Monthly Archives: December 2012

PolitiFact on UW System Faculty Salaries

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and PolitiFact Wisconsin recently examined a statement by University of Wisconsin System President Kevin Reilly asserting that “faculty salaries at UW System institutions have now fallen more than 18 percent below the national average.” Reilly made…

UW-Madison Political Scientists: Election Day Registration Works in Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin-Madison political science professors Barry Burden, David Canon, Ken Mayer and Donald Moynihan offered their view on election-day registration in the December 27 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Governor Scott Walker mentioned eliminating same-day voting in a speech at the…

University of Wisconsin System Budget Request

The Legislative Fiscal Bureau released the Overview of State Agency Major Request Items Wednesday. The University of Wisconsin System budget request is part of the document. As reported earlier this year, System’s budget request is modest — a 1.9 percent…

Regent Update

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents took action on several items last week, including raising the cap on non-resident students at UW-Madison, increasing the pay range for chancellors at UW-Madison and UW-Eau Claire, and approving UW-Madison’s HR Design plan. On…

December Regents Meeting

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents will meet at UW-Madison today and tomorrow, December 6 and 7. A full agenda of the meeting is here. Webcast archives of the meetings are here. Interim Chancellor David Ward addressed the…

Journal Sentinel on UW-Madison’s Chancellor Search

Karen Herzog and Bill Glauber of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel write that the search for a new UW-Madison chancellor will soon begin in earnest. The deadline for nominees is December 21, and the 25-member search committee is expected to winnow the…