Regents sign off on UW System’s request to seek $108M more in state aid

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

The Board of Regents has signed off on the UW System asking for a $108 million boost in state aid for its next two-year operating budget and a $1.9 billion capital budget for large projects.
The $6.3 billion operating budget request includes a total ask of $888 million in general program revenue but doesn't request any increases in tuition.
Tony Evers, the state schools superintendent and Dem guv nominee, was the only regent to vote against the operating budget at yesterday's meeting. He argued it should include $70 million more in state aid. That includes $40 million in lost tuition revenue o...

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