The Faculty Senate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Monday passed a resolution expressing “strong opposition” to a proposed $300 million state funding cut for the UW System.
Teaching is a vital part of the role of faculty and instructional staff. But the job includes many other worthy activities, UW–Madison officials noted Wednesday in response to suggestions from Gov. Scott Walker about increasing faculty workload.
Seeking to increase transparency and accessibility of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s revenues and expenditures, Chancellor Rebecca Blank asked staff to create the Budget in Brief, a slimmed-down booklet that breaks the university’s $2.9 billion annual budget into digestible chunks.
A committee reviewing the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s internal budget process is recommending a new model that would establish transparent, objective metrics to drive resource allocation decisions in the areas of instruction and research.
After a year on campus, Chancellor Rebecca Blank says she has come to appreciate that the scope and breadth of the University of Wisconsin–Madison is what makes it a world-class university.
In response to state legislative directives to reduce fund balances, the University of Wisconsin–Madison has lowered its tuition balance by 41 percent from 2013 to 2014, according to a new report.
The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents today approved the 2015-17 biennial budget proposal at a meeting at UW–Oshkosh.
UW-Madison should develop a budget model that aligns resources with the university’s core missions, rewards innovation and provides flexibility necessary to accommodate change and growth, a campus committee is recommending.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Monday spoke to the Faculty Senate about critical issues facing UW–Madison including the need to ensure financial stability at an institutional level, improve relations with legislators, and shrink the pay gap with our peers.
Benjamin Miller has been named interim director of federal relations, a role he begins Sept. 8. Miller replaces Rhonda Norsetter, who recently retired. The six-month appointment will bring Miller to Washington, D.C. for the first three months.
It is likely that you have heard the news of the governor’s revised budget proposal that includes a two-year freeze on UW System tuition and reduces the amount of additional funding provided to the system in the 2013-15 biennial budget.
It is likely you have seen or heard media reports about the fund balances that the University of Wisconsin System carries and the discussion among legislative leaders and others about those balances. I would like to explain how this issue relates to our campus, and how maintaining balances helps UW–Madison succeed in our academic and research missions.
Engaging exhibits and special demonstrations will bring opportunities for learning and collaboration as part of UW–Madison, UW-Extension and UW Colleges Day at the State Capitol on Thursday, April 4.
Some federal funding to UW–Madison could be in jeopardy if Congress does not act before March 1 to avoid a set of spending cuts in passed in 2011.
Nate Moll is infamous among friends and colleagues for wearing his tour guide hat. Now, Moll will use Twitter to showcase his many other hats and the best that UW–Madison has to offer as the third voice behind @UWPowersMe, a UW System initiative that features student, faculty and alumni from a different UW school each week.
A campuswide effort to build a new University of Wisconsin–Madison human resources and personnel system is underway, with the goal of creating a more efficient system better able to serve employees, the university and the citizens of Wisconsin.
Interim Chancellor David Ward delivers a message about 2011-13 budget lapses.
The following memo was sent to deans and directors from Vice Chancellor for Administration Darrell Bazzell and Provost Paul M. DeLuca Jr. today, Oct. 19.
Although the University of Wisconsin–Madison faces stiff budgetary challenges, Interim Chancellor David Ward told the Faculty Senate Monday that there are avenues of “self help” available to lighten their impact.