Those who work and/or study at UW-Madison can be forgiven for feeling like pinatas. It’s hard to imagine more drama in one year. Like the sticks wielded by small children seeking easy loot, the blows came from many directions, sometimes seemingly all at once.
It’s also hard to imagine a clearer and more succinct summary of the year than that provided by Todd Finkelmeyer over at the Capital Times:
There are some who still believe, despite the evidence, that the split from the UW System championed by both Chancellor Martin and Governor Walker would have been a good thing, on balance, for the University. But as Finkelmeyer put it, (more…)