A Challenge to the UW Board of Regents

April 29, 2011 | Blog

While the last several months have been contentious ones, I think that the road ahead needs to include many more…

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The New Badger Partnership is Not About Affordability

April 26, 2011 | Blog

According to the Badger Advocates’ new television ad promoting the New Badger Partnership, the number one reason this new policy…

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It’s All About the Faculty?

April 25, 2011 | Blog

UPDATED APRIL 26: Please also review comments on this piece over at Sifting and Winnowing. There is a critical element…

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The Rhetoric of Unity

April 23, 2011 | Blog

I’m supposed to be on “vacation” this weekend but when news like this comes out, it’s hard to ignore…. Recently…

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Both Sides Now

April 20, 2011 | Blog

After recent reports of apathy regarding the New Badger Partnership, I’ve spent more time reading and analyzing the comments that…

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Reforming Wisconsin Public Higher Education

April 18, 2011 | Blog

As we move into the closing months of debate over Governor Scott Walker’s budget bill, it is becoming clear that…

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Have Courage– Act Now

April 15, 2011 | Blog

I have spent the last seven years afraid I’d become a cautionary tale. I have been repeatedly warned by older,…

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FROM THE ARCHIVES: I (Finally) Figured Out Why I Want Tenure

April 14, 2011 | Blog

This is a very important day for the EduOptimists and our family. In honor of this special occasion (let’s call…

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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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Cat and Mouse

April 13, 2011 | Blog

Thank you to an anonymous source for passing this along.

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