UW-Stevens Point faculty want regents to oust administrators


Faculty and students are demanding regents oust the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s administrators, arguing they’re erratic and incompetent. Faculty members and students sent the regents a letter Thursday expressing a lack of confidence in Chancellor Bernie Patterson’s administration. > AP News

Oh, the humanities! Wisconsinites fight efforts to kill off university majors

UW-Stevens Point made national headlines in March when it announced plans to eliminate thirteen majors in the humanities and social sciences, blaming a $4.5 million budget shortfall. Just how far can the politics of resentment go in dismantling public education? > The Progressive

‘Reclaim the UW’ protesters call for more higher education funding


Demonstrators called for legislators to better fund the UW System Wednesday in Madison. One of several protests focused on funding cuts and tuition freezes at campuses across the state within the last several months, the rally included speeches by Democratic gubernatorial candidates Tony Evers and Kelda Roys, and state Rep. Katrina Shankland (D-Stevens Point). > Wisconsin Public Radio

Two northern UW schools struggle with program cuts, declining enrollment


Students graduating from UW-Superior this year will be leaving a far different school than the one they applied to. Those students saw at least 20 programs suspended and a number of faculty members laid off since 2013. And UW-Stevens Point is now facing similar problems. > Daily Cardinal