Wisconsin's labor market shows no evidence of an existing or impending general "skills gaps," according to a new analysis by a team of graduate students at UW–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs.
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.
MADISON — UW–Madison and UW-Extension are inviting the public to join them at Burlington High School on Friday, April 26 as part of a statewide effort to bring the research and resources of the UW to communities across Wisconsin.
It is likely you have seen or heard media reports about the fund balances that the University of Wisconsin System carries and the discussion among legislative leaders and others about those balances. I would like to explain how this issue relates to our campus, and how maintaining balances helps UW–Madison succeed in our academic and research missions.
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.
I encourage you to work collaboratively with your shared governance groups, your chancellors, and other campus/institutional leaders to advocate for the UW System’s vital educational mission. In the midst of the economic restructuring our country faces, your work is more important than ever, and it’s worth fighting for.
Here is the text of a memo sent by UW–Madison Interim Chancellor David Ward to all members of the state Legislature regarding a bill that would ban the acquisition and use of fetal tissue in scientific research.