Opinions & Editorials


On this page you can find news and links to opinions and editorial positions of persons affiliated with Wisconsin University Union. The words contained within each post are credited to individual authors.

AAUP Statement on Reaction to UW–Madison Chancellor Appointment 2022-05-17

Condemning statements of opposition by state Republicans.

Colleges Slash Budgets in the Pandemic, With ‘Nothing Off-Limits’

New York Times article on college budgets: Liberal arts departments, graduate student aid and even tenured teaching positions are targets as the coronavirus causes shortfalls.

UW math lecturer of 30+ years claims ‘abuse’ of academic staff hiring policies

The Cap Times article on Sharad Chandarana’s grievance against UW-Madison for abuse of university policy after decades of erratic and temporary contract employment.

Bernie Sanders: College for All

By Joe Elder, Emeritus Professor of Sociology/ Languages and Cultures of Asia/ Integrated Liberal Studies and Member of Wisconsin University Union (WUU)

Justice has No Champion in University of Wisconsin Regents

By Bruce Thomadsen and the Wisconsin University Union Board

Defending Faculty, Instructors & Historians

By William Noseworthy