You can watch the archived Town Hall on UW System’s cash balance

About 220 UW Colleges and UW-Extension faculty and staff participated in an April 25, 2013, Town Hall Meeting on the size, source, use and political ramifications of the UW System program revenue balance carried over from Fiscal Year 2012.

The temporarily archived webcast is still available for viewing. A captioned version will be posted later at:

The April 25 Town Hall Meeting  began with a presentation by Chancellor Ray Cross, Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance Steve Wildeck and UW-Extension Provost and Vice Chancellor Aaron Brower from the Pyle Center in Madison, which was available for viewing statewide via Mediasite or videoconferencing.

They reassured the audience that UW System did not mishandle money and that the cash balance carried over is not out of line with comparable university systems.

Regarding the question of whether the cash balance could be used for a pay plan, they explained that:

They also noted the messages they – and UW Colleges and UW-Extension deans and directors – are sharing with elected officials:

Chancellor Cross recognizes that, because of the last-minute nature of the Town Hall Meeting, not everyone could participate. In addition, those who did may not have had a chance to ask their questions.

“I want to keep the dialog going, so I invite you to email questions directly to me,” he said, explaining that he will address those additional questions and concerns in an upcoming Chancellor’s Chatter to faculty and staff.

You can send questions and comments to:

Links that may be of interest:

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