The Spectator

From left to right: Hillary Smith, the chief of staff for Student Senate; Peter Hart-Brinson, associate professor of sociology; Jeff Smith, organizer for Citizen Action Organizing Cooperative of Western Wisconsin; and Jeremy Gragert, city councilman for District 3.

‘Reclaim the UW’: students and faculty speak out against budget cuts

Story by Rachyl Houterman, News Editor
May 10, 2018
The Office of Interdisciplinary Programs was introduced in the fall of 2015 bringing four programs under the same support staff: the watershed institute, American Indian studies, Latin American studies and women’s studies.

Where interdisciplinary programs stand after budget cuts

Story by Andee Erickson, Projects Editor
December 8, 2016
To create another source of revenue, Dr. Alan Rieck, the leaving chair of the music and theater arts department, said they implement a $35 fee to students each semester to use the practice rooms. “That actually saved us because it created the possibility for us to maintain some of the things we would have lost otherwise,” Rieck said. Vocal performance student Ian Rucker practices piano in a practice room on the second floor of Haas Fine Arts Center. To him the fee is worth it.

Where the music and theater arts department stands after budget cuts

Story by Andee Erickson, Projects Editor
October 5, 2016
 The $5.5 million one-time distribution will be used to fund financial aid, a faculty compensation plan, the strategic plan and employing temporary instructors while hiring tenure seeking professors (Andee Erickson)

UW-Eau Claire receives $5.5 million from the UW System

Story by Andee Erickson, Projects Editor
September 22, 2016
Chancellor’s rallying call: ‘It’s about us!’

Chancellor’s rallying call: ‘It’s about us!’

Story by Gabriel Lagarde, News Editor
April 18, 2016
Plan to improve university wraps up after eight years

Plan to improve university wraps up after eight years

Story by Gabriel Lagarde, News Editor
January 28, 2016
Mike Rindo, Assistant Chancellor for Facilities and University Relations, is handling five staff cuts to the facilities department. The reduction in faculty presents an additional 11 layoffs, including five facilities jobs, to the university beginning in February.

Budget cuts to UW-Eau Claire lead to 11 additional layoffs following buyout package program

Story by Lauren Kritter, Chief Copy Editor
October 28, 2015
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Unfinished business

Story by Colette St. John, Copy Editor
October 14, 2015
Budget slashes affect student employment

Budget slashes affect student employment

Story by Elizabeth Gosling, Staff Writer
September 17, 2015
Chancellor Schmidt talks budget cuts with a group of faculty and staff on Aug. 27 in the Ojibwe Ballroom of the Davies Center.

Campus in transition

Story by Lauren French, News Editor
September 2, 2015

Students need a more versatile slogan as school system changes loom

Story by Glen Olson, Chief Copy Editor
April 22, 2015
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