The Wisconsin Policy Forum report is the first independent, comprehensive study of higher education in Wisconsin. The study covers a wide range of issues from falling state support to the decline of enrollment. Critically, it concludes that the future of higher education and our flagship university’s world-class status is in jeopardy – harming the economic impact higher education provides to our state.

Read the full study.

Badgers United has provided four data-driven solutions to the threat to UW-Madison, learn more here.

Learn more about the press coverage of this important study:

Headline: Wisconsin’s tuition freeze squeezes its campuses tighter than other states have, report says
Headline: Wisconsin’s public colleges are falling behind as state funds lag and enrollment drops
Headline: Wisconsin Ranks 41st In Nation For Total Revenues To Higher Education
Headline: Wisconsin Policy Forum Study Findings Sound Alarm On Wisconsin Higher Education
Headline: Wisconsin Policy Forum: UW System funding lags, threatening its competitiveness