“I understand that many of their pay levels are higher than average pay in Wisconsin. I get the fact that that looks a little strange. … But if I don’t pay them that, they’ll leave. They’ll get paid that someplace else.”
— Chancellor Rebecca Blank on the need for higher compensation for UW professors. Salaries for faculty rank 73rd among four-year public universities nationwide and 169th among all schools, public and private.
Published in the Spring 2014 issue