Monthly Archives: January 2011

Road maps for the New Badger Partnership?

With public discussion of the New Badger Partnership proposal now picking up steam, we recommend to our readers several non-UW-Madison documents that, whether you embrace their main conclusions or not,  shed more light on the political and economic forces shaping … Continue reading

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More questions about the New Badger Partnership

It’s great to see that Sifting & Winnowing has spoken up about the New Badger Partnership, and the coming discussion at the Senate. As the preface to Faculty Document 2244 makes clear, huge plans about the future of our University … Continue reading

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Faculty Senate to debate principles for New Badger Partnership

Most readers will be aware of the Chancellor’s efforts to seek new flexibilities from the State of Wisconsin, as embodied in her New Badger Partnership proposal.   The Faculty Senate is now poised to take up a discussion of principles they … Continue reading

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Will Scott Walker go to bat for higher ed?

Scott Walker is one of only three governors in the country without a college degree, having attended Marquette University and then dropped out in his senior year with a GPA of 2.59.  But the lack of a degree per se … Continue reading

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