Reform UW System, But Don’t Render it Toothless

September 12, 2011 | Blog

A busy first week of classes caused me to miss last week’s UW System Board of Regents meeting, an event…

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Are you Ready for Some "Football"?

September 6, 2011 | Blog

If there’s one thing Wisconsin seems to agree on, it’s the Badgers. Even if you never attended or even cared…

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Executive Compensation at UW Madison

July 12, 2011 | Blog

Last week UW Madison employees got the details on their pending benefits cuts, which will take a substantial hack at…

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Things That Make You Go Hmmmm…

June 16, 2011 | Blog

Twitter is such an amazing resource. For those following Chancellor Biddy Martin’s departure from the University, I thought you might…

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Turn, Turn, Turn

June 15, 2011 | Blog

I’ve been asked by some readers for my thoughts on the resignation of Chancellor Biddy Martin, and her pending move…

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Biddy Martin’s Next Bold Vision

June 6, 2011 | Blog

Chancellor Biddy Martin of the University of Wisconsin-Madison enjoys making bold moves. Here are some thoughts on what those next…

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The Saddest Tweet of Them All

May 31, 2011 | Blog

Updated May 30, 2011–and again June 1 I’ve been watching as UW Madison moves into the post-NBP phase of life…

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The Truth About the Proposed NBP: LFB Weighs In

May 27, 2011 | Blog

The New Badger Partnership is — reportedly– dead. In the meantime, the Legislative Fiscal Bureau has just released its analysis…

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A Provocative New Report on Higher Education

May 25, 2011 | Blog

I know we in Wisconsin are sick and tired of hearing about Virginia….but please bear with me, because a new…

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What Wisconsin Needs Now: Collective Efficacy

May 18, 2011 | Blog

When citizens seek to solve social problems, they are much more effective if they work together rather than alone. This…

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