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News

 

Fri
Nov
06
WISCAPE’s Noel Radomski is quoted in an Inside Higher Ed article reporting on the development of a new tenure policy for UW-Madison faculty.
Tue
Nov
03
David Dies, director of Wisconsin’s Educational Approval Board and a WISCAPE affiliate, talks in a Daily Cardinal article about the challenges his embattled agency continues to face.
Mon
Nov
02
A Capital Times article discussing proposed changes to UW-Extension’s mission statement quotes WISCAPE’s Noel Radomski.
Thu
Oct
29
An essay in Inside Higher Ed by WISCAPE affiliate Johann Neem questions former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings’ vision for higher education, calling it “anti-intellectual.” Spellings was recently selected as president of the North Carolina University system.
Mon
Oct
26
In a recent Chicago Tribune article, UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman ​discusses Roosevelt University’s $123 million Wabash building. Since it’s opening in 2012, the 32-story building has served as a social and academic space for students. However, the $123 million investment is now putting the university in a risky financial situation. To justify how it could afford the building, Roosevelt predicted increased enrollment and increased tuition revenue from $90 million to $130 million. "It seems like a pretty high risk, that 'if you build it, they will come' mentality," said Hillman.
Mon
Oct
26
WISCAPE’s Noel Radomski is quoted in a Wisconsin State Journal article reporting on the process of writing new tenure policies for UW System faculty, calling recent statements “a 180-degree shift” from earlier discussions.
Fri
Oct
23
An article in the Capital Times, reporting on the debate surrounding Koch Industries’ sponsorship of the Wisconsin Badgers’ Oct. 31 football game, quotes WISCAPE’s Noel Radomski.
Wed
Oct
21
UW-Madison’s Nick Hillman is the co-author of a paper titled “State Higher Education Performance Funding for Community Colleges: Diverse Effects and Policy Implications” published in Teachers College Record.
Tue
Oct
20
The Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) ​has joined with 17 other research centers studying higher education​ to issue a joint call for more government and private support for research on campus shootings and violence.
Thu
Oct
15
In a forum posted to the Education Next website, UW-Madison’s Sara Goldrick-Rab and Andrew Kelly from the American Enterprise Institute debate the merits of President Barack Obama’s proposal to make community college free. Meanwhile, Goldrick-Rab also was quoted in an International Business Times article posted Oct. 14 that’s headlined, “Obama Administration's Financial Aid Experiment For Poor Students Innovative But 'Tricky,' Experts Say.”
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