Monthly Archives: January 2013

PROFS to Present Annual Report at Faculty Senate

PROFS president Bill Tracy will present the PROFS Annual Report for 2011-12 to the Faculty Senate on Monday, February 4. The presentation is rescheduled from November. The senate meets in Room 272 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive, at 3:30 pm,…

The Lincoln Project: Excellence and Access in Public Education

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) announced on Monday the creation of the Lincoln Project, a public higher education advocacy effort. The endeavor will be led by University of California Berkeley Chancellor Robert Birgeneau when he steps down…

Walker to Deliver Budget Address February 20

Governor Scott Walker’s office announced yesterday that the 2013-15 biennial budget address will be Wednesday, February 20. The governor will deliver his remarks at 7 pm in the Assembly chambers. Once introduced, the bill will be referred to the Joint…

Legislative Update

The 2013-14 legislative session is underway. Here’s a quick overview of recent legislative happenings: 2013-15 state budget The state budget is expected to be introduced by Governor Walker in early to mid-February. Senate Joint Resolution 1 extended the budget deadline…

Governor Walker to Deliver State of the State Tuesday

Governor Scott Walker will deliver his State of the State address at 7 pm Tuesday evening in the Assembly Chambers of the Capitol. Typically, the speech is an outline for the governor’s legislative and budget priorities for the coming year.…

2013-14 Legislative Session Begins

The 2013-14 legislative session began today when legislators were sworn in at 2 pm. Republicans regained control of the Senate (18-15) and enjoy the same majority in the Assembly as they did last session (60-39). A tentative floorperiod schedule was…