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Chancellor’s statement on budget impact

March 26, 2002

Chancellor John Wiley appeared March 26 before the Senate Biennial Budget Committee, which held a public hearing on the state budget adjustment bill in Tripp Commons, Memorial Union. Here is his written statement.

Impact of Assembly-approved budget cuts

March 26, 2002

Here is a summary of actions that would need to be taken to address a proposed $40.5 million reduction in UW–Madison's budget.

Cuts could delay Madison Initiative

January 28, 2002

Chancellor John Wiley says at least half of the Madison Initiative may be put on hold if state budget cuts proposed by Gov. Scott McCallum are approved.

UW awaits plan to balance budget

January 15, 2002

State lawmakers will return to Madison this month to deal with the state's budget problems, and the effort could have a significant impact on the university.

Budget cuts continue

December 5, 2001

UW System instructional and research funding, but not administration, will be exempt from another round of state budget cuts this week.

UW to cut spending

November 6, 2001

The UW System will not be subject to the hiring freeze imposed on other areas of state government to combat the recent economic downturn.

State budget finalized; employee pay plan next

September 11, 2001

The university received most of what it asked for in the state budget for various programs and projects during the next two years. Now the state is considering how much to pay university employees.

Budget statement/Chancellor John Wiley

August 30, 2001

Statement by Chancellor John Wiley regarding signing of the 2001-03 budget.

Chancellor’s statement on conference committee’s version of the state budget

July 25, 2001

(Note: The following is a statement by Chancellor John Wiley on the conference committee’s version of the state budget.) “We would like…

Employee matters

April 17, 2001

This new column will address campuswide employment issues. Send your questions to: wisweek@news.wisc.edu Questions and answers about domestic partner benefits Collective bargaining and…

UW officials make case for budget

March 20, 2001

UW System officials this week urged lawmakers to make full funding of the Madison Initiative a top priority in budget deliberations.

UW pledges to work with lawmakers on budget plan

February 20, 2001

Gov. Scott McCallum's blueprint for the next state budget pares back the university's funding request, but officials are hopeful that lawmakers will recognize that full funding of the Madison Initiative is a long-term investment for both the university and state.

Wiley talks about top priorities

February 7, 2001

In remarks this week, Chancellor John Wiley outlines three top priorities: campus climate, budget issues and strategic planning.

Faculty say pay plan would keep campus competitive

December 11, 2000

Faculty leaders say 4.2-percent salary increases in each of the next two years would sustain the 'momentum' created by the 1999-2001 state budget.

Lyall outlines challenges for Madison, system

December 5, 2000

Relieving enrollment pressure, developing more connections between the state's two largest universities and passing the 2001-03 budget request are the top three challenges facing UW–Madison and the UW System this coming year according to UW System President Katharine Lyall.

Lyall makes case for budget

September 7, 2000

The UW System president explains a recent request for a budget increase as an important investment for the state economy.

Q&A: Ward explains Madison Initiative benefits

October 21, 1999

The chancellor says the Madison Initiative and overall university budget will provide students with improved educational and research opportunities; strengthen libraries and other services; and renovate buildings, among other things. Following are some questions and answers on the university budget from Chancellor David Ward.

Capitol Capsules

October 19, 1999

Pension bill passes, awaits governor’s signoff The Assembly and Senate have passed a pension bill (AB 495) that would: Increase…

Highlights of the UW System budget as approved by the Legislature

October 19, 1999

Here are highlights of the UW System budget as approved by the Legislature Oct. 6. The governor is expected to sign the bill and announce any partial vetoes next week.

Best budget in a decade, chancellor says

October 6, 1999

Chancellor David Ward says the new state budget contains the best news for the university in at least a decade.