Petition: Support UW–Madison In The 2019–21 Budget

Demand for a UW–Madison education has never been higher. To meet this demand and remain a world-class institution, the university will need increased investments from the state over the next two years. Sign the petition below to urge your legislators to support UW–Madison in eight key areas. These investments will help the university to remain a competitive institution, meet growing student needs, address skilled workforce shortages, and provide essential services to Wisconsin residents.

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Wisconsin Policy

A critical moment for the State of Wisconsin and its flagship university

The state of Wisconsin and its flagship university have long worked together to improve life for all Wisconsinites. But facing declining state funds and rising educational costs, UW–Madison is at a crossroads. For the future students across this state — and for the future of this state — it’s time to reinvest in the UW.

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Federal Policy

Your voice was heard in Washington, DC

Key provisions in the new federal tax bill have benefited public universities such as UW–Madison. The new legislation retains the student load interest deduction and the Lifetime Learning Credit. It also maintains universities’ access to interest-free bonds and ensures that graduate-student tuition benefits will not be taxed.


Tele-Town Hall

On Wednesday, May 15, at 7:00 p.m. (Central time) the Wisconsin Alumni Association called a select audience of alumni advocates and active UW supporters.
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Recap of UW-Madison Day on April 10th

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Let your legislators know you support Affordability and Excellence at UW–Madison

In March, we're focusing on Affordability and Excellence: Our efforts to make our top-notch education accessible to everyone in the state.
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Contact Your Legislators In Support of Governor Evers Budget

On February 28, Governor Tony Evers delivered his 2019-21 budget proposal.
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