UW Public authority is unlikely, says system president

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross said on Friday that he doubts a public authority will become a reality for the state’s university system.

The idea to make the UW System more autonomous was included in Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed budget.

But since then, some lawmakers have come out against the public authority proposal, since UW leaders still wanted to maintain shared governance, tenure and control over tuition.

Read more: Price County Review

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