December 5, 2007
A boost in pay for UW System faculty and academic staff was given the go-ahead by state lawmakers last week.
October 24, 2007
Chancellor Wiley congratulates Gov. Doyle and members of both parties in the Assembly and Senate on achieving a hard-fought budget compromise that will benefit state universities.
August 22, 2007
Proposed cuts to the University of Wisconsin budget will compromise quality, make it more difficult to retain top faculty and hurt Wisconsin's economy, Chancellor John D. Wiley says.
July 10, 2007
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor John D. Wiley comments on the major cuts proposed in the state Assembly budget, calling it "an assault on higher education."
June 27, 2007
Chancellor John D. Wiley expresses appreciation to members of the State Senate, who on Tuesday passed a budget plan that helps address many of the critical issues for higher education in Wisconsin and UW–Madison in particular.
June 5, 2007
Statement from UW–Madison Chancellor John D. Wiley Re: Today’s votes in the Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee:
May 9, 2007
UW–Madison continues to actively pursue the ability to offer domestic partner health insurance benefits to its faculty and staff.
February 27, 2007
State budget season got under way this month as Gov. Jim Doyle rolled out a proposed 2007–09 state budget that recognizes the importance of higher education and provides domestic partnership benefits for all state employees.
February 14, 2007
The facts about domestic partner benefits at UW–Madison
November 14, 2006
A listening session will be held from 5–6:30 p.m. today (Nov. 15) in the Main Lounge of Memorial Union to give campus community members an opportunity to voice feelings related to the recently passed marriage amendment and discuss the implications for domestic partner benefits.
November 13, 2006
A listening session will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Main Lounge of Memorial Union to give campus community members an opportunity to voice feelings related to the recently-passed marriage amendment and discuss the implications for domestic partner benefits.
November 8, 2006
Access is the No. 1 challenge for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Chancellor John D. Wiley told the university’s Faculty Senate on Nov. 6.
October 25, 2006
The proposed constitutional amendment to restrict the legal status of people in relationships other than traditional marriages will harm the intellectual capacity of both the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the state of Wisconsin.
February 27, 2006
The university is beginning to address how it would handle what would be the largest budget cut in university history, proposed by Gov. Jim Doyle to lawmakers Feb. 18.
July 19, 2005
I would like to thank Governor Doyle for his efforts today to help the Wisconsin university system through tough budget times. His creativity in helping to find ways to bolster our most critical resources, those of our faculty and our students, has been most welcome.
July 6, 2005
A state budget that could inflict another $35 million in cuts to the University of Wisconsin System and requires non-union state workers to contribute 1.5 percent of their salary to their retirement accounts won approval in the Republican-run Legislature and now faces veto scrutiny by Democrat Gov. Jim Doyle.
June 1, 2005
"We are witnessing the systematic dismantling of public higher education in this state, a function of a lack of collective will among our public policy makers - governor and legislators alike - to set aside partisan differences and address the long-simmering structural problems that year after year plague public funding of social, civic and educational programs. We continue to endure band-aid 'solutions' to a problem that continues to expand, predictably resulting in biennial political confrontations between the governor and the Legislature over how best to trick the problem into becoming someone else's worry a few years down the road. The road, unfortunately, is ruinous, and we're already well down a path from which it will take years to recover."
May 18, 2005
As the State Legislature's Joint Finance Committee considers the UW System budget tomorrow [Thursday, May 19], we are hopeful the Legislature will once again understand the critical role of higher education in the state's economy and the future of its citizens.
March 18, 2005
Following the state Building Commission's adoption of the 2005-07 capital budget Friday, Chancellor John D. Wiley issued the following statement.