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CROSS SAYS AGGRESSIVE TIMELINE MAY BE ADJUSTED; UW SYSTEM CUTS

May 30, 2020 - The Wisconsin State Journal

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross has backed away from an "aggressive" timeline he announced earlier this month to reduce the number of academic programs on most UW campuses by fall 2021.

Cutting programs and laying off some employees were among the most drastic components of a plan Cross unveiled in early May to weather coronavirus-related budget cuts in the coming years and ensure survival of all 26 campuses beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cross conceded to employees...