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The governor has signed a budget repair bill addressing Wisconsin's $1 billion budget deficit with measures including some cuts to UW System funding.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor John Wiley issued a statement Friday, July 26, following the signing of a budget adjustment bill that fixes the state's budget shortfall for the current biennium:
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.
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.
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.
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.
UW System instructional and research funding, but not administration, will be exempt from another round of state budget cuts this week.
The UW System will not be subject to the hiring freeze imposed on other areas of state government to combat the recent economic downturn.
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.
Statement by Chancellor John Wiley regarding signing of the 2001-03 budget.
(Note: The following is a statement by Chancellor John Wiley on the conference committee’s version of the state budget.) “We would like…
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UW System officials this week urged lawmakers to make full funding of the Madison Initiative a top priority in budget deliberations.
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.
In remarks this week, Chancellor John Wiley outlines three top priorities: campus climate, budget issues and strategic planning.
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.
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.
The UW System president explains a recent request for a budget increase as an important investment for the state economy.
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.