Monthly Archives: September 2012

UW System Biennial Budget Request Released

The University of Wisconsin System submitted its 2013-15 biennial budget request to the state’s Department of Administration Monday. The request was a formality — the Board of Regents voted in support of the request at its August meeting. UW System President…

Judge Overturns Collective Bargaining Law

Late yesterday afternoon Dane County Circuit Court Judge Juan Colas overturned parts of Act 10, the bill that sharply curtailed collective bargaining rights for most public employees, stating that the law violated workers’ constitutional rights to free speech, free association,…

Grant Petty: The Value of Supporting Our Public Universities

Atmospheric Science Professor Grant Petty offered his view on public higher education in the August 31 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Petty is a member of the PROFS Steering Committee, the PROFS Board of Directors, and the University Committee. The entire column…

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher to Visit

State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Nancy Zimpher will visit the University of Wisconsin-Madison at noon on Tuesday, September 25 in the Wisconsin Idea Room in the Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall. Zimpher became chancellor of the nation’s largest…