Academic Staff Assembly joins call for further study of proposed public authority

The Academic Staff Assembly voted Monday on resolutions calling for more study on a proposed public authority for the University of Wisconsin System and greater flexibility in the timing and amount of state budget cuts.

Much of Monday’s discussion centered on the public authority proposed in Gov. Scott Walker’s 2015-17 budget. Representatives called for more information on how it would work and the effects it could have on UW-Madison.

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