UW System’s biennial budget request focuses on student success, workforce development, efficiencies

President Ray Cross will present a biennial operating budget proposal Thursday for the University of Wisconsin System that targets affordability, talent development, and return on investment for the people of Wisconsin.

“Investing in the UW System is an investment in Wisconsin,” President Cross said. “At a time when growing the number of highly educated graduates in Wisconsin’s workforce is essential for a strong economy, we are keeping high-quality higher education affordable and accessible. We continue to expand capacity in high-demand programs the state needs, including healthcare, engineering, and computer science. And collaborating with the Wisconsin business community, we are both helping to create new jobs and helping to provide the talent to fill those jobs.”

Read more about the budget request here.

View the budget request here.