Tag State relations

Faculty Senate reviews draft tenure proposal

October 6, 2015

The Faculty Senate on Monday held the first reading on a draft proposal for tenure protections, crafted to respond to recent legislative changes.

Grants offered for showing UW’s value to state

October 6, 2015

Grants of up to $500 are available to faculty and staff who have projects or initiatives that create awareness of the value UW–Madison provides to the state of Wisconsin.

Recent sightings: Moon over Madison

September 28, 2015

Seen from the roof of Memorial Library, a supermoon rises in the nighttime sky behind the Wisconsin statue headdress atop the dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol building on Sept. 27, 2015.

Q&A on tenure protection proposal

September 22, 2015

An ad hoc committee of faculty members charged with recommending policies to continue strong tenure protections in response to legislative changes made in the 2015-17 state budget has released a report with recommendations. The answers below were written by Professor Dorothy Farrar Edwards, a member of the University Committee who chaired the ad hoc committee on tenure and termination, Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Programs Michael Bernard-Donals, and Secretary of the Faculty Steven Smith.