New UW-RF chancellor faces troubling times for higher education
What a time to assume the leadership reigns at a Wisconsin university.
Your new $90-million operating budget must be slashed by $3.3 million (3.6 percent).
Two percent wage hikes for your nonunion staff and faculty are off the table, replaced by a two-year freeze.
Salary hikes for full professors are on hold.
And all campus employees will be expected to take furloughs -- eight unpaid days of leave in each of the next two years.