Monthly Archives: September 2009

A skeptical audience for restructuring

The second town-hall style meeting was held today concerning the proposed restructuring of the Graduate School to split off its research-related functions into a separate administrative unit.    (If this issue is not yet on your radar screen, it should be … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broke … fix it?

UW-Madison Provost Paul DeLuca, Jr., has proposed a restructuring of  the graduate school that would split its research function from graduate education. While the details of the proposed changes remain hazy (update: some details are now clarified in the video linked to … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

The campus has been awash lately in profoundly important new developments, ranging from the narrowly-averted forced unionization of RAs to the clawback of raises to the mandatory furloughs to the proposed restructuring of the Graduate School.   All of these issues … Continue reading

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