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State budget causes waves in higher education

May 6, 2015


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May 6th, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik Weeks away from leaving the Joint Finance Committee and even being signed into law, the 2015-17 biennial budget is already causing waves in the higher education world. "If the budget is enacted as proposed, UW-Whitewater would have a budget reduction of $6.4...

Thirty years and one goodbye: University honors Chancellor Richard Telfer’s career

Thirty years and one goodbye: University honors Chancellor Richard Telfer’s career

April 29, 2015


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  April 29, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Chancellor Richard Telfer has only one weakness, according to Beverly Kopper, provost at UW-Whitewater. This weakness isn’t being a bad listener or not being able to do his job. His weakness is only having 10 fingers. “Not nearly enoug...

Budget 101: The lowdown on everything budget related and how it will affect UW-Whitewater

February 25, 2015


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  Feb. 25, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   Three weeks after Gov. Scott Walker proposed his 2015-17 biennium budget and the UW System is still unsure about its future. Numbers have been thrown around and ideas have been proposed about how UW-Whitewater will make up for the lost funding. Chancellor...

Residence Hall project moves to next stage

Residence Hall project moves to next stage

September 3, 2014


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Sept. 3, 2014 By Alexandria Zamecnik   After getting the nod to proceed with the next phase in building, State Rep. Andy Jorgensen, D-Milton, immediately called Chancellor Richard Telfer. “He was very happy and glad to hear the news and was excited that the ball is rolling,” Jorgensen...

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