University of Wisconsin System
Press Release

Statement from UW System President Tommy Thompson on federal funding


By - Dec 22nd, 2020 02:17 pm

MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today issued this statement on federal funding:

“The UW System has faced extraordinary financial challenges during this pandemic while successfully providing students an on-campus experience, including increased costs, significant state budget reductions and employee furloughs. We are appreciative of these federal funds to help make up for the net $257 million loss so far in this year alone.

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