UPDATE: Budget Balancing For Dummies

June 19, 2009 | Blog

The Wisconsin State Journal has the update on this recent blog post (“Budget Balancing For Dummies”). Almost all state workers…

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Budget Balancing for Dummies

June 9, 2009 | Blog

I hate to pick on my state of residence, but sometimes it’s just too easy and too well deserved. A…

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Can’t We All Just Get Along?

May 11, 2009 | Blog

I’ve been thinking a lot about how the citizens of some states view their public universities, and in particular the…

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Showing That You Care

May 9, 2009 | Blog

Oh how Wisconsin loves its higher education system! Let me count the ways… 1. Today it agreed to pass the…

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Finding the Truth

May 7, 2009 | Blog

The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) has released an “executive memo” to the UW System Board…

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Update: Madison Initiative for Undergraduates

May 4, 2009 | Blog

Todd Finkelmeyer at The Capital Times offers this update (“UW-Madison chancellor’s proposed tuition hike elicits little pushback“) on the Madison…

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Why I Voted Against the Madison Initiative, by Guest Blogger Dakota Kaiser

April 29, 2009 | Blog

Today we feature a post from an undergraduate student at UW-Madison, Dakota Kaiser. Dakota is a rising senior, and recently…

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So Many Bad Ideas, So Little Time

November 7, 2008 | Blog

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents is struggling to retain faculty by increasing salaries while simultaneously containing costs….

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In Praise of Audacious, Bodacious Men

June 6, 2008 | Blog

Starting today on a positive note, let us praise two guys with spectacular moves: Reason #1: Barack Obama. Quite simply,…

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