The University of Wisconsin athletic department announced today it will ask its highest earning employees to voluntarily incur a 15-percent pay reduction over the next six months.
The group includes football head coach Paul Chryst, men’s basketball coach Greg Gard and Director of Athletics Barry Alvarez.
Here is the full release:
In a related note, UW Chancellor Becky Blank doubts the return to large classes in the Fall. Blank said that the semester will likely be a hybrid of online and in person, saying research shows college-aged people learn better in person.