MADISON (WSAU) The U-W Board of Regents will consider a plan today to give more authority to its 26 campuses. The new state budget requires the university’s administration to cut 51 full-time jobs, and reduce its spending by almost two-and-a-half million dollars a year.
A U-W committee responded by suggesting that the schools handle more of the oversight that the central administration now provides. But some regents say they’re reluctant to have Madison give up too much of its authority. The campuses are getting a total of $125-million less in state funding in each of the next two years.