Alumni group slams plan that would benefit other campuses at expense of UW-Madison

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

The Badger Advocates alumni lobbying group is slamming a plan that would make UW-Madison lose out on some of the state funding going toward the UW System in the next budget.
The regents today will vote on the UW System’s $6.2 billion operating budget for the 2017-18 year, including a $37.8 million increase in GPR. The system is getting $25 million of that because a lapse from the 2015-17 biennial budget is going away.
But UW System leaders want to stray from the usual formula when distributing the $25 million to campuses.
Under their plan, UW-Madison would get $2.9 million of those funds, down...

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