Sunshine on Salaries

March 13, 2010 | Blog

Ah, the joys of being a state employee — our salary info is readily available to the public! Despite the…

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First, Do Your Homework

December 21, 2009 | Blog

There’s growing concern with higher education’s affordability problem, as well there should be. It’s hard to see how college will…

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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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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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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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