Statements, UW System

Statement on Reaction to UW-Madison Chancellor Appointment

[PDF version for download here] On Monday, the UW System Board of Regents voted unanimously to appoint Jennifer Mnookin as the next chancellor of UW–Madison. Within hours, many leading Wisconsin Republicans—both elected officials and candidates for statewide office—issued nearly identical statements of opposition to her appointment. We write to condemn these statements of opposition in… Continue reading Statement on Reaction to UW-Madison Chancellor Appointment

Statements, UW System

Statement on UW System President Search

[PDF version for download here] This past Friday, the UW System Board of Regents announced two finalists for the position of UW System President. Faculty, staff, students, and the general public now have a brief window of time to get to know the candidates before the Regents make their selection. Unfortunately, the Regents have chosen… Continue reading Statement on UW System President Search

Statements

Statement of Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

[PDF version for download here] Last Wednesday afternoon in Orlando, Florida, the Milwaukee Bucks decided to protest police violence and the failure of the Wisconsin state legislature to convene to deal with these issues. In the wake of the police shooting of Jacob Blake and the subsequent murder of protestors in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the team… Continue reading Statement of Solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives

Statements, UW System

Statement on Proposed Fall 2020 In-Person Requirement for International Students

[PDF version for download here] The following is a joint statement from the executive committees of the Wisconsin Conference of the AAUP and the AAUP chapters at UW-Madison and UW-Milwaukee: We join the entire academic community in denouncing a Federal government proposal, announced earlier this week, that would require international students to take in-person courses… Continue reading Statement on Proposed Fall 2020 In-Person Requirement for International Students