The U-W System is moving into an immediate cost saving
in preparation for a 300-million dollar budget cut.
The System president ordered an immediate moratorium
on hiring non-essential state funded positions.
out of sate travel.
raises and promotions.
It comes on the heels of Governor Scott Walker saying
he plans to slash the money from the U-W System.
as part of his state wide budget he'll unveil next
The non-partisan Legislative Fiscal Bureau projected
a two billion dollar shortfall for the upcoming budget.
The system president doesn't see how the campuses
can absorb the proposed cut without layoffs.
Some lawmakers are already calling for revisions in
Governor Walker's plan.