Monthly Archives: October 2011

UW System Response to Budget Lapse

UW System President Kevin Reilly and chancellors from all UW System campuses, including Chancellor David Ward, offered an editorial in the October 28 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Reilly et al write that the cut to UW System is disproportionate and students…

No Pay Increase for State Workers in 2011-13

State officials announced earlier this week that there will be no pay increases for state employees, including faculty, over the next two years. However, UW-Madison was granted the authority to develop its own pay plan as part of the 2011-13…

More on the Proposed Budget Reduction for UW System

Last week, UW officials learned that the Department of Administration was advising state agencies, including the University of Wisconsin System, to prepare for a $174.3 million budget lapse — the return of money previously allocated in the 2011-13 state budget.…

UW System Faces Additional $66 Million Cut

UW System, already facing a $250 million cut over the next biennium, learned that it will likely have to absorb up to almost $66 million more in cuts in 2011-13. UW-Madison’s share of the cut would be $18.1 million in…

UW System Task Force Membership Complete

Governor Scott Walker announced his two appointments to the Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities today. Walker’s nominees, UW-Madison Vice Chancellor for Administration Darrell Bazzell and UW System Senior Vice President Emeritus David Olien, are the final…

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…

Appointments Made to UW System Task Force

Assembly Speaker Jeff Fitzgerald (R-Horicon) and Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald (R-Juneau) named 12 members to the Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities. The task force was created in Act 32, the 2011-13 state budget, to study…