Category Archives: UW and pandemic crisis

What happened to the Blue Cross money?

One astute Wisconsin politician asked this question when the subject of the UW $450 million Blue Cross endowment for public health came up: “What happened to all the money?” When Blue Cross went public 20 years ago, the Blue Cross … Read the rest

Sell non-core UW assets to get through pandemic crisis

University of Wisconsin’s new leader, a familiar face in Tommy Thompson, faces a pandemic budget crisis for 2021 that is estimated to be as much as $200 million. As governor, Tommy Thompson was a big-time innovator with welfare reform and … Read the rest