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  • Photo: Sarah Mangelsdorf Mangelsdorf named UW-Madison provost April 10, 2014 Sarah Mangelsdorf, dean of Northwestern University’s Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences, has been named UW-Madison’s provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced today.
  • Photo: Downing Thomas Finalists announced for vice provost and dean of international studies April 9, 2014 The next leader of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Division of International Studies will be chosen from among two UW-Madison faculty members and one from the University of Iowa.
  • Research reorganization discussion to continue into May April 8, 2014 Campus conversations around a revised leadership structure for the university’s research enterprise will continue over the next month, University Committee member Jo Ellen Fair told the Faculty Senate Monday.
  • UW-Madison names new pharmacy dean March 21, 2014 Steven M. Swanson of the University of Illinois at Chicago has been chosen as the new dean of the School of Pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
  • Photo: Julie Underwood Public presentations scheduled for UW-Madison provost finalists March 13, 2014 Four finalists for provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will give public presentations starting March 24.
  • Educational Innovation director candidates to give public presentations Feb. 20, 2014 Three finalists for the newly created position of Educational Innovation director will give public presentations on campus next week.
  • Photo: Paul Evans Evans, who led University Housing renewal and growth, to retire Feb. 6, 2014 The longtime leader of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s housing division is retiring. Paul Evans has announced that he will step down in late May.
  • OpenBook website reports expenditure data Jan. 7, 2014 The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) last week launched the OpenBook Wisconsin website (openbook.wi.gov).
  • Photo: Classified staff Classified Staff Executive Committee gets organized Nov. 19, 2013 It was a historic moment as the newly elected UW–Madison Classified Staff Executive Committee met for the first time Thursday in Bascom Hall.
  • Search for next UW-Madison provost gets underway Nov. 7, 2013 A committee to help select the next provost of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has begun its work, with a new provost expected to be in place sometime during the spring semester.
  • Photo: Rebecca Blank Blank speaks to Faculty Senate about challenges and opportunities Oct. 8, 2013 Chancellor Rebecca Blank on Monday spoke to the Faculty Senate about critical issues facing UW–Madison including the need to ensure financial stability at an institutional level, improve relations with legislators, and shrink the pay gap with our peers.
  • Photo: Derek Hei Blank leads off University Roundtable fall series Oct. 9 Oct. 1, 2013 The 2013 Fall University Roundtable series kicks off Oct. 9 with a presentation by Chancellor Rebecca Blank about the future of UW-Madison.
  • Photo: Lea Jacobs Lea Jacobs named associate dean for arts and humanities Sept. 17, 2013 Lea Jacobs is still getting used to trekking between her familiar office in Vilas Hall and her new one on the third floor of Bascom Hall. The walk is worth it. Since being named associate dean for the arts and humanities in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School, Jacobs has enjoyed many new opportunities for faculty and student engagement.
  • Finalists announced for director of Chancellor’s Scholars Sept. 3, 2013 A longtime UW-Madison administrator, a physicist and former engineering professor, a university leader with a background as a high school principal in Kenya, and a scholar of religion and social justice are among the finalists hoping to lead the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Chancellor’s Scholars and Powers-Knapp Scholars Programs.
  • Blank begins statewide outreach in Milwaukee Aug. 16, 2013 Rebecca Blank is building bridges across Wisconsin. A top priority of the new University of Wisconsin-Madison chancellor is strengthening relationships with UW System colleagues, with the governor and state legislators, with community leaders and with alumni.
  • Campus prepares for OpenBook website Aug. 6, 2013 UW–Madison is continuing to gather information for the state’s upcoming OpenBook Wisconsin website, which will provide a searchable database of expenditures exceeding $100 from all state agencies, including UW–Madison and the UW System.
  • Photo: Ruby Paredes Sims, Paredes to take on new diversity responsibilities July 31, 2013 As Damon Williams departs from his position as the University of Wisconsin-Madison's chief diversity officer, two campus figures involved in efforts to create a more inclusive university will help guide its diversity initiatives over the next year.
  • Photo: Kevin Reilly Reilly announces departure as UW System president July 30, 2013 For nine years, Kevin Reilly demonstrated his passion for education as UW System president. Today (Tuesday), Reilly announced that he will step down as president to serve as a presidential advisor for leadership with the American Council on Education, and also return to teaching.
  • Photo: Kevin Reilly Statement of Chancellor Rebecca Blank on the resignation of Kevin Reilly July 30, 2013 Kevin Reilly's commitment to higher education has had a tremendously positive impact on our state.
  • Photo: Raymond Taffora Taffora named to lead UW-Madison legal team July 30, 2013 Raymond P. Taffora, a former chief deputy attorney general at the Wisconsin Department of Justice, has been selected as vice chancellor for legal affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.