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 State Journal, June 16.
Tenure decision could drive away faculty, Op-ed, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 16.
Out-Of-State University President Warns Of UW Faculty Poaching, Wisconsin Public Radio, June 16.
Backlash Against Scott Walker’s War On The University Of Wisconsin, ThinkProgress, June 17.

 

On Campus
Picturing tornado aftermath, Dubuque Telegraph Herald, June 17.
Lindberg launches a quest for high-performance computing projects, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 16.
Harry Richardson: Make civil service stronger, Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, June 16.
Partnerships vital for county government, Portage Daily Register, June 15.

State
Wisconsin ed profs call for higher teaching standards, Education Dive, June 16.
Wisconsin leaders redefining freedom — T. Greg Bell,  Letter, Wisconsin State Journal, June 16.
GOP leaders talking budget deal, but differences remain, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 16.

National
Defining Competency, Inside Higher Ed, June 17.
The Rise of Student Debt for Those Who Get Degrees, New York Times, June 16.
Performance-Based Funding Can Be Fickle, One University’s Close Call Shows, Chronicle of Higher Ed, June 17.
Republican Budget Would Slash U.S. Education Spending by $2.8 Billion, Chronicle of Higher Ed, June 16.

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