Interim UW President Tommy Thompson Resigns…Thank You For Your Efforts for UW!

Other than the Wisconsin State Legislature, the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents is one of the more inept organizations in the state. They have been unable to hire a new University System President for essentially years now. One of the best things they did was to hire former Wisconsin…

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A Message from UW System President Tommy Thompson (released before Sen Nass got stupid ideas in his head)

This video was sent out to students of UW Milwaukee on Wednesday July 28, 2021. It runs all of 34 seconds and talks about the scholarship incentives for students when their campus reaches a 70% vaccination rate. Not part of the video, but as published in other media, UW System…

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Did We Save UW-Stevens Point On The Backs of Faculty

The University of Wisconsin Stevens Point made national news last year when it announced that it was scaling back liberal arts offerings and eliminating a number of majors. Nobody was giving them kudos at the time but they were struggling under a deficit and declining enrollments. But not, low and…

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When the GOP Thinks Tenure is Good and When Tenure is Bad

Along with the reduction in state funding for the University of Wisconsin System, the Walker administration and GOP legislature gutted faculty tenure. They had all kinda reasons why it was bad and holding back the university. Well the new tenure rules are causing an exodus of experienced faculty to head…

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Wisconsin GOP Legislators Are Totally Intimidated

Just think, the Republican legislature gets to go out on the road and present defend their proposed 2015 – 2017 budget. One of the sticking points in this budget is the $300 million cuts to the renowned University of Wisconsin System. And of course one of the places where they…

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Hey Kids! We Could Open A Thrift Shop And Save Our University!

The headline is just a pure piece of snark…but there actually is a thrift shop at Oregon State University that raises money to help students! Proceeds from the Folk Club and the store have paid for scholarships for OSU students since 1931. More than 700 students have received more than…

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