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 Journal-Sentinel, April 20
UW-Platteville, UW-Stout offer buyouts to senior employees, Wisconsin State Journal, April 21
Stout, Platteville announce worker buyout plans as cuts loom, Wisconsin State Journal (AP), April 21
UW-Stout announces worker buyout plan, Chippewa Herald, April 20
UW-Stout announces buyout plan for select employees, WEAU, April 20
UW-L cutting 45 positions, increasing enrollment, La Crosse Tribune, April 21
Bracing for proposed cuts, UW-L plans to cut 45 jobs, WKBT, April 20
Still: Madison is a hotspot in the patent pipeline, Kenosha News, April 20
Dictionary of American Regional English threatened by lack of funding, Huffington Post, April 20

Despite job gains, poverty in Wisconsin ticks up, report says, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, April 20

For those without one, college degrees are seen as important but too expensive, Chronicle of Higher Ed, April 21
Why community college leaders are skeptical about Obama’s free college plan, Hechinger Report, April 20
Continuing Pell Grant program a key goal for many groups, Diverse Issues in Higher Ed, April 20
We need the liberal arts more than ever in today’s digital world, Fareed Zakaria says, Huffington Post, April 20
Colleges respond to racist incidents as if their chief worry is bad PR, studies find, Chronicle of Higher Ed, April 21