Monthly Archives: September 2011

PROFS to Cosponsor Higher Education Panel

PROFS is pleased to partner with the Wisconsin University Union (WUU) and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) to cosponsor a panel discussion featuring AAUP President Cary Nelson. Nelson, an English professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,…

Senate Higher Education Committee to Meet Tuesday

The Wisconsin Senate Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Higher Education will meet on Tuesday, September 27 at 10 am in Room 201 Southeast of the Capitol. The committee will discuss Senate Bill 184 and the appointments of two students to…

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…

PROFS Supports Admission Policies

PROFS unequivocally supports present UW admission policies and we will work to uphold them. PROFS also assures the community that no changes to admissions practices will take place outside the shared governance process. What UW is doing is legal. Our…

Regents to Meet Thursday, September 8

The Board of Regents will meet on Thursday, September 8 to discuss the President’s Response to the President’s Advisory Committee on the Roles of UW System Administration. The report is a result of the 2011-13 state budget requirement that UW…