Tag State relations

Faculty Senate supports domestic partner benefits

October 22, 2002

The Faculty Senate adopted a resolution at its Oct. 7 meeting calling for health benefits for domestic partners of employees.

Wiley to academic staff: We’re in good shape

September 13, 2002

Chancellor John Wiley says the university is in good shape, despite continuing concerns over the state budget.

Cluster hiring on slow track

September 3, 2002

The university is moving forward with a slimmed-down version of its cluster hiring initiative to help the university accommodate a $17 million budget cut.

Regents warn against future budget cuts

August 27, 2002

The UW System will need to reduce enrollments or increase tuition if state funding does not improve, says the UW System Board of Regents.

Re: Chancellor John Wiley statement on budget signing

July 26, 2002

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:

Governor signs budget

July 26, 2002

The governor has signed a budget repair bill addressing Wisconsin's $1 billion budget deficit with measures including some cuts to UW System funding.

Chancellor’s statement on budget impact

March 26, 2002

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.

Impact of Assembly-approved budget cuts

March 26, 2002

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.

Cuts could delay Madison Initiative

January 28, 2002

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.

UW awaits plan to balance budget

January 15, 2002

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.

Budget cuts continue

December 5, 2001

UW System instructional and research funding, but not administration, will be exempt from another round of state budget cuts this week.

UW to cut spending

November 6, 2001

The UW System will not be subject to the hiring freeze imposed on other areas of state government to combat the recent economic downturn.

State budget finalized; employee pay plan next

September 11, 2001

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.

Budget statement/Chancellor John Wiley

August 30, 2001

Statement by Chancellor John Wiley regarding signing of the 2001-03 budget.

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.