Learn more about the 2015-2017 budget

The biennial state budget process began last week with the release of Gov. Walker’s proposed budget. The proposal is now in the hands of the Wisconsin Legislature, where members will debate and consider budget legislation throughout the spring. Legislative leaders hope to pass a new budget no later than June.

Once the Legislature approves a budget, UW System and the Board of Regents make budget allocations to chancellors at individual campuses. Chancellor Blank will then provide budget targets to each UW-Madison dean.

As this process continues, there are a number of ways for you to stay up-to-date on policy discussions related to the university in the state budget:

In the short-term, Dean VandenBosch has announced that any CALS searches for faculty or staff positions supported by fund 101 will require additional review and approval before they can move forward.

As budget discussions continue, eCALS will provide information relevant to the CALS community.