Guest Post: UCR Students Promote a Bad Tuition Plan as Police Beat Protesters

January 21, 2012 | Blog

The following is a guest post by Bob Samuels, President of the University Council – AFT and a lecturer at…

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Guest Post: Why "New Badger Partnership" Means Loss of Independence for UW-Madison

April 13, 2011 | Blog

The following is a guest posting from Harry Peterson, a UW-Madison administrator from 1978-1990, Chief of Staff to Chancellor Donna…

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Someone’s Not Listening…

April 6, 2011 | Blog

I have a four-year-old and a one-year-old so I’m used to people who don’t listen. I repeat myself, say it…

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Let’s Develop Solutions

March 29, 2011 | Blog

Tired of the rhetoric? Want to take a stab at cutting costs in Wisconsin public higher education yourself– or even…

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Students Keep Hope Alive

March 29, 2011 | Blog

When I was in high school, I dreamed of going to UC-Berkeley. The stories of protests against social injustices conveyed…

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The Academic Inquisition

March 25, 2011 | Blog

The witch hunt is on. Last night, my colleague William Cronon — a highly respected, tenured professor of history —…

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Increasing % Pell– What Does it Tell Us?

March 23, 2011 | Blog

Over the last several years, UW-Madison has increased its tuition at a higher rate than its System peers, thanks to…

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Equity and Diversity Implications of the NBP

March 14, 2011 | Blog

Interested in how the New Badger Partnership could affect the composition and quality of the student body? Of faculty? Please…

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More Hard Conversations We Need to Have

March 14, 2011 | Blog

As we think about ways to cope with proposed cuts to the UW System budget, here are a few more…

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I wrote this before I heard about the WIP

March 11, 2011 | Blog

From yesterday’s EPS conference… my remarks. I hope they prove useful in some way. Saving Public Higher Education for the…

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