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UW campuses losing top professors

University of Wisconsin System
University of Wisconsin System

UNDATED (WSAU-Wheeler News)  Wisconsin's two largest public university campuses are having a tougher time keeping their best professors. U-W campus leaders at Madison and Milwaukee say they've seen more of their top talent get bigger job offers over the past decade.

Madison, the state's largest campus, has kept a lot of its best instructors and researchers from bolting, thanks to a $2-million retention fund. It covers market pay hikes for highly-regarded professors who either get job offers, or are likely to be recruited. Milwaukee has no such fund -- and chancellor Mike Lowell says his school has seen both professors and research funds leave U-W-M.

Today the university's Board of Regents will discuss faculty turnover and salary adjustments when it meets in Madison. Records show that almost 320 professors, or around five-percent of faculty throughout the U-W system, received market pay hikes in the last fiscal year.

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