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Faculty Senate passes resolutions on public authority, shared governance
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank told the UW Board of Regents that a proposed $300 million cut in state support for UW System would reduce student programming, lead to job lapses and layoffs, and reduce financial aid and access to the 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.
Four information sessions are set for July to update the campus community on the HR Design project.
Gov. Scott Walker signed the 2013-15 state budget bill today (June 30, 2013), putting into law a spending plan for state government for the next two years.
Below is a letter from Interim Chancellor David Ward delivered to Wisconsin legislative leadership on Friday, June 14.
The following message was distributed to the campus community on Thursday, June 6 from Interim Chancellor David Ward.
In an early-morning action, the Joint Finance Committee of the Wisconsin Legislature voted to adopt a motion that would separate the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism from its collaboration with the students and staff of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The Joint Finance Committee (JFC) on Thursday recommended providing the UW System $89 million less in the next biennium than Gov. Scott Walker proposed in his amended budget, and delayed for two years the implementation of UW–Madison’s HR Design and the UW System’s overhaul of its personnel system.
Interim Chancellor David Ward has issued the following statement regarding the Joint Finance Committee’s action on the UW System budget:
I have appreciated the discussion I have heard on campus regarding the fund balances carried by University of Wisconsin System schools. As I wrote in the April 25 email on this subject, the funds in these accounts are used to help UW–Madison succeed in its academic and research missions. I am following up to give you more specifics about the funds, and to clarify some points about them.
Thursday, April 4 was the annual UW–Madison, UW-Extension and UW Colleges Day at the Capitol. The event presented to legislators and the public the many ways that the innovation and research at the UW makes an impact all across Wisconsin.
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.
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.
Interim Chancellor David Ward said Wednesday that Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal is a concrete step toward renewing Wisconsin’s promise of making higher education accessible and affordable for all its residents.