UW, UWM ramp up efforts to attract grad student assistants

The Journal Sentinel reported on the Rally for Fair Graduate Student Pay:

But a plan for how to make the University of Wisconsin-Madison more competitive is highly controversial and has been delayed until May 2017 because confusion was interfering with recruiting.

The plan allows the Graduate School to establish a minimum, but not a maximum, stipend that will be uniform for teaching assistants, program assistants and research assistants. Schools and colleges, together with departments and programs, will then have the ability to establish stipend rates above the minimum.

Read more at The Journal Sentinel.