Monthly Archives: February 2010

The other shoe drops: UC Ad Hoc Committee report on the research enterprise.

As reported here and elsewhere,  the Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC) Ad Hoc Committee on the Research Enterprise already released its report back on January 22. We had been waiting with bated breath for the counterpart committee appointed by the … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars: Campus Forum on Financing Public Higher Education

How will we pay for public higher education in Wisconsin and at UW-Madison in the years to come? Metaphorically speaking, we have entered a dark fiscal tunnel of unknown length, and that glimmer of light up ahead just might be … Continue reading

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A good start in 2010 … and an appeal to S&W readers.

The first few weeks of the Spring semester have seen significant growth in the readership of S&W — 1,200 unique visitors and almost 20,000 hits in the month of January alone, most of which occurred after the start of the … Continue reading

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Regents Plan Next Steps for Growth Agenda

S&W recommends the following article from Jack O’Meara of  PROFS — it goes beyond some of what we’ve seen in the regular press about the Regents’ recent initiatives:  Regents Plan Next Steps for Growth Agenda. Generally speaking, we’re finding that … Continue reading

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Press coverage of the restructuring controversy

(Last updated Feb. 2, 2010) Links to all relevant articles in the press, including some recent national coverage, are collected here in chronological order for the convenience of readers.

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