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 Wisconsin, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 12
UW budget cut proposals spark protests as bill continues through Legislature, Daily Cardinal, June 12
Voice of the People: UW-Extension vital, Letter, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, June 12
Walker’s move against UW System hurts jobs, Column, Stevens Point Journal, June 11

On Campus
Nicholas family gives $50M for scholarships, 2nd largest gift of its kind at UW-Madison, Capital Times, June 12
11 Madison students picked for future teacher program, Wisconsin State Journal, June 11
Education professors in Madison say teaching standards need to be higher, not lower, Capital Times, June 11
Wisconsin student discovers healing powers of gardening, Big Ten Network, June 12
7 exposed to chemical cloud at UW-P released from hospital, Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, June 12
Iron County 4-H uses grants to offer programs throughout summer, Daily Globe, June 12
Grant creates opportunities for study, research in Germany, WisBusiness, June 9
Group Leaf LLC awards $1,000 graphic arts scholarship to UW-Stout student, Hudson Patch, June 5
Volunteer-oriented construction majors earn international honor, WisBusiness, May 18

State
Czaja will re-write teaching provisions in budget, Wisconsin Radio Network, June 11

National
Student Loans and Defaults: The Facts, New York Times, June 11
Taking On Student Debt, and Refusing to Pay, New York Times, June 12
‘Debt-Free College’ Is Democrats’ New Rallying Cry, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 12
Lingua Franca for Credentials, Inside Higher Ed, June 12

 

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