Gov. Scott Walker has announced a 2015-17 UW System biennial budget proposal that includes significant reductions in state support for public higher education while also providing the UW System with increased operational flexibilities. Information about the proposal —including a UW System fact sheet on the proposed budget, FAQs about the public authority proposal and statements from UW System President Ray Cross and UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt around budget-related issues —can be found online.
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