UW System leaders disappointed in UW System funding

As reported in yesterday’s state media,The Republican-controlled state budget-writing committee extended a tuition freeze for undergraduate residents attending University of Wisconsin campuses over the next two academic years. But the Joint Finance Committee again declined to ‘fund the freeze’ and provide the UW System with state money to offset what campuses would have received from inflation-level tuition hikes.” This from the Wisconsin State Journal and more from state news outlets:

Lawmakers extend UW tuition freeze for two years, cut Tony Evers’ funding increase for campuses, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

GOP Lawmakers Reject Governor’s Spending Bump For UW System, Wisconsin Public Radio News

Tuition freeze extended two years as requested UW System funding greatly reduces, Daily Cardinal

UW president voices frustration with budget, says he feels like he’s been ‘kicked in the shins’, Wisc-TV

UW System’s Cross: ‘I feel like I’ve been kicked in the shins’ on budget committee vote, Cap Times