Category: UW

Compensation Committee Releases Annual Report

The Commission on Faculty Compensation and Economic Benefits will present its annual report to the Faculty Senate on Monday, March 5. The 10-member group was chaired by Sociology Professor Adam Gamoran. Historically, the commission’s charge is to address matters of…

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Encourages Greater UW Flexibility

A February 5 editorial in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel argued for increased flexibility for the University of Wisconsin System: The universities should have more room to set their own tuition, more room to do their own purchasing, more room to…

Interim Chancellor Ward on The Future of the Public University

PROFS is pleased to cosponsor an open discussion about the future of the the public university with Interim Chancellor David Ward. The conversation, “How Can the University Sustain Access and Excellence in an Age of Austerity,” will take place at…

PROFS Registers in Favor of Telecommunications Bill

PROFS has registered in favor of proposed legislation that would delay the restrictions on the University of Wisconsin System in providing or selling telecommunications services. The bills — SB 375 and AB 473 have bipartisan sponsorship and are supported by…

2011 Legislative Review

2011 has been an historic year for both the state of Wisconsin and UW-Madison. The year began with massive change in the statehouse, continued with a proposal that had the potential to split UW-Madison from UW System, and concludes with…

October Faculty Senate Meeting

Interim Chancellor David Ward presented the State of the University address to the Faculty Senate Monday, October 3, sharing the Second-Year Progress Report on the Campus Strategic Framework and discussing the shift in revenue sources for the university. PROFS has…

PROFS Opposes Bills to Limit University Research

PROFS has officially registered against¬†Assembly Bill 214 and Senate Bill 172.¬†The bills, introduced by Representative Andre Jacque (R-Bellevue) and Senator Glenn Grothman (R- West Bend) , would make it illegal to provide or use for experimentation fetal body parts. The…