UW Struggle: Let’s Pretend We’re Not Talking About Tenure, Ok?

While doing other work, I’ve peripherally absorbed what’s happening at the Wisconsin Board of Regents meeting, and I’m struck by the following tweets: Tenure task force will start work on policy recommendations at next mtg Sept. 17. Want to have full recommendations to board by end of year. — Nico Savidge (@NSavidge) September 11, 2015 Regent […]

UW Struggle: All Clear Edition

There was a credible bomb threat at the Capitol yesterday; just a few days before there was a credible threat to democracy. Both of them have been declared “all clear.” The budget, passed yesterday by the state assembly, waits for Governor Walker’s signature. The document contains innumerable horrors, and although I am deeply invested in […]

UW Struggle: “Remember the Time” Edition

Ah, memories. Remember back to the days of Pharaoh Murphy and those UW professors that had the audacity to complain about UW Central’s “behind closed doors” governing strategy? Remember how said professors were scolded, and even President Cross himself emerged from a backroom behind a backroom to say that too much public lobbying has hurt the […]