GA Pay Restructuring FAQ

Starting in the fall of 2017, the graduate school is changing the way graduate assistant (GA) wages are determined. The primary change is that the university is abandoning the policy that all GAs with the same title and appointment percentage are paid the same wage, and adopting a model where each department can supplement with…

UW-Madison Teaching Assistants’ Association Stands in Solidarity with University of Puerto Rico Student Movement in Fight Against Proposed Budget Cuts

MADISON, Wis. (May 1, 2017): In response to massive proposed budget cuts at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), the Teaching Assistants Association (TAA) passed a solidarity resolution supporting the ongoing student strike at UPR. The strike began April 5 to protest the historic budget cuts facing the 11-campus, 70,000-student university. Now nearing one month,…