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2015-17 university budget updates

On Jan. 26, Gov. Scott Walker announced a UW System biennial budget proposal that includes reductions in state support while also providing the System with increased operational flexibilities.

Check this site for continuing updates on the university budget.

Rapid-action task forces

More than 140 faculty, staff and students have generously volunteered to serve as members of four Rapid Action Task Forces to address our budget challenge. The groups and group chairs are as follows:

  • Academic Workload: Carter Smith, Languages
  • Administrative Redesign: Kristen Hendrickson, Administration and Finance
  • Curriculum: Tim Vaughan, College of Business
  • Student Services: Troy Terhark, University Recreation

Please use this link to submit ideas that will help the task forces reimagine our university.

Open forum videos

Link below to watch/listen to recent open forums for faculty and staff to discuss details and answer questions regarding the governor's proposal:

More information

Following are links to further information regarding the governor's UW System 2015-17 biennial budget proposal:

University budget archive

Budget Tools