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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Budget cuts planned at University of Wisconsin campuses

Chancellors at the University of Wisconsin's Eau Claire and Whitewater campuses are making cost-cutting plans to deal with a proposed $300 million reduction in state funding for the UW System, even though the Legislature has yet to consider the cuts included in Gov. Scott Walker's budget. UW-Eau Claire Chancellor James Schmidt said the university will offer voluntary separation incentives to about 325 eligible faculty and staff, the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1BBbE8f ) reported. "Fewer resources will mean we can support fewer faculty and staff. This will require us to strategically eliminate positions and reinvent how we serve our students more...