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Internationally known monarch butterfly researcher Karen Oberhauser, a University of Minnesota conservation biologist, is returning to UW–Madison, where she studied as an undergraduate. Oberhauser has accepted the position of UW–Madison Arboretum director.
Her responsibilities include serving as the institutional official for the human subjects and animal research programs, and overseeing the stem cell oversight program.
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins, School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden, and School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.
Panczenko grew the Chazen's holdings from approximately 12,000 objects to more than 21,000 today, making it the second-largest collection of art in Wisconsin.
Michael Lehman, a special advisor to the chancellor overseeing a comprehensive review of campus information technology governance, has been named interim chief information officer.
The director provides leadership in analytical services, research, teaching and outreach, as well as policy issues impacting public and environmental health in Wisconsin.
Widely recognized as the site of historic research in ecological restoration, the Arboretum includes the oldest and most varied collection of restored ecological communities in the world.
Nancy Hoffman, an experienced administrator who has played a key role in campus tour, parent, off-campus housing, and information programs, has worked in the unit since 1996.
Approaching a year under its belt, UW–Madison’s new Office of Compliance is now focused on building a campuswide network of compliance partners, director Cathy Trueba says.