University of Wisconsin System President Jay Rothman has proposed a 5% increase in tuition for in-state students, potentially raising the cost of public higher education in the state for the first time since lawmakers instituted a freeze on tuition more than a decade ago.
U.S. Navy experiments on animals have been canceled at UW-Madison following pressure from animal rights activists.
A majority of UW System students surveyed about free speech issues on the state’s campuses said they were scared to express their views on certain issues in class, according to the results of a survey released Wednesday.
The University of Wisconsin system announced on Friday, November 11, that they would begin distributing a survey to students to learn about “attitudes toward free speech, viewpoint diversity, and self-censorship on campus.”
Controversy surrounding Hillsdale charter schools led the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University in Wisconsin to threaten to sever ties last month with Lake Country Classical Academy — Wisconsin’s first Hillsdale-affiliated charter school.