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UW budget

Postby Shorty » Thu Feb 09, 2017 9:49 am

Here is the proposal. He is throwing some scraps at what remains of UW after cutting it to the bone the last several years.

http://news.wisc.edu/governors-budget-i ... proposals/

"Overall, Gov. Walker’s proposal provides $140 million in additional funding to the UW System. Here is how that figure breaks down:

$50 million is money the UW was required to lapse back to the state in the last budget but is returned to its base budget in this biennium.

$35 million will be paid to UW System to cover a 5 percent tuition cut for in-state undergrad students in the 2018-19 school year.

$42.5 million will be tied to performance metrics in areas including affordability, workforce readiness, student success, efficiency and service.

$11.6 million for employee compensation increases.

$10 million in additional funding for the Wisconsin Grants program, including nearly $5.7 million for UW System student aid.

Approximately $900,000 is allocated for a variety of other programs, including $200,000 for the Wisconsin Rural Physician Residency Assistance Program and $100,000 for Alzheimer’s research at UW–Madison.

There are also a variety of policy proposals that affect the UW, including:

Allowing students to opt out of allocable student segregated fees. (At UW–Madison, these fees support a wide range of student organizations and the student bus pass.)

Requiring institutions to develop plans that would allow a student to complete a bachelor’s degree in three years.

Requiring the Board of Regents to establish a plan for monitoring and reporting on faculty and adjunct teaching hours.

Requiring students to have an internship or other work experience before graduating.

A proposal to switch state employees, including UW System employees, to a self-insurance model effective Jan. 1, 2018. (Read more on self-insurance. https://budget.wisc.edu/news/self-insur ... -proposal/)

Assuming the governor’s self-insurance proposal is approved by the Joint Finance Committee, state employees, including UW System employees, would receive a 2 percent salary increase Sept. 30, 2018, and an additional 2 percent on May 26, 2019.

More information will be available throughout the state budget process at budget.wisc.edu."

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Re: UW budget

Postby Shorty » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:10 pm

UW student government demands free tuition for black students
http://www.channel3000.com/news/educati ... /337079891

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