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Faculty Senate delays release of audio recording

Shawn McClain and Gerrad Frei

February 28, 2013

Filed under News, Showcase, Top Story

After a two-week delay, Faculty Senate released audio records of the Feb. 12, 2013 Senate meeting.  The Exponent had requested the audio recording, which is routinely created at Senate meetings, on Feb. 12. The last item o...

Facebook page publishes student confessions, controversy ensues

Shelby LeDuc and Alyssa Bloechl

February 28, 2013

Filed under News

Although the highly popular ‘UW-Platteville Confessions’ Facebook page is not directly affiliated with the university, nearly 2,000 students, faculty and alumni have liked or subscribed to the feed. Facebook users who subscribe...

Administration looks to distribute internal funds

Shawn McClain, Assistant News Editor

February 21, 2013

Filed under News

The Faculty Senate Policy on Faculty Salary Adjustments passed by the Senate would use $150,000 of money set aside by the administration to increase faculty salaries to a level that is competitive with other University of Wisconsin...

USPS to cut Saturday delivery

Casey Carignan, General Reporter

February 21, 2013

Filed under News

  The U.S. Postal Service announced that first class mail will no longer be delivered on  Saturdays, starting Aug. 10, 2013. According to the United States Postal Service website, this change is a result of necessary...

Faculty Senate faces compression, inversion in salary distribution

Shawn McClain, Assistant News Editor

February 16, 2013

Filed under News, Top Story

Faculty Senate and administration work to increase faculty wages to competitive levels. The Faculty Senate Policy on Faculty Salary Adjustments passed by the Senate would use $150,00 to increase faculty salaries to a level...

Exponent wins at Associated Collegiate Press Conference

Alyssa Bloechl, Editor in Chief

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Colten Bartholomew, junior communication technologies major, was awarded for his writing skills from the Associated Collegiate Press’ Best of the Midwest College Journalism Convention. Bartholomew, current Sports Editor on...

Big Buddy program assists children in need

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Over 100 Grant County children need someone they can call their buddy.  While their backgrounds are as individual as their personalities, they all long for one thing: someone to admire and trust. The Big Buddy program, implemented...

Faculty Senate passes proposal to increase faculty pay

Shawn McClain, Lead Reporter

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

Faculty Senate passed a proposal that would use $150,000 to increase faculty base pay from funds the administration has said are available for pay raises. The Campus Faculty Salary Base Building Policy was drafted by mathematics...

City high bidder, acquires properties

Gerrad Frei and Elizabeth Broadbent

February 14, 2013

Filed under News

The City of Platteville acquired 15 properties of former landlord Darrell Kallembach in a sheriff’s sale on Jan. 15. The Platteville Police Department issued citations to Kallembach at the request of the city’s building...

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