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Chancellor Blank reaction to signing of 2021-23 biennial budget

July 8, 2021

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…

Budget bill passes legislature, heads to governor’s desk

June 30, 2021

The state Assembly and Senate passed the 2021-23 state budget bill, which will now go to Governor Tony Evers.

UW leaders appreciate investment in academic building projects

June 8, 2021

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.

Chancellor Rebecca Blank statement on UW System budget

May 27, 2021

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.

Tour of L&S, engineering facilities highlights need for new buildings

April 12, 2021

“The two projects that are in the budget for this year are cornerstones for growth and success at UW–Madison,” Chancellor Rebecca Blank said.

UW–Madison Day in Wisconsin helps drum up support for higher education investment

April 12, 2021

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.

Governor’s budget designed to help the university ‘bounce back’

February 18, 2021

Calling higher education an economic driver for Wisconsin, Governor Tony Evers proposed a major reinvestment in the University of Wisconsin System.

Statement of Chancellor Rebecca Blank in response to Governor Evers’ Budget Proposal

February 16, 2021

"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."

Statement from Chancellor Blank on proposed capital budget

March 7, 2019

"These critical investments in our campus will help make sure we can continue to provide a world-class education for our students," Blank says.

Chancellor Blank’s statement on Gov. Evers’ UW System budget proposal

February 28, 2019

"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.

Governor’s budget includes additional funding, policy proposals

February 9, 2017

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.