Category: Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate: Discussion of the New Badger Partnership

Dear colleagues, Monday’s Faculty Senate meeting includes a ‘committee of the whole discussion’ of the New Badger Partnership (NBP). Many faculty members — beyond senators themselves — are planning to attend and we encourage you to prepare for this meeting…

ASM’s Affordable Textbook Campaign

Associated Students of Madison (ASM) is working to reduce textbook costs for students, helping making higher education more affordable. As we all know, and as Jonah Zinn from ASM underscored at the February Faculty Senate meeting, textbook costs have risen…

Smart furlough resolution passes, and PROFS in the news

We have noted here recently that the Faculty Senate was going to vote today on a resolution supporting Rep. Kelda Helen Roys’ Smart Furlough bill (AB 551, full text available here). At the meeting this afternoon, it passed — unanimously,…

Faculty Senate resolution on Smart Furloughs

When the UW–Madison Faculty Senate meets at 3:30 on Monday, February 1 in Bascom Hall Room 272 (pictured here), we will vote on a resolution to support the Smart Furlough legislation. As pointed out in this forum earlier, we strongly…