UW System President Thompson: Statement on federal funding

MADISON, Wis.—University of Wisconsin System President Tommy Thompson today issued this statement on federal funding:

“The UW System has faced extraordinary financial challenges during this pandemic while successfully providing students an on-campus experience, including increased costs, significant state budget reductions and employee furloughs. We are appreciative of these federal funds to help make up for the net $257 million loss so far in this year alone.”