In seeking more than twice as much for building projects than they had asked for in 2017, the UW Regents are coming for criticism from a top lawmaker for letting a $256 million science building for UW-Eau Claire leapfrog other long-standing priorities.Read More »
By James Briggs Gov. Scott Walker is giving the University of Wisconsin System about $100 million less than it requested for construction during the next two years. To help make up for it, though, the state is giving UW System ...Read More »
By Matt Pommer University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Biddy Martin wants to reduce the state controls on her campus. Her idea — if backed by the incoming administration — could be among the most controversial ideas in the new Legislature. Her ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the University of Wisconsin System’s use of eminent domain lacks enough votes to make it to the Assembly floor. State Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, said the Assembly Committee on ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Attorneys for a Madison bar say the University of Wisconsin System should not be allowed to bully a smaller neighbor into surrendering to the threat of the use of eminent domain. “The big issue here is: Does ...
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By Paul Snyder There’s a catch to the state’s request for architectural/engineering firms interested in designing a university building: The project has not been approved. The Wisconsin Department of Administration’s Division of State Facilities is accepting consultant questionnaires through Feb. ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org The UW System Board of Regents on Thursday formally pitched a set of changes to the stateâ€™s review and approvals process for new construction. â€œThese recommendations are fairly modest,â€ said regent Jeffrey Bartell, â€œbut they could make ...Read More »