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 13
Walker officially retracts deletion of Wisconsin Idea language in state budget, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, April 13
Walker budget fix would limits UW tuition increases, WisPolitics, April 14

On Campus
UW-Milwaukee buyouts bring questions on class size, time to diploma, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 13
UW-Milwaukee announces employee buyout plan, Fox 11 (AP), April 13
UWM to offer voluntary separations to employees, Milwaukee Biz Times, April 13
 To “meet financial challenges,” UWM offering employees voluntary separation incentive, WITI, April 13
Budget cuts will limit UW Colleges, Wisconsin Radio Network, April 14
UWRF student team wins $25,000 at Big Idea Tournament, River Falls Journal, April 13
Stop state budgets’ devastating cuts to WPR, WPT, Wausau Daily Herald, April 14
UW-Extension offers pilot program, Wisconsin Rapids Tribune, April 13
UW-L senior honored for Native American research, La Crosse Tribune, April 14
About 270 layoffs expected as UW-La Crosse changes food service provider, WEAU, April 13

Job market for college graduates gains, but not to pre-recession levels, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 13

An arc of outrage, Chronicle of Higher Ed, April 13
A guide to income-share agreements, which some see as a better way to finance college, Chronicle of Higher Ed, April 14
Study suggests STEM faculty hiring favors women over men, Inside Higher Ed, April 14
Some states are considering adding sexual assault sanctions to student transcripts, Huffington Post, April 13
Fraternities and sororities team up for sex assault prevention, Washington Post, April 13
Are master’s degrees on their way out? Alternatives grow as enrollment fades, Washington Post, April 13
Experts: campuses need to be all in on diversity, Diverse Issues in Higher Ed, April 13