PROFS Inc. / Public Representation Organization of the Faculty Senate


Email -- General Information -- Lobbyist 

(608) 263-9273 -- General Number/Office (Michelle Felber)

258 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706

PROFS is a non-profit organization set up by the Faculty Senate to lobby the state legislature and other state and national agencies on behalf of the UW-Madison faculty on issues pertaining to compensation and fringe benefits, the UW budget and regulator issues affecting the university's academic program and the faculty. PROFS is funded by voluntary dues from the faculty.

PROFS works on behalf of the faculty to maintain and improve:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Faculty governance
  • Protection of tenure
  • State support for the university‚Äôs operating budget
  • New buildings and maintenance
  • Federal support for research
  • Retirement benefits