Monthly Archives: March 2010

Announcing: WISCAPE director’s blog

Shortly after our new web page was launched, we called attention to some sources of news on faculty issues at UW and for higher education generally. At that point, we noted that the  Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary…

New Data: Peer Pay Comparisons Based on This Year’s Numbers

Most of you probably saw the article in Sunday’s Wisconsin State Journal, along with some subsequent campus discussion like the Daily Cardinal editorial (see post below), detailing how our faculty salaries continue to lag behind our peers. UW System is…

Daily Cardinal on faculty pay

If you haven’t seen today’s Daily Cardinal, you should look at it — this article, “Power up professors’ paltry paychecks: UW should more actively solicit donations for professor salaries”, suggests refocusing spending from buildings to faculty salaries. PROFS and other…

Gov. Doyle Appoints New Regent

Last week, Governor Jim Doyle appointed Eau Claire attorney Edward Manydeeds to the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. Manydeeds received a Bachelor of Arts  from UW–Superior and a law degree from UW–Madison. After confirmation by the Wisconsin State…

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…