Proposals Threaten Wisconsin Higher Ed

In a letter sent today to the University of Wisconsin regents and system president, the AAUP urges them to fight against budget language that would remove tenure and due process procedures from state statutes and severely curtail due process rights for University of Wisconsin faculty and academic staff. The proposed changes in tenure and due process and a $250 million proposed cut to the UW System amount to a direct attack on higher education as a public good, a vision of higher education that has shaped the UW System from the formulation of the Wisconsin Idea in 1904 to the present day.

Publication Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2015