Wisconsin Weighs Systemwide Merger of Colleges

All of the two-year colleges in the University of Wisconsin System may be merged into its four-year institutions starting in July 2018, according to a potential new overhaul announced by the system’s leadership, according to the Wisconsin State Journal.

A decision by the system’s Board of Regents could come as early as November, and the plan would also put Wisconsin’s public television and radio under the system’s administration, with system President Ray Cross argues the move is the best way to counter declining enrollment in UW’s two-year schools while making it easier for students to transfer credits between the system’s two- and four-year institutions.

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