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Statement from Chancellor Biddy Martin on state budget impacts

May 14, 2009

Wisconsin’s budget crisis has deepened and our campus community must now share in more of the sacrifices required by a recessionary economy and the state’s…

State building commission OKs new Union building project

February 25, 2009

The State Building Commission has unanimously approved plans for the new south campus union.

State budget increases financial aid

February 25, 2009

A state budget providing additional student financial aid, university budget reductions and significant new initiatives at UW–Madison was presented to the Legislature last week by Gov. Jim Doyle.

Q&A: Task force considers new non-state campus funding sources

January 14, 2009

Michael Knetter, known for his creative fundraising as dean of the School of Business, is stepping into a new role helping the university target new sources of private funding.

Efforts to secure domestic partner benefits continue

January 30, 2008

Although a provision authorizing domestic partner benefits wasn’t included in last year’s final state budget, campus efforts to move the issue forward continue unabated.

State approves new employee pay plan

December 5, 2007

A boost in pay for UW System faculty and academic staff was given the go-ahead by state lawmakers last week.

Scholars examine state funding and accountability in higher education

October 5, 2007

As state legislatures try to balance funding for higher education with the climbing costs of Medicaid and other services, public universities are compelled to seek alternative revenue sources.

Budget proposals may mean ‘lost opportunities’ for UW

August 22, 2007

Proposed cuts to the University of Wisconsin budget will compromise quality, make it more difficult to retain top faculty and hurt Wisconsin's economy, Chancellor John D. Wiley says.

Chancellor John D. Wiley’s statement on proposed Assembly budget

July 10, 2007

University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor John D. Wiley comments on the major cuts proposed in the state Assembly budget, calling it "an assault on higher education."