Tag: tuition

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┬áHR Design plan. On…

Should States Be Pressured Into Investing in Higher Education?

Todd Finkelmeyer recently wrapped up his reporting career at The Capital Times to begin a new position as communications director UW-Madison’s School of Education. PROFS always found his reporting on higher education to be detailed and fair and he contributed…

Regents Approve Tuition Hike, Name New President

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents met for two days in Milwaukee this week, tackling a proposed tuition increase and naming a new board president. Webcasts of the meetings are available here. On Thursday, The regents considered a…

Romney’s Speech on Education

Former Massachussetts Governor Mitt Romney, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, outlined his position on federal student aid in a speech to the Latino Coalition in Washington, D.C. yesterday. While most of Romney’s remarks focused on K-12 education and his…

Board of Regents Meeting

The University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is meeting today and tomorrow in Madison to discuss the 2011-12 annual budget and a proposed 5.5 percent tuition increase for all 2- and 4-year campuses. Two-year campuses have not had an adjustment…