The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is reopening state campgrounds Wednesday, June 10. But the agency says campers will see changes in order to ensure the safety of staff and visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faculty and some campus administrators in the University of Wisconsin System are pushing back against a plan outlined by system president Ray Cross for addressing budget cuts and revenue losses — pushback that has caused Cross to backtrack from his initial timeline for the proposal.
UW System President Ray Cross is asking Gov. Tony Evers and legislative leaders to call a special session of the state Legislature in hopes that lawmakers will allow universities to borrow money to address budget deficits caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.