Law School Forum on Governor’s Budget Repair Bill

Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Law School Forum on Governor’s Budget Repair Bill

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
UW Law School Building, Room 2260

This academic forum seeks to provide insights into the dramatic developments that have followed the introduction of the Governor’s Budget Repair Bill from an historical, legal, and political perspective. All are welcome.

Professor Carin Clauss, Law School
Professor Donald Downs, Political Science
Professor Will Jones, History
Professor Andrew Coan, Law School
Professor David Cannon, Political Science
Professor Neill DeClercq, School for Workers, UW Extension

Professor Heinz Klug, UW Law School

Video of this forum will be available online on Thursday, February 24 at

Academic Staff Institute 2011

Friday, February 25, 2011
Academic Staff Institute

7:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club

Morning Keynote
“A Bird’s-eye View: Public Higher Education in Wisconsin from the View of a Board of Regent”

Charles Pruitt
University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents


Some sessions in this year’s institute will include:

  • Best practices in performance review
  • A panel of local education reporters
  • Knowing your academic staff rights
  • Workplace relaxation
  • The state budget process
  • A historical perspective of academic staff governance

Participants may attend three sessions of their choice.  Download a full agenda.

$20, which includes a breakfast buffet and luncheon (vegetarian entrees will be available).
If you are planning to join MASA, now is the time. Your registration fee, paid with personal funds, for the Academic Staff Institute will be refunded once a new membership application has been received by the MASA membership coordinator.

To register, please visit:

Space is limited. Registration deadline is February 18, 2011

Madison Academic Staff Association (MASA)
Office of the Provost
Academic Staff Executive Committee (ASEC)
Academic Staff Professional Development and Recognition Committee (PDRC)
Office of Human Resource Development (OHRD)

Tour of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Thursday, April 14, 2011
Tour of the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard St.
Meet at the Welcome Desk, First Floor of the Town Center

Space is limited. Register here:

For more information about the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, please visit: