Budget in the News

JUNE 9 - JUNE 15

Blank says alums care about university WISN-TV (Milwaukee) | Jun 15
Chancellor: Concerned with level of faculty anger WISN-TV (Milwaukee) | Jun 15
Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s next battle: Tenure | Jun 15
AAUP censures four institutions, calls out others Inside Higher Education | Jun 15
AAUP Censures U. of Illinois and 3 Other Colleges, Vows to Fight On in Wisconsin Chronicle of Higher Education | Jun 15
Restore openness in UW hiring to state budget Capital Times | Jun 15
Raiding of UW-Madison faculty tops list of tenure-change worries for Rebecca Blank Madison.com | Jun 15
Rebecca Blank: UW should have same or better tenure as peers Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 15
21 Scholarly Groups Denounce Cutting of Tenure Protections in Wisconsin Chronicle of Higher Education | Jun 12
UW-Madison faculty express distrust of regents, need to better communicate on tenure Capital Times | Jun 11
Walker takes on higher education in Wisconsin | Jun 11
Outraged UW-Madison faculty call for full-court press on tenure Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 10
Conservative UW-Madison history professor worried about tenure changes Madison.com | Jun 10
UW-Madison faculty challenge lawmakers on tenure changes Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 10
Jeff Peck: UW cuts will hurt rural communities | Jun 10
UW-Madison pushing for change in tenure language St. Paul Pioneer Press | Jun 10
In Heated State-Budget Fights, Students Strive to Be Heard Chronicle of Higher Education | Jun 10
UW chancellor: Tenure changes not the disaster that some people want to portray Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 9
UW-Madison chancellor vows fast action on tenure protection Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 9
What else will we lose when Wisconsin faculty loses tenure? | Jun 9
Wisconsin-Madison chancellor vows to protect academic freedom, tenure Inside Higher Education | Jun 9


 JUNE 2 - JUNE 8
Dennis Keeney: The changing university | Jun 8
Editorial: Don't hide finalists for top UW jobs Madison.com | Jun 8
Oh, Wisconsin Inside Higher Education | Jun 8
Nash: UW is a real job creator | Jun 8
Regents Add Tenure Protections To UW Policy Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 8
Editorial: Wisconsin Idea may be in danger of being destroyed WISC-TV 3 | Jun 8
Editorial: Scott Walker's Effort to Weaken College Tenure New York Times | Jun 8
Editorial: Tenure concept is not embraced Beloit Daily News | Jun 8
Professor Tenure Battle Heats Up in Wisconsin Wall Street Journal | Jun 8
Robert Kuttner: The Tenure Conundrum Huffington Post | Jun 8
UW faculty concerned about mass exodus over tenure elimination WISC-TV 3 | Jun 5
UW cut wont help attract young people — Maxwell Love Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Board of Regents approves tenure language into policy amid state budget talks Daily Cardinal | Jun 5
Ray Cross: No plans to resign as UW System president Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Dont hide finalists for top UW jobs Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
State Debate: James Rowen says Regents ducked on tenure; Beloit Daily News fears for I-90/39 project: Ct Capital Times | Jun 5
UW System Regents committee rejects proposal to fight controversial tenure changes by Legislature Madison.com | Jun 5
Prof says Regents failure to protect tenure is the beginning of the end of UW Capital Times | Jun 5
Move to strengthen hand of regents in chancellor searches advances Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Debate over tenure roils UW Board of Regents Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Dennis Keeney: The changing university | Jun 8
Editorial: Don't hide finalists for top UW jobs Madison.com | Jun 8
Oh, Wisconsin Inside Higher Education | Jun 8
Nash: UW is a real job creator | Jun 8
Regents Add Tenure Protections To UW Policy Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 8
Editorial: Wisconsin Idea may be in danger of being destroyed WISC-TV 3 | Jun 8
Editorial: Scott Walker's Effort to Weaken College Tenure New York Times | Jun 8
Editorial: Tenure concept is not embraced Beloit Daily News | Jun 8
Professor Tenure Battle Heats Up in Wisconsin Wall Street Journal | Jun 8
Robert Kuttner: The Tenure Conundrum Huffington Post | Jun 8
UW faculty concerned about mass exodus over tenure elimination WISC-TV 3 | Jun 5
UW cut wont help attract young people — Maxwell Love Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Board of Regents approves tenure language into policy amid state budget talks Daily Cardinal | Jun 5
Ray Cross: No plans to resign as UW System president Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Dont hide finalists for top UW jobs Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
State Debate: James Rowen says Regents ducked on tenure; Beloit Daily News fears for I-90/39 project: Ct Capital Times | Jun 5
UW System Regents committee rejects proposal to fight controversial tenure changes by Legislature Madison.com | Jun 5
Prof says Regents failure to protect tenure is the beginning of the end of UW Capital Times | Jun 5
Move to strengthen hand of regents in chancellor searches advances Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Debate over tenure roils UW Board of Regents Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Dennis Keeney: The changing university | Jun 8
Editorial: Don't hide finalists for top UW jobs Madison.com | Jun 8
Oh, Wisconsin Inside Higher Education | Jun 8
Nash: UW is a real job creator | Jun 8
Regents Add Tenure Protections To UW Policy Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 8
Editorial: Wisconsin Idea may be in danger of being destroyed WISC-TV 3 | Jun 8
Editorial: Scott Walker's Effort to Weaken College Tenure New York Times | Jun 8
Editorial: Tenure concept is not embraced Beloit Daily News | Jun 8
Professor Tenure Battle Heats Up in Wisconsin Wall Street Journal | Jun 8
Robert Kuttner: The Tenure Conundrum Huffington Post | Jun 8
UW faculty concerned about mass exodus over tenure elimination WISC-TV 3 | Jun 5
UW cut wont help attract young people — Maxwell Love Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Board of Regents approves tenure language into policy amid state budget talks Daily Cardinal | Jun 5
Ray Cross: No plans to resign as UW System president Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
Dont hide finalists for top UW jobs Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 5
State Debate: James Rowen says Regents ducked on tenure; Beloit Daily News fears for I-90/39 project: Ct Capital Times | Jun 5
UW System Regents committee rejects proposal to fight controversial tenure changes by Legislature Madison.com | Jun 5
Prof says Regents failure to protect tenure is the beginning of the end of UW Capital Times | Jun 5
Move to strengthen hand of regents in chancellor searches advances Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Debate over tenure roils UW Board of Regents Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 5
Professors demonstrate to urge University of Wisconsin regents to preserve tenure | Jun 5
Is Gov. Scott Walker putting the University of Wisconsin System in jeopardy? Washington Post | Jun 5
Unions Subdued, Scott Walker Turns to Tenure at Wisconsin Colleges New York Times | Jun 5
Faculty members protest tenure, shared governance changes to Board of Regents Inside Higher Education | Jun 5
UW System President Says He Won't Step Down Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 5
Educators Worry Tenure Policy Changes Will Harm UW System Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 5
Professors: UW needs to 'forcefully defend' tenure WISC-TV 3 | Jun 4
Faculty Outraged Over Wisconsin's Proposed Tenure Changes | Jun 4
Wisconsin's Fight Over Faculty Rights: What's at Stake, and What's Next Chronicle of Higher Education | Jun 4
With budget cuts, future of UW uncertain — Anne Lundin : Wsj Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 4
Confrontational UW column was classic Wiley — Brad Taylor Wisconsin State Journal | Jun 4
UW student group worried about fate of shared governance Wisconsin Radio Network | Jun 4
UW Faculty Look To Regents For Answers On Tenure And Shared Governance Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 4
UW-Madison faculty: Eroding tenure will squelch core of Wisconsin Idea Capital Times | Jun 4
Professors press regents to defend tenure, shared governance Madison.com | Jun 4
National focus on UW System sharpening over tenure, governance Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 4
Wiley: UW budget cuts 'careless stupidity' WISC-TV 3 | Jun 3
Shared Governance At UW Schools Would Be Altered Under Budget Plan Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 3
UW Student Leaders Oppose Changes to Segregated Fee Policy Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 3

Wineke: Would you buy stock in Wisconsin? WISC-TV 3 | Jun 2
Budget expands independent charter schools to more than 140 districts Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 2
Report advocates giving UW System chancellors a stronger hand Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | Jun 2

MAY 13 - JUNE 2
Report From Conservative Think Tank Calls For Changes At UW 4-Year Campuses Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 2
UW Faculty Press Regents To Reject New Firing Authority Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 2
Future Of UW Tenure Now Rests With Board Of Regents Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 2

GOP plan reduces cuts to UW System
UPDATE: JFC votes to reduce UW budget cut, eliminate faculty tenure from state law WKOW-TV 27| Jun 1
UW System President Ray Cross issues statement WKOW-TV 27 | Jun 1
UW System could create charter schools in Madison, Milwaukee Madison.com | Jun 1
UW cut trimmed but tenure, shared goverance changes infuriate faculty Madison.com | Jun 1
Public access to UW job applicants would be reduced Madison.com | Jun 1
Letter: Why the UW System is important to our family | Jun 1
Lawmakers restore some UW system cuts, critics say "it's like squandering the investments we made before" | Jun 1
UW Colleges faculty support chancellor — mostly | Jun 1
Reduced cuts may help UWSP avoid involuntary layoffs Wausau Daily Herald | Jun 1
Wisconsin Lawmakers Take Aim at Tenure and Shared Governance Chronicle of Higher Education | Jun 1
Wisconsin faculty incensed by motion to eliminate tenure from state statute Inside Higher Education | Jun 1
Panel votes to cut University of Wisconsin $250 million St. Paul Pioneer Press | Jun 1
Budget panel restores some funding to UW System Wisconsin Radio Network | Jun 1
Budget Committee Passes $250M Cut To UW System Wisconsin Public Radio | Jun 1

GOP plan would cut UW System funding, tenure Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 29
Lawmakers to take up UW System, DNR budgets Friday Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 29
State budget needs fixing Wisconsin State Journal | May 29
Wisconsin Democrats critical of policy items in budget, timeline to finish work unclear Capital Times | May 29
UW budget cut, tuition freeze up for vote Madison.com | May 29
University of Wisconsin System budget cut, tuition freeze up for vote St. Paul Pioneer Press | May 29
Many States Aren't Considering Cuts To Higher Ed. Why Is Wisconsin? Wisconsin Public Radio | May 29
UW-Extension mulls future while budget cuts loom | May 28
State could lease buildings outside Dane County under GOP plan Wisconsin State Journal | May 28
State budget panel adds provisions affecting cities across state Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 28
Wisconsin one of few states taking up higher education cuts Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 28
Louisiana and Illinois may escape massive cuts to higher education, but Wisconsin could see $300 million cut Inside Higher Education | May 28
Lubar: UW is doing its share for state budget Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 26
Joint Finance Committee Expected To Make Key Budget Decisions This Week Wisconsin Public Radio | May 26
UW Colleges to shrink administration to deal with $6.7 million cut Madison.com | May 26
City decries proposed UW cuts | May 22
Lawmakers reject Scott Walker plan to ax for-profit college board Wisconsin State Journal | May 22
From Financial Firms To Brewpubs, UW Grads Start Many Businesses In Wisconsin Wisconsin Public Radio | May 22
'This hurts' Isthmus | May 21
UW Colleges Face $2.6M In Administrative Cuts Wisconsin Public Radio | May 21
Liberal group sues Scott Walker over Wisconsin Idea records Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 20
Board approves state worker health care cuts Wisconsin State Journal | May 20
UW-Madison could eliminate 434 total positions, lay off 70 WISC-TV 3 | May 19
State worker health costs could double under proposed budget cuts Wisconsin State Journal | May 19
On Campus: UW fraud hotline goes live; UW-Madison to lay off 70 Madison.com | May 19
Walker says he's not disappointed in job creation agency performance WISC-TV 3 | May 18
Tenure allows faculty to be risk-takers — Andrew Bent Wisconsin State Journal | May 18
University of Wisconsin flunks the financial transparency test Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 18
Debt service, utilities taking on a larger share of UW System's funding under Walker budget Capital Times | May 18
Value what UW System brings to our state Wausau Daily Herald | May 15
Professor: The Die Is Relatively Cast On UW Cuts Wisconsin Public Radio | May 15
Could UW System take a page from Louisiana to sway politics surrounding higher ed funding cuts? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 14
As clock ticks, UW System awaits decisions, braces for cuts Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 14
'Profitable' can't be the goal of UW System | May 14
UW Chancellors: Cuts Are Expected, But Hopefully Smaller Than What Walker Proposed Wisconsin Public Radio | May 14
Republican lawmakers blunt Scott Walker's proposed cut for public radio, television board Wisconsin State Journal | May 13

APRIL 23 - MAY 8

Wineke: Legislators need to prove education is top priority WISC-TV 3 | May 8
Walker wants lawmakers to reconsider UW authority Wisconsin Radio Network | May 8
Scott Walker calls $300 million UW cut 'manageable' St. Paul Pioneer Press | May 8
Scott Walker: Arena funding plan needs to take back seat for now Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 7
Budget cuts, rising costs could put squeeze on UW athletics Madison.com | May 7
Report says no additional revenue expected for Wisconsin budget Wisconsin Radio Network | May 7
Why No Autonomy Means All Pain, No Gain for Wisconsin's University System Chronicle of Higher Education | May 7
Bad budget news for Wisconsin: No new money over 2 years St. Paul Pioneer Press | May 7
UW raises $53 million out of a $100 million budget deficit Badger Herald | May 6
UW public authority is dead though some flexibilities may survive Wisconsin State Journal | May 6
State's largest chambers of commerce issue statement urging proposed UW System budget cuts be lessened Wisconsin State Journal | May 6
State's largest local business groups warn $300 million UW cut could hurt economy Capital Times | May 6
Fact checking the state budget | May 6
Walker Doesn't Have to Slash UW and Education Funding | May 6
UWGB students and staff react to UW System future | May 6
Walker's UW proposal dead in Legislature; cuts debated St. Paul Pioneer Press | May 6
GOP Lawmakers Say No To UW Authority, At Least For Now Wisconsin Public Radio | May 6
Budget panel to drop Walker's UW public authority plan Wisconsin Radio Network | May 6
Lawmakers drop Scott Walker's plan to spin off UW governance Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 5
The Wisconsin (Job Creation) Idea Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | May 5
UW Public Authority Is Unlikely, Says System President Wisconsin Public Radio | May 4
It's Time For UW To Dip Into Reserves, Says President Cross Wisconsin Public Radio | May 4
Walker Signals Willingness To Consider Smaller Cuts To UW 2-Year Colleges Wisconsin Public Radio | May 1
UW's Cross fields questions | May 1
Wisconsin Universities Aren't Waiting For A Budget Before Starting Layoffs Huffington Post | Apr 30
Advocates want to spare two-year campuses from funding cuts, UW president disagrees Wisconsin Radio Network | Apr 30
Repositioning Scott Walker New York Times | Apr 29
Save Wisconsin public broadcasting from cuts Wausau Daily Herald | Apr 29
Scott Fitzgerald: Some legislators still have 'bitter taste' after UW System surplus flap Capital Times | Apr 27
Faculty: Scott Walker's budget not a responsible way to manage UW Madison.com | Apr 27
Jonathan Burkham: Slashing UW System will ripple into state economy Madison.com | Apr 27
UW president optimistic funding cuts will be reduced Wisconsin Radio Network | Apr 27
County board supports UW-Manitowoc | Apr 27
Patterson: Efforts could ease impact of cuts on UWSP | Apr 24
Poll: Two-Thirds Of Respondents Oppose $300M Budget Cut For UW System Wisconsin Public Radio | Apr 24
UW–Platteville announces first round of cuts | Apr 23
Walker says there won't be 'huge amount' of new revenue | Apr 23
Marquette Head Says UW Cuts Could Harm Collaborations With His University Wisconsin Public Radio| Apr 23
2 UW Campuses Report One-Third Of Employees Seeking Voluntary Buyouts Wisconsin Public Radio | Apr 23

MARCH 5
MARCH 4

UW-Madison faculty seeks voice on Scott Walker's new model for the university, Capital Times
Letters: Those UW folks are doing research, Wall Street Journal
UW's Cross asks lawmakers to reduce budget cut, Wisconsin Radio Network
UW System president Ray Cross asks for smaller cuts, more autonomy, Capital Times
UW head Ray Cross: $300M cut is 'too much and too fast', Wisconsin State Journal
UW System president offers performance-based model in exchange for guaranteed funding, WKOW
UW System leader urges legislators to OK autonomy, lessen cut, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

MARCH 3

Republicans demand assurances of no UW tuition surge, Green Bay Press-Gazette (AP)
Chancellor says he supports flexibility in UW System, Eau Claire Leader-Telegram
Schmidt calls for budget committee to scale back proposed cuts to UW System, WEAU
UW-Eau Claire chancellor gives testimony about proposed budget cut, WQOW
UW president asks committee to reduce $300M cut, WQOW (AP)
Faculty Senate passes resolutions for shared governance, public authority, Badger Herald
Concerns arise over Board of Regents power with UW System changes Badger Herald
Budget hearing centers on education cuts Daily Cardinal
Budget panel explores effects of public authority model Daily Cardinal
Committee starts budget revision process with briefings Madison.com
What Is the duty of public colleges?  Huffington Post
Finance committee starts 2015-17 budget revision process with agency briefings Star Tribune

FEBRUARY 16

2016 Ambitions Seen in Walker’s Push for University Cuts in Wisconsin, New York Times
Gov. Walker, eyeing a 2016 bid, picks new fight in Wisconsin: universities, Washington Post
Protesters bring ‘Save Our UW’ message to Governor Walker’s Wauwatosa home, TMJ4
“We’re going to be doing this until he listens:” Protesting proposed cuts, group rallies near Walker’s home, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Both sides looking at state budget alternatives, Fox 11
Ed Garvey: If we don’t fight to protect UW, we will deserve what we get, Capital Times
Walker’s UW cuts: the worst kind of compromise, The Progressive
Lawmakers meet at UWS over proposed UW System cuts, KQDS
Walker’s cuts decried during UWS forum, Duluth News Tribune
UWS community voices frustration, concern over proposed cuts, WDIO
UW-Madison chancellor to robo-call 70,000 alums in Wisconsin at 7 p.m. for budget briefing, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
UW chancellor calls on alumni to stop governor’s budget cuts, Channel 3000
Budget cuts affect UW-Stout, Stoutonia
UW-Whitewater basketball coach Pat Miller rivals Bo Ryan in successes, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Efforts underway to curb Common Core as first tests near, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Walker Administration plans to delay repaying debt to avert budget shortfall, Wisconsin Public Radio
Colleges Call in Legal Pros to Handle Sexual-Assault Cases, Chronicle of Higher Ed
Think your college search is over? Think again: For many, a transfer awaits, Washington Post
Conroy: Cuts to UW System could seriously hurt state’s economic growth
 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Evans: Save the Wisconsin Idea New York Times
Walker budget cuts would mean layoffs at UWSP
UW supporters rally against budget cuts Wisconsin Radio Network
Gov. Scott Walker mixes it up on higher education, generating national headlines Inside Higher Education
UW-Madison Chancellor Says Permanent Tuition Cap Would ‘Actively Harm’ UW Wisconsin Public Radio

FEBRUARY 13
Cuts to UW System could seriously hurt state’s economic growth Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Scott Walker’s risky college experiment
Here’s a Wisconsin Idea: Don’t make me take classes I don’t need
Walker said he is open to extending tuition cap for UW past 2017 Badger Herald
UW Chancellor Rebecca Blank discusses layoffs, sick leave at forums Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Walker suspends merit raises to deal with budget gap NBC-15
Assembly Leaders At Odds Over Permanent UW Tuition Cap Idea Wisconsin Public Radio
A day in the life of a UW-L professor
Future of UW-W in budget’s hands
UW’s TA union: Strike ‘not off table’ over Walker budget cuts WISC-TV 3
Walker opens door to UW System tuition limits after 2017 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Deregulation of tuition in Texas could provide cautionary tale for Wisconsin Capital Times
UW-Madison faculty, staff offer up ideas to deal with Scott Walker’s cuts at campus forum Capital Times
Scott Walker raises prospect of long-term tuition cap Wisconsin State Journal
Assembly Speaker Vos: If state revenue improves, UW cut should be smaller Capital Times
Scott Walker’s administration suspends merit raises, retention pay hikes for public employeesWisconsin State Journal
UW faculty union idea floated under new public authority, ultimately shot down Madison.com
Walker open to extending UW tuition freeze Green Bay Press-Gazette
Assembly leaders share concerns over cuts to UW System Wisconsin Radio Network
Hebl: Proposed cuts to UW will have devastating impact
Walker Open To Giving Uw System More Freedom Sooner Section
FEBRUARY 9

Walker’s budget raises questions Green Bay Press-Gazette 
Rep. Bob Kulp: Put UW System budget cuts in perspective 
Faculty, staff at UW-Madison organize to fight Scott Walker’s budget cuts Capital Times 
Chris Rickert: Students the likely losers in battle between Walker, UW Wisconsin State Journal
Walker budget clips authority of state Building Commission Capital Times 
Budget item to hide UW research is bad public policy Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Tenure, campus governance new focus of Scott Walker budget bill scrutiny Madison.com 
Public broadcasting braces for possible cuts under Scott Walker’s budget plan Madison.com 
John Nichols: Wisconsin Idea trumps Scott Walker Capital Times 
Scott Walker’s state budget needs big changes Madison.com 
UW System needs to show how budget cut will hurt, Ray Cross says Capital Times 
The Idea is more than just words — Emily McWilliams Madison.com 
Drafting error drew plenty of attention for Scott Walker Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Budget cut protesters outside UW Regents meeting this morning Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Walker’s wake-up call to a Wisconsin institution Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
UW chancellors take to social media, push alumni to lobby lawmakers Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
What’s Walker up to with UW budget cuts? Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Wisconsin Idea Dates Back To Beginnings Of UW System Wisconsin Public Radio
UW System President Says He Doesn’t Know How Cuts Would Be Spread Across Campuses Wisconsin Public Radio
Cross Says UW-Superior Will Continue To Get Financial Support From System Wisconsin Public Radio
UW asks alumni to push back against Walker cuts
Educators fight back: At U-Rock, leadership slams Walker’s budget Beloit Daily News
UW-Whitewater Chancellor Richard Telfer cautious with budget cut numbers Janesville Gazette
Chancellor weighs in on governor’s budget proposal
Here’s how Gov. Scott Walker’s UW budget cuts will hurt students Wausau Daily Herald

FEBRUARY 5
UW-Madison Chancellor Blank says cuts could hurt university Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Documents show Walker administration did seek removal of UW’s Wisconsin Idea Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Scott Walker Takes A National Risk With State Education Cuts 
UW-Oshkosh staff leaders call proposed budget cuts ‘devastating’ The Business Journal 
Assembly Speaker Concerned By Walker’s $300M Cut To UW System Wisconsin Public Radio 
‘Drafting error,’ or gubernatorial assault on expansive view of higher ed in Wisconsin Inside Higher Education 
Wisconsin Governor Drops Proposal to Strip Public-Service Focus From University’s Mission Chronicle of Higher Education 
Documents show Walker administration sought removal of UW’s Wisconsin Idea Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
UW alumni could help offset proposed budget cuts Badger Herald 
Concerns rise over Walker’s suggestion for increased faculty workload Badger Herald 
Wisconsin Idea change is more than ‘drafting error’ Badger Herald 
UWM students, faculty rally against Scott Walkers proposed cuts Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
On the UW System plan: missing a few key points Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Give the UW System more freedom Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Scott Walker’s bad Wisconsin idea Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
Walker proposes changing Wisconsin Idea — then backs away Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 
‘More questions than answers’ on proposed cut to Wisconsin public broadcasting Capital Times
Republicans eyeing changes to Gov. Scott Walker’s budget proposal Wisconsin State Journal 
Wisconsin public radio/TV board director says he will lobby lawmakers to keep state funding in place Wisconsin State Journal 
Scott Walker: Scrapping ‘Wisconsin Idea’ was a ‘drafting error’ Capital Times 
Reaction to Scott Walker’s rewrite of UW mission strong, critical Capital Times 
Scott Walker backtracks from striking ‘truth,’ ‘human condition’ from Wisconsin Idea Madison.com 
Economist Dissects Walker Budget Wisconsin Public Radio 
‘Wisconsin Idea’ Will Remain Intact, Says Walker Spokeswoman Wisconsin Public Radio 
Walker Says Decision To Propose Cuts For WPT, WPR Wasn’t Personal Wisconsin Public Radio
Mirer: Scott Walker thinks my university has fat to trim. Yet my department is barely scraping by
 Washington Post
Scott Walker moved to drop ‘search for truth’ from the University of Wisconsin mission. His office says it was an error Washington Post
Walker Backs off Removing ‘Wisconsin Idea’ From UW Mission ABCNEWS.com
‘Drafting error,’ or gubernatorial assault on expansive view of higher ed in Wisconsin Inside Higher Education
Walker’s Wisconsin Budget Has a National Message New York Times
Financial storm clouds at UW–Platteville
Walker Strikes “Truth” and Wisconsin Idea from UW Mission in Budget

FEBRUARY 4
AP News : Wisconsin Gov. Walker proposes drug testing, university cut
AP News : Highlights of Wisconsin Gov. Walker’s state budget proposal
Walker outlines biennial budget, calling UW changes ‘bold proposal’ Badger Herald
Scott Walker’s budget cuts for-profit college oversight board Wisconsin State Journal
Scott Walker decimates Wisconsin higher education to build a basketball arena Huffington Post
UW officials tried to head off Scott Walker’s deep cuts even as they prepared for them Capital Times
Walker’s budget expands school vouchers, holds line on taxes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Gov. Scott Walker unveils budget plan amid talk of a presidential run Wisconsin State Journal
Scott Walker is abandoning UW, but legislators should not Capital Times
Walker’s Historic Cuts to UW System Will Run Deep
Wisconsin GOP Gov. Walker Takes Aim at College Outlays, Professors Wall Street Journal

FEBRUARY 3
Walker's budget proposal coming into focus Madison.com
UW students, faculty prepare response to state budget Daily Cardinal
Scott Walker to deliver budget Tuesday with eye on presidential run Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
UW faculty do more than teach Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Anticipating budget cuts, nervous UW System tried to strike deal Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Walker Will Introduce Budget To Legislature In Tuesday Night Address Wisconsin Public Radio
Walker's budget proposal coming into focus St. Paul Pioneer Press
UW Budget Cuts 'Bad Economics,' Says Democratic Rep Wisconsin Public Radio
Our Views: Caution best advice in Walker's plans for UW System Janesville Gazette

FEBRUARY 2
Difficult state budget a 'self-inflicted wound' Wisconsin State Journal
UW cuts will hurt economy — Carol Van Hulle Wisconsin State Journal
Scott Walker's proposed $300 million higher education cut comes as other states are putting money back into colleges Wisconsin State Journal
UW students react to Scott Walker's proposal for budget cuts, autonomy Capital Times
Experts says Scott Walker's plan would shut door to UW for low-income students Capital Times
UWM faculty call for public vetting of Walkers plans for UW System Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Be skeptical of Gov. Scott Walker's plan for UW System Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
UW staff can't just 'work more' — Daniel Nevers Wisconsin State Journal
UW cuts are overdue Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Chris Rickert: Long-term gains elicit crocodile tears for UW's two years of pain Wisconsin State Journal

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