Every year, a panel of 15 students allocates $51 million dollars to services around campus. Of that $51 million, more than $1.3 million is given to student organizations that are a part of the General Student Services Fund. This year, the Student Services Finance Committee, which allocates those funds, was criticized for not being accessible to all students.
After months of speculation, a UW-Madison study group recommended campus should confront its past ties to the Klu Klux Klan by addressing struggles of underrepresented students today.
In August the university created a task force to advise UW-Madison on how to grapple with its past affiliation with the Ku Klux Klan. The chancellor’s announcement asked for suggestions from the group by Dec.1, 2017 — and that deadline has come and gone.
The UW System has failed to develop a comprehensive IT security program, leaving transactions, payroll information and student data vulnerable, according to a new report released Tuesday.
Two years ago University Health Services got a 17.5 percent increase to their budget — a massive jump from their average yearly increase of two to four percent — in order to expand their mental health services.
The UW System chief of staff and vice president of University Relations was arrested for drunk driving while out of town for a Board of Regents meeting this fall — Tuesday morning she resigned her post.
Madison Mayor Paul Soglin officially announced his bid for governor on Wednesday morning after months of speculation.
The Associated Students of Madison passed a $1,388,230.04 budget for 2019 — overriding some changes made to the initial proposal by the finance committee. Repeatedly, representatives debated what level of involvement in ASM warranted a salary, and voiced concern that if positions weren’t paid they wouldn't be accessible to students who need a paying job to support themselves.
The UW System will move forward with its “most significant re-organization” in over 45 years — a sweeping merge of the system’s two-year and four-year colleges — even though many questions remain unanswered.