UP: UW-Madison Wisconsin School of Business. PricewaterhouseCoopers donates $1.1 million to the business school to pay for a full accounting professorship and support programs.
DOWN: Wisconsin. The latest jobs report shows that Wisconsin is 44th in the nation in job growth over the past two years, and is last in the region. The state has gained 44,600 non-farm jobs since January 2011, when Gov. Scott Walker took office. Only Maine, New Mexico, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas and Pennsylvania rank lower.