Monthly Archives: April 2010

Join PROFS and WAA at the Capitol

Wednesday, May 5 is UW System’s seventh annual Posters in the Rotunda event, and PROFS and the Wisconsin Alumni Association will join students in legislative visits. Appointments will be scheduled for both the morning and afternoon, and we encourage all…

Wisconsin Legislature Wraps Up Session

When the Wisconsin State Assembly adjourned in the wee hours of Friday morning, thus ended the regular session of the 2009-1010 Legislature. What this means is that a piece of legislation that was not passed by both houses is dead…

Faculty Salary Increase Lowest in 50 Years

You’ve probably already seen the latest annual report from the AAUP on faculty salaries. And the results are probably not a surprise, either. The survey found that salaries, on average, increased just 1.2 percent, the smallest annual increase in the…

Keeping Quiet About the Rising Cost of Higher Education

Regardless of your opinion of political activist Tom Hayden, he deserves credit for continuing the conversation the rising cost of higher education. Writing for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Hayden offers some thoughts about how the cost of higher education…