Wisconsin’s Economy Needs Affirmative Action

October 6, 2011 | Blog

On this, Republicans and Democrats throughout Wisconsin can agree: the state’s economy is in the tank. We need to find…

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Task Force Named to Rethink UW System

October 3, 2011 | Blog

The following folks will be rethinking UW System, courtesy of the Fitzgerald Brothers who got to choose 12 of the…

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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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Fit to Lead

June 29, 2011 | Blog

UW-Madison has a new interim chancellor and it’s a person of great integrity, intellect, and experience. David Ward has led…

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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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Who Should Pay for Public Higher Education? Who Will?

May 7, 2011 | Blog

On the subject of public higher education, with whom do you agree? Person A: “Since most of the financial benefits…

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Just the Facts on UW System (Part 1)

May 6, 2011 | Blog

It seems that the advocates for the New Badger Partnership have a new strategy– attack UW System Administration. That attack’s…

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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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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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