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The conference committee on the budget has a significant amount of power to change the course of Wyoming’s $3.5 billion in General Fund spending.
House and Senate to haggle over hikes in Hathaway scholarships
By Ron Feemster
— February 25, 2014
Ron Feemster, WyoFile reporter
The Joint Interim Education Committee sponsored Senate File …
The Wyoming House and Senate have introduced two amendments to the budget bill to require University of Wyoming deans to meet with the legislature.
UW Professor Emeritus Peter Shive proctors a pop quiz on the Coronation of UW President Dick McGinity.
Lawmakers are proposing the first major Wyoming state employee pay raises since 2009, which may help reduce costly turnover.
The board ignored calls from faculty and staff to include them in the selection process, and raced to permanently appoint Interim President Dick McGinity.
The move drops the “interim” title from McGinity’s job as president, which he has held since the resignation of Robert Sternberg last November 15.
Thanks to Buchanan and Allen UW has been a strong institution, with a clear mission to create and share knowledge and to serve the state.
Wyoming has the smallest state population, but students aren’t limited in their ambitions. UW must therefore be among the “biggest little universities in the world.”
The idea for a task force to advise the College of Law came to former University of Wyoming president Sternberg from trustee David Palmerlee.
WyoFile kicks off its 2014 legislative coverage with a summary of Gov. Mead’s budget proposal and a refresher on interim committee activities.
Robert Sternberg’s resignation as University of Wyoming president has renewed debate on the merits of open or closed executive search.
Gov Mead appoints Cheyenne attorney Kate Fox to Wyoming Supreme Court
— November 21, 2013
(Press release) Governor Matt Mead has appointed Catherine (Kate) M. Fox as …
University of Wyoming researchers are a part of a team exploring the social, economic and ecological impacts of using beetle-killed trees to create biofuel.
Trustees should not plunge head-first into the search for UW’s next president without reflection on the mistakes made with Sternberg’s appointment.
Interim University of Wyoming President Dick McGinity signals that he will carry on Sternberg’s initiatives
Robert Sternberg voluntarily resigned as president of the University of Wyoming amid tensions with faculty and students regarding personnel changes.
Indian rodeo and culture focus of Wyoming PBS program
— November 13, 2013
(Press release) Present day Indian culture encompasses many things, including rodeo. For nearly 40 …
As the new University of Wyoming president pushes ethical leadership, UW trustees fail to report close ties to industries UW helps develop.
Emeritus professor of geology Peter Shive writes a column about preserving the qualities that make the University of Wyoming unique.
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