Tag State relations

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.

Additional Building Funds Will Not Be Sought From Donors

May 1, 1997

UW-Madison will not get from the state the remaining $5 million needed for a new pharmacy building, but it will not have to raise the money privately.

Initial Reaction To Budget Is Optimistic

February 27, 1997

UW-Madison officials are still sifting and winnowing through Gov. Tommy Thompson's 2,100-page budget for 1997-99, but their initial reaction is: Better than last time.

Pay Raise, Tuition Issues Unanswered in Budget

February 27, 1997

The biggest budget question for UW–Madison this biennium is faculty and academic staff pay raises -- but Gov. Tommy Thompson's proposed 1997-99 budget does not give an immediate answer.