THIS is What Shared Governance Looks Like!

November 6, 2012 | Blog

All over America, faculty, staff, and students are losing their collective voice as a tidal wave of “reform” washes over…

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The Travesty at UVA– Commentary from Judith Burstyn

June 20, 2012 | Blog

Today I welcome guest blogger Judith Burstyn, professor of chemistry and former chair of the University Committee at UW-Madison.  She…

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It’s Time to Wake Up

June 17, 2012 | Blog

The smoldering ashes of public higher education can be seen and smelled across the nation, as the once much-lauded, now…

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The Continued Marketization of UW-Madison

May 3, 2012 | Blog

Last year, I wrote extensively about efforts led by former Chancellor Biddy Martin and her administration, donors, and alumni to…

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Elites to 99%: Resistance is Futile

April 23, 2012 | Blog

Today my Twitter feed brought a swan song for public higher education, sung by a chorus of elites.  It was…

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Playing Politics with Financial Aid

July 13, 2011 | Blog

She just won’t quit. With only a few days left in her tenure as chancellor of UW Madison, Biddy Martin…

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This You Gotta See

July 5, 2011 | Blog

Outgoing UW Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin appeared on Here and Now last night. This is a must-watch. (Boy, she doesn’t…

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Fit to Lead

June 29, 2011 | Blog

UW-Madison has a new interim chancellor and it’s a person of great integrity, intellect, and experience. David Ward has led…

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Wake Up and Smell Scott Walker’s Plans for UW-Madison

June 29, 2011 | Blog

Biddy Martin is moving on to Amherst. Sadly, UW Madison is stuck with the Martin/Walker, Walker/Martin plan for public authority–…

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