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The New Badger Partnership & the Impact of the 2011 WI Budget on Higher Education: A Chronological List of Articles, Reports & Relevant Fora

Welcome! BadgerFutures was established on 27 February 2011. BadgerFutures, and its associated Facebook page, are focused on providing comprehensive and wide-ranging resources (be they supportive, betwixt and between, or critical) to facilitate informed debate about the New Badger Partnership (NBP), and the Wisconsin Idea Partnership (WIP).

This site has not been updated since Spring 2011 but is being maintained given the number of relevant links to any historical analysis, or future budgetary debates that reflect back on this historic moment.

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The links below are in reverse chronological order with most recent on top.


Key Tenure & Shared Governance Documents (Spring 2015)

Board of Regents Meeting (5 March 2015)

(1) Special Task Force on UW Restructuring and Operational Flexibilities

(2) Summaries of the New Badger Partnership (NBP) and the Wisconsin Idea Partnership (WIP)

(3) WI State Budget Documents & Select Summaries/Overviews


(4) Formal Reactions from Actors/Institutions


(5) Select Stories/Opinions/Fora

(6) Precursor Documents and Issues Worth Noting

(7) ‘Charter Universities’ Articles (mostly general, though a few reference the NBP/WIP debate)

(8) Profiles of Relevant Actors (TBC)

(9) Videos (in chronological order, advocating one way or another)

Moodys Liquidity 1

Moodys Liquidity 2

Moodys Governance