Tag State relations

UW-Madison begins planning for pending budget cuts

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.

State budget with more UW cuts sent to Doyle for consideration

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.

Employee Matters

February 8, 2005

Life Events

New tuition policy covers domestic partners, dependents

October 19, 2004

UW-Madison recently announced up to one year of nonresident tuition remission for domestic partners and their dependents.

Employee Matters

August 24, 2004

Domestic partnership coverage

Board of Regents approves 2005-07 budget request

August 20, 2004

The UW System Board of Regents is asking for state funding for the 2005-07 biennium that will help its 26 campuses and UW-Extension begin to recover from the $250 million in state budget cuts they took in the 2003-05 biennium, while providing more access and services for students.

Trekell reaches out as new LGBT center director

February 10, 2004

Eric Trekell is the first full-time director of UW–Madison's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Campus Center, a new unit in the Offices of the Dean of Students that is responsible for fostering a positive learning environment for LGBT students, and for providing resources and advocacy on LGBT issues to the wider university community.

Help available for managing budget uncertainties

August 26, 2003

The Office of Human Resource Development is offering a class for managers, supervisors and academic leaders who are helping staff deal with budget uncertainties. The free course is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m.-noon, in 220 Ingraham Hall.

Budget cuts will hamper instruction, research

April 9, 2003

Cuts in UW–Madison's portion of the state budget will have a major negative impact on instruction and student services, statewide public service, and the university's ability to bolster the economy, says Provost Peter Spear.