An article in the Daily Cardinal that takes a look at the UW System's budget challenges, including years of decreased funding and declining enrollment, includes insights from the UW's Noel Radomski, managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
“UW campuses need to review their low-enrollment degree programs, but they shouldn’t eliminate those without understanding why there is low enrollment,” said Radomski, in the article.
With the upcoming gubernatorial election, Radomski also called for "honest conversation" about how to address decreased funding. “[I wish to see] a candid discussion and tough decisions about a realistic sharing of costs between student tuition, state grants and state government funding to UW System to the campuses,” he said.
WISCAPE is housed in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) within UW-Madison's School of Education.
Read the full article.