Chancellor Rebecca Blank shared the following statement following Thursday’s action on state employee compensation by the Joint Committee on Finance: “We appreciate the action of…
The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee advanced its version of the state’s 2021-23 capital budget Tuesday, including funding for a new academic facility for the College of Letters & Science at UW–Madison.
Acting on Gov. Tony Evers’ proposed 2021-23 biennial budget, the legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance today advanced its version of the University of Wisconsin System operating budget.
"These critical investments in our campus will help make sure we can continue to provide a world-class education for our students," Blank says.
"Fully funding the tuition freeze and the investment in our faculty ensures we can increase access for our students in high-demand programs, helping build the talent pipeline while driving economic growth for Wisconsin," Blank says.
The Academic Staff Assembly voted Monday on resolutions calling for more study on a proposed public authority for the University of Wisconsin System and greater flexibility in the timing and amount of state budget cuts.