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Gov. Tony Evers today announced line-item vetoes and signed the 2021-23 state biennial budget. This concludes the complex process of allocating state taxpayer dollars for…
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.
“The two projects that are in the budget for this year are cornerstones for growth and success at UW–Madison,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank said.
The Wisconsin Alumni Association is bringing alumni and friends of UW–Madison together on Wednesday, April 14, to advocate for the university with their lawmakers.
Calling higher education an economic driver for Wisconsin, Governor Tony Evers proposed a major reinvestment in the University of Wisconsin System.
"I want to thank Governor Evers for a budget proposal that recognizes the vital role the UW System plays in educating tomorrow’s leaders and in the economic development of Wisconsin."
"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.
Gov. Scott Walker released on Wednesday his proposal for funding state government over the next two years, including roughly $105 million in new funding for the University of Wisconsin System, $35 million to fund a 5 percent tuition reduction, about $5.7 million more for UW System student aid through the Wisconsin Grants program, and new funding for the WI Rural Physician Residency Assistant Program and Alzheimer’s research at UW–Madison.