When pressed publicly in today’s Budget Meeting, System President Ray Cross responded with a simple “Yes” to the question of his resignation if budget cuts aren’t reduced, and tenure, academic freedom and shared governance are not saved as an essential… Read More
We began with some hard questions about System Administration including, “Do people have faith in Ray Cross’s leadership?” and “What has motivated his approach and behavior regarding Chapter 36 and Public Authority?” From the perspective of protecting and supporting the… Read More
These are proposed resolutions, to be taken up in this week’s Faculty Senate scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2015. Communication from an Official Governance Unit UW-Milwaukee Faculty Senate Resolution Downer Woods and Downer College Buildings March 12, 2015 Whereas Downer… Read More
Richard Grusin attended the first part of our meeting and advocated for a resolution from the faculty senate that is more emphatic about our concerns regarding the Public Authority proposal. We discussed the tactics involved in our interactions with President… Read More
This is a particularly good radio interview with UW professor and educational policy expert, Sara Goldrick-Rab, titled What Would A UW System Authority Look Like?
We discussed our ongoing efforts to reaffirm Chapter 36. We highlighted the destabilizing results of both our fiscal situation and our future governance structure, so we keep asking the Board of Regents to adopt all current Chapter 36 contents as… Read More
The UC will adjourn by 2:20pm in order to attend the campus budget meeting, to be held in the Union Fireside Lounge at 2:30pm.
The following letter is being circulated among UW System faculty, staff, students and alumni. It was generated by a UWM faculty member, and we post it here for your information. If you are interested in signing it, please visit this… Read More
(to be submitted for endorsement by the UW-Milwaukee Faculty Senate on March 12, 2015) The University of Wisconsin-System and its constituent campuses are the envy of the nation in terms of academic quality and reputation because of our robust protection… Read More
This opinion piece was written by UWM Assistant Professor of History, Christine Evans and was published in the New York Times today. Thank you, Professor Evans!