February 17 On Scott Walker’s UW budget cuts, his… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 17, 2015

UW System 2016 Ambitions Seen in Walker’s Push for University Cuts in Wisconsin, New York Times, February 16 Gov. Walker, eyeing a 2016 bid, picks new fight in Wisconsin: universities, Washington Post, February 16 Protesters bring ‘Save Our UW’ message… Read More

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… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 13, 2015

UW System Speaker Vos: If state revenue improves, UW cut should be smaller, Capital Times, February 13 UW faculty union idea floated under new public authority, ultimately shot down, Wisconsin State Journal, February 13 Assembly leaders share concerns over cuts… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 13, 2015

UW System Speaker Vos: If state revenue improves, UW cut should be smaller, Capital Times, February 13 UW faculty union idea floated under new public authority, ultimately shot down, Wisconsin State Journal, February 13 Assembly leaders share concerns over cuts… Read More

UW Daily: Feb. 12, 2015

UW System Some of $300 million in cuts could be covered by cash balances, UW acknowledges, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 12 Walker aide: UW System cuts are flexible, complaints unwarranted, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, February 12 Walker OK with fast-tracking UW’s freedom, Green… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 11, 2015

UW System UW President Ray Cross feared lawmakers would curtail shared governance, tenure, Wisconsin State Journal, February 11 UW System reorganization could put campuses in ‘buildings race’ to attract affluent students, Capital Times, February 11 UW net assets rise despite… Read More

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,… Read More

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… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 4, 2015

UW System Wisconsin GOP Gov. Walker takes aim at college outlays professors Wall Street Journal, Feb. 3 Walker’s Wisconsin budget has a national message New York Times, Feb. 3 Walker’s budget cuts property taxes UW funding Green Bay Press-Gazette (AP),… Read More

UW Daily, Feb. 2, 2015

UW System Be skeptical of Gov. Scott Walker’s plan for UW System, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, January 30 Our View: Walker’s proposed UW cuts go too deep, Wausau Daily Herald, February 1 JFC co-chair Nygren talks Bucks, UW cuts on ‘Upfront’, WisPolitics,… Read More