Tag: state budget

Budget reduction impact sheet

Mentioned the other day, and noted to the UWGB community via memo today, a reminder and link for Log readers which was prepared at the direction of UW System to inform the Board of Regents, legislative colleagues and our community partners about the general effects of the budget reductions enacted by the legislature last year. See […]

Chancellor Miller on budget cuts

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The UW budget cuts are again making headline news. UW-Green Bay Chancellor Miller tells WBAY, “When you make a cut like this, a couple of million dollars, it affects every part of the institution,” said Chancellor Miller. See the clip Budget impact documents sparking conversation UW comprehensives prepared snapshots of budget reductions for last week’s […]

‘UW-Green Bay looks to expand role in community’

That was the headline over Monday’s top-of-page-A-1 article in the Green Bay Press-Gazette following Chancellor Gary L. Miller’s meeting last week with members of the newspaper’s editorial board. The article addresses the impact of this year’s sizeable budget reductions and Miller’s hope that an administrative restructuring will enhance the University’s ability to discern and address […]

Regents to consider more out-of-staters at UW-Madison


In a proposed move that could ultimately affect applications and enrollment at other UW System institutions (because Madison’s ripples are felt statewide), the UW’s flagship campus will this week ask UW Regents for permission to lift the school’s cap on out-of-state students. UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank says the move could attract more young people to […]

UW President Cross talks to Hornacek about System’s future


On a recent visit to UW-Green Bay, the president of the University of Wisconsin System, Ray Cross, sat down with WLUK-TV investigative reporter Robert Hornacek for a half-hour interview broadcast on the “CW 14 Focus” public affairs program. Cross talks about the recent state budget cuts, his views on tenure, perceptions of UW System “ivory […]

Chancellor issues statements on tenure, shared governance

UW-Green Bay Chancellor Gary L. Miller distributed a letter to all faculty and staff last week, indicating he wanted to comment on developments related to the 2015-17 state budget and the insertion of language dealing with tenure and shared governance. Miller reiterated that Regent Present Regina Millner and UW System President Ray Cross have been […]

Angry over budget/ tenure, prominent UW prof rips Hitl…uh… Walker

Sarah Goldrick-Rab, a UW-Madison professor of educational policy studies and sociology, a nationally prominent researcher regarding college affordability and access, and an outspoken public intellectual, is again drawing national attention. So far this month she has tweeted comparisons between Scott Walker and Adolph Hitler, and she also warned some incoming UW-Madison freshmen that the school […]

Cut of $2.8m will result in 24 positions lost

In an email Friday (July 10) to all employees, Chancellor Gary L. Miller outlined how the new UW System budget — which includes a loss of $125 million annually in state taxpayer support — will affect UW-Green Bay. The good news: The $2.8 million funding cut here was scaled back from the $4.6 million initially […]

Regent budget accounts for impacts of $250 million, two-year cut

The UW System Board of Regents approved a 2015-16 budget Thursday that factors in $125 million in “painful” annual cuts from the Governor and Legislature. Several Regents and UW System officials were vocal in reacting to the actions necessitated by GPR reduction in state funding. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports that Regent Charles Pruitt voted against […]