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Gov. Scott Walker said in a statement that the university should not be about protecting the interests of the faculty, but about delivering value and excellent to Wisconsin. Aren’t those two linked? more

May 16, 2016 9:30 AM Citizen Dave

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David Michael Miller

I don’t disagree with the no-confidence vote against UW System President Ray Cross. But he has few options, given the short leash Republican leaders keep him on. more

May 6, 2016 3:00 PM Madland

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David Michael Miller

A no-confidence vote in Ray Cross and the Board of Regents will have no more political fallout than saying nothing, and it has the added advantage of being true. Even in this cynical season, there’s still some hope that in the end truth will matter. more

Apr 29, 2016 8:43 AM Citizen Dave 1 Comments

UW System President Ray Cross starts a trend in useful props for Board of Regents meetings. more

Apr 14, 2016 5:00 AM , Cartoons

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Jeff Miller/UW-Madison

UW Chancellor Ray Cross has a difficult job. But in his latest move, the cancellation of briefings on UW System budget cuts, he put raw politics or political calculation ahead of a search for the truth. more

Apr 12, 2016 10:48 AM Citizen Dave 5 Comments

In Wisconsin, 2015 won’t likely be remembered as the best of times. But it was a year when the veneer was stripped away, forcing a more honest assessment, as the state came to terms with itself. more

Dec 23, 2015 12:00 AM News

UW System President Ray Cross expresses his gratitude that the legislature is only cutting the university system's funding by $250 million. more

Jun 4, 2015 3:00 PM , Cartoons