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.
The University of Wisconsin System has released data showing UW graduates earn a median salary of nearly $50,000 a year after graduation. The analysis includes employer-reported data for 12,000 bachelors degree recipients graduating in 2014, 2016 and 2018.
University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has announced the layoffs of dozens of employees working in the division known as UW-Shared Services due to financial challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Wisconsin State Fair has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The board of directors overseeing the state’s largest gathering said while some social distancing restrictions have been lifted, the annual 11-day gathering, which attracts more than 1 million people, was too risky.
An emergency order banning most evictions and home foreclosures in Wisconsin due to the COVID-19 pandemic has expired. Now, tenant rights groups and homeless shelters are bracing for a surge in demand for services.
College graduates across the county are facing one of the most tumultuous job markets in American history. For the class of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has meant an economy that continues to hemorrhage jobs and a loss of high-stakes internship opportunities.
Some University of Wisconsin System campuses have begun laying out plans for letting students, faculty and staff return three months after students were told to stay home if possible due to the COVID-19 pandemic.