tuition rises 2.5 percent
Regents raised nonresident undergraduate tuition an
additional 2.5 percent beginning next semester to comply with the 2001-03
budget bill. UW-Eau Claire out-of-state students will pay $126 more on their
spring semester bills.
staff resigned to reduced raise
Several UW System officials
are relieved with the 3.2 percent and 4.2 percent pay increases recently
approved for unclassified staff in the 2001-2003 biennium. Others are
disappointed with the 1 percent cut for the first year.
accreditation presented to board
Mash, left, presented the NCA accreditation report for UW-Eau Claire, which was
completed in the spring of 2001, to the Education Committee of the Board of
Mash presents Marks of Excellence
Chancellor Donald Mash highlighted Service-Learning
and Study abroad during his presentation to the
Board of Regents about UWEC's Marks of Excellence.
The presentation left board members impressed, they said.
gives travel tips to students
Roger Axtell, right, showed
students how American gestures, like the "thumbs up" sign, are
offensive overseas. He also told humorous business stories to UWEC students, such as colliding noses with an Italian at an airport.
for diversity still remain
The Board of Regents listened
three presentations related to retention rate and campus climate at the
meeting Oct 4. They decided to talk about this issue throughout the year as
a general and educational subject.
UW President Katharine Lyall, center, and regents pay close attention to the proceedings at UW-Eau Claire. (Photo by Butch McCartney, The Spectator)|
must show high-tech degrees
To effectively prepare
students for high-paying jobs in high-tech areas, more funding was given to the UW System. Each campus must show the Legislature how it is
using the additional money to reach its enrollment goals.
committee sees importance of faculty-student research Thursday
researchers took part in a presentation Thursday by the office of Academic
Affairs, showing the value of the projects not only to students but to the
to mark UW System's
30th anniversary of merger, on Thursday
The University of Wisconsin System will celebrate
the anniversary of the merger of the Wisconsin State University and the University
of Wisconsin. UW-Eau
Claire has not planned any kind of celebration yet.
School first in facilities plan
Vice Chancellor Andrew
Soll deemed the Campus School renovation the university's most important facilities planning
issue. ďItís prime real estate," Soll said. "We canít
afford to use it any way other than optimally."
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