(WORT) — Members of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents are set to review a new tenure policy next week. The UW became the center of national attention last year, after the state budget act removed tenure protections from law and gave the Regents the authority to set their own tenure policy. At the time, many claimed academic freedom was under fire from partisan political interests. But with the policy draft now in its final form, was the concern justified? Darien Lamen has more.
Officials at the University of Wisconsin University Extension are considering deep cuts to staff and services statewide. Now that administrators have a draft plan of where cuts will fall, many are concerned about the impact they will have, while others say UW Extension should have been exempted from the cuts in the first place. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT) — This week we cover how UW-Madison students are feeling about the upcoming presidential race, what next for the closed General Motors plant in Janesville, and the All-Star saga of NHL player John Scott.
(WORT) — This week we cover the Day without Latinos Rally, the State of the Tribes Address, and Nigel O’Shea reviews the fish fry at the East Side Club in Madison.
Around 60 people gathered on Madison’s north side Wednesday night to share their ideas about how the city could help breath new life into the sprawling Oscar Mayer facility once Kraft Heinz leaves the area this year. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT) — This week we cover the future of the Oscar Mayer site, intolerance on the UW-Madison campus, and interview author Jon Ronson on his latest book So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.