More TV coverage

A Local 5 news report on Wednesday’s rally noted that UW System officials have said any savings related to proposed autonomy for the System would take time to materialize, leaving the Universities to deal with most of the proposed $150 million annual reduction in the budget’s first year. The report also noted that a proposed tuition freeze would mean less revenue for the UW System, leading students to fear larger classes, staff layoffs and reduced services.

See WFRV-TV 5 report.

TV-26 also covered the rally, quoting organizer Paul Ahrens, “Students don’t have to sit by and just be customers of the university, they can be active participants and citizens in creating and shaping it.” Read more.