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Moving Wisconsin Forward: Reinvesting in the UW System

Join UW System President Ray Cross, WISCAPE's Nicholas Hillman, and other education experts for a nonpartisan, interactive community conversation among citizens concerned about the UW’s future.
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Location
Madison Memorial High School 
Address
201 S Gammon Rd.
Madison WI
Description
What can we do to keep the University of Wisconsin strong in a time of funding cuts and tuition freezes?
 
Join UW System President Ray Cross, professors, lawmakers, and other education experts for a nonpartisan, interactive community conversation among citizens concerned about the UW’s future. There will be short presentations on each topic, followed by a panel discussion and audience questions.

Featured speakers include:
  • Donald Moynihan, director, La Follette School of Public Affairs (opening remarks)
  • UW System President Ray Cross
  • Rep. Dianne H​esselbein
  • Former Sen. Dale Schultz
  • Nicholas Hillman, associate professor, UW-Madison
  • Mariam Coker, student, UW-Madison
  • Gwyn Guenther, Wheeler Report (moderator)
The forum is sponsored by Team Gold, a west-side Madison neighborhood team​; the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE); the La Follette School of Public Affairs; Kiefer Law Office LLC; and Paula Bonner, WAA President and Chief Alumni Officer.
 
This event is free and open to the public!

Video of this discussion is available on​ the WisconsinEye website. 
Contact
Jason Lee
jason.lee@wisc.edu
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