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, Wisconsin State Journal, May 30
UW System faculty’s role in chancellor picks could be diminished, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 31
GOP plan would cut UW System funding, tenure, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 29
Panel votes to cut University of Wisconsin $250 million, Associated Press, May 29
Budget panel restores some funding to UW System, Wisconsin Radio Network, May 29
Budget Committee Passes $250M Cut To UW System, Wisconsin Public Radio, May 29
Lawmakers reduce UW System cut, Rapid News Network, May 31
Joint Finance reduces UW cut, changes tenure and shared governance, Capital Times, May 30
UW budget cuts reduced, tenure eliminated from law, WISC TV-3, May 29
Budget Committee: Cut UW System Funding by $250 Million, Eliminate Tenure Law, Freeze Tuition, WUWM, May 30
GOP lawmakers propose $250M cut to UW, Wisconsin State Journal, May 29
GOP proposes letting UW System authorize charter schools, Wisconsin State Journal, May 29
State budget committee approves letting UW System authorize charter schools, WiscNews, May 30
UW System could create independent charter schools in Madison, Milwaukee under proposal, Associated Press, May 29
Budget-Writing Committee Votes to Cut U-W System by $250 Million, AP (WSAW), May 29
Letter: Why the UW System is important to our family, Oshkosh Northwestern, May 31
Where is alumni to defend the University of Wisconsin? — State Journal editorial from a century ago, Wisconsin State Journal, May 31
Lawmakers restore some UW system cuts, critics say “it’s like squandering the investments we made before,” Fox 6 News, May 30

On Campus
UW Colleges faculty support chancellor — mostly, Appleton Post-Crescent, May 29
UW-Extension jobs on chopping block amid budget talks, Fond du Lac Reporter, May 30
Reduced cuts may help UWSP avoid involuntary layoffs, Stevens Point Journal, May 30
Smaller UW-System cut might not help La Crosse, La Crosse Tribune, May 31
$50M restored for UW System; $250M in cuts remain, Associated Press (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram), May 30
A childhood bang of the gavel leads to Marquette law degree, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 28
UW-Rock County student tackles the science of swearing, Janesville Gazette, May 31
Make balanced cuts at UW Colleges — David W. Cole, Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, May 31
Former UNI administrator to serve as chancellor of Wisconsin university, Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, May 29
Football was Chris Borland’s life. But at what cost?, Isthmus, May 28
When it pays to stay quiet, BBC, June 1

State
Sweeping changes to public education in Wisconsin draw national attention, Capital Times, May 29
What the heck is going on with Wisconsin public education? Washington Post, May 28
Budget committee to cut scientists, keep conservation program, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, May 29
La Crosse area legislators react to UW System cuts, WXOW, May 29
Let’s change student loan refinancing laws, Column, Appleton Post-Crescent, May 31

National
Making Diversity Not the Work of One Office, but a Campuswide Priority, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 1
Depressing Realities, Column, Inside Higher Ed, June 1
Beyond Publish or Perish, Academic Papers Look to Make a Splash, New York Times, May 31
‘American Universities Are Addicted to Chinese Students,’ The Atlantic, May 30?

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