Monthly Archives: November 2011

Defunct war strategy program may still overshadow University of Wisconsin-Madison’s history of dissent.

This article is part 2 of a two-part series on the military’s influence in academia and originally appeared here on Truthout. Part 1 ran previously on Truthout. Once viewed by some as a “rising star” at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, … Continue reading

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The real UW pay plan.

This figure (click to enlarge) represents the real and nominal changes in the salary of a UW System employee. This does not include total compensation such as health insurance, costs of leave benefits, etc. However, it does include reductions in … Continue reading

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Rise in sticker price at public colleges outpaces that at private colleges for 5th year in a row.

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published the following article on rising costs at public universities: Rise in Sticker Price at Public Colleges Outpaces That at Private Colleges for 5th Year in a Row, by Beckie Supiano, October 26, 2011 … Continue reading

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