UW-Madison’s Noel Radomski says it’s never too early to start speculating about Wisconsin's 2017-19 biennial budget.
Writing on the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education’s blog, Radomski explains that state agencies have until the fall to submit their biennial budget requests to the Department of Administration.
However, Gov. Scott Walker, Radomski points out, has already “introduced the issue of future funding for the UW System."
Writes Radomski: "First
, the governor hinted the state’s public higher education systems could see more support. Second
, he mentioned the possibility that the UW System budget could include performance-based funding. Finally, and perhaps most intriguing, Gov. Walker brought up the idea of a public authority -- which he proposed in the 2015-2017 biennial budget, but the legislature voted it down
Radomski is director and associate researcher of WISCAPE, which is housed within the School of Education.
Check out Radomski’s entire post for free on the home page for the WISCAPE Blog.