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MILWAUKEE - The University of Wisconsin System is proposing a budget that asks for an additional $21 million in state funding.
The UW System released its preliminary requests Monday, ahead of a Thursday meeting of the UW Board of Regents.
Most state agencies have been asked to submit budgets that seek no new money. But UW System spokesman Dave Giroux (jir-OO') says System officials were given the green light to include the additional request.
The system is also seeking $187 million for construction projects in Madison, La Crosse and Stevens Point. That money would be in the form of state-supported bonds but is separate from the 2013-15 budget.
The $21 million would be used in part fund the UW System's new flexible-degree initiative, which would grant college credit for real-world life experience.
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