8 O’Clock Buzz Jonathan Zarov visits with Nan Enstad, a professor in the history department at UW-Madison, since 2001. Their discussion focuses on the ongoing struggle to save “The Wisconsin Idea” from the Walker Administration chopping block. The response to the push-back from faculty actually reveals the Walker Administration hidden agenda, behind the cuts. Nan […]
Today, the UW Board of Regents voted to approve a new tenure policy. But it did little to alleviate faculty concerns that academic freedom is on the ropes in Wisconsin. Darien Lamen reports.
(WORT) — Professor Sara Goldrick-Rab speaks with WORT’s Darien Lamen about leaving UW Madison and the future of tenure and the Wisconsin Idea.
(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.