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U. of Wisconsin Campuses Need More Autonomy, Report Says

The University of Wisconsin at Madison made headlines this year with a proposal to free itself of many of the state regulations that guide the other colleges in the state system. But a new report, issued by a committee convened by the system’s president, says burdensome and costly regulations are coming from the administration of the system itself, reports the Wisconsin State Journal. The report, which will be presented to the Board of Regents on Thursday, says giving individual campuses more autonomy is key to dealing with $2.4-million in cuts in state appropriations, the newspaper reports.

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