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Expecting Budget Cut, U. of Wisconsin at Milwaukee Offers Buyouts

The University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee has become the fifth, and largest, campus in the state system to offer early-retirement buyouts in response to a $300-million cut in funds proposed by Gov. Scott Walker. Several hundred employees, including tenured faculty, will be eligible for the voluntary buyouts.


The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will offer several hundred employees – including faculty with tenure – a voluntary retirement buyout with a one-time payout equal to 50% of their annual base salary in anticipation of state budget cuts, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel learned Friday.

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