Tag Archives: college affordability

Gov. Walker’s Budget Proposal Raises Concern

  Gov. Scott Walker announced his state budget proposal on Jan. 27, including a biennium funding cut of $300 million for the University of Wisconsin System. The budget must be voted on by the state legislature. If it passes, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point will lose about 17 percent of its state support – around $6 to $7 million. A cut ... Read More »

Senator Tammy Baldwin Discusses College Affordability with Students

Sen. Tammy Baldwin met with University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point students at a round-table event last Thursday to discuss the affordability of higher education and loan debt with the intent of bringing students’ concerns to Washington. “Tuition has skyrocketed,” said Sen. Baldwin. “It would be ideal to see the work penalty eliminated and have college become more affordable for everyone, regardless ... Read More »