The Faculty Senate decided against calling on the foundation to divest in 2014, saying the concept was a "political movement that is unnecessarily divisive," among other reasons.
The university’s Faculty Senate scheduled a first reading resolution on divestment for its Monday meeting.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank encouraged faculty to consider what meetings, classes and testing could be conducted online.
The change will ensure reports of hostile and intimidating behavior "do not simply remain hidden inside a department or unit," Chancellor Rebecca Blank said.
Changes to the UW System's "Program Productivity Monitoring" policy would "accelerate the timeline" to eliminate academic programs by relying on a single metric: the average number of graduates produced in a given time period.
Out-of-state students and those in UW-Madison's professional schools could soon see another round of tuition increases.
Walker’s data dump on UWM faculty workload, earnings meant to buttress Cross’ disdain of tenure as ‘job for life,' Inside Higher Ed says.
The professors sought to deal a symbolic blow to administrators they say have weakened academic freedom and the quality of education at the flagship campus.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank has opposed the vote of no confidence, warning it could prompt a backlash from legislators who will soon consider UW's budget.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank warned that such a vote could prompt backlash from state legislators.
"We don’t layoff tenured faculty. Period," Blank wrote in a blog post after the UW Board of Regents approved a new tenure policy for the Madison campus.
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Delaying approval of UW-Madison's tenure policy could also make it harder for the campus to retain sought-after faculty members, Blank said.
Continued emphasis on raising revenue through venues like summer school and giving is needed in a period of diminishing public funding, the UW-Madison chancellor tells faculty.
If you were a UW-Madison student or professor looking to get some work done on Saturday, chances are a power outage on campus foiled those plans.
Campus faculty will vote on draft policy to protect tenure under provisions of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget.
UW-Madison's secretary of the faculty says a newly drafted policy detailing when professors can be fired puts the university in line with its peer institutions.
A UW-Madison faculty committee on Monday unanimously approved new standards for laying off tenured professors.
Who wouldn't want to work at a place where it's really hard to get fired?
As vote looms, faculty goes on record against the diluted tenure policy pushed by Republicans.
In a boisterous session, faculty senators also called on the Board of Regents to back them, while expressing doubts it would happen.
UW System president Ray Cross says that Walker's public authority model is aligned with his own reforms to build the university of the future.