Questions for the UW-Madison Chancellor Search

January 12, 2013 | Blog

The search for another chancellor of UW-Madison is well underway. According to news reports, the search committee is vetting 60…

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Students Respond to the UW Taskforce

April 11, 2012 | Blog

Today the Wisconsin Legislature’s “Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities” meets again in Madison.  In honor of…

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Overachievers

February 23, 2011 | Blog

You don’t get to be a professor at a top university by settling or compromising. You get there by striving,…

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Great (Read: Well-Funded) Places to Work

July 14, 2008 | Blog

Today the Chronicle of Higher Education released its Great Colleges to Work For report and also the findings from a…

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Destruction of the Public University

May 25, 2008 | Blog

I write from the front lines. Support for public higher education isn’t merely “eroding”– dare I say it, we are…

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