Syndicated to: Chancellor.wisc.edu
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Antwerp in ceremonies held in Belgium, today, Wednesday, April 2.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison will require all of its licensees that source, produce or purchase goods in Bangladesh to sign and comply with the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh for the production of UW goods.
Four finalists for provost of the University of Wisconsin–Madison will give public presentations starting March 24.
The ad hoc working group exploring the feasibility of reorganizing the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s research and graduate education structure has completed its draft report and found that a proposed dual leadership structure is viable and will provide the university with its best opportunities to attract both new revenue streams and effective leadership.
UW-Madison should develop a budget model that aligns resources with the university’s core missions, rewards innovation and provides flexibility necessary to accommodate change and growth, a campus committee is recommending.
Today is my first day on the job as president of the University of Wisconsin System. As I told the Regents earlier this month at their February board meeting, I am overwhelmed by everyone’s kind reception. I am truly pleased and humbled to have been selected for this position, and I do not take the responsibility or trust placed in me lightly (although I hope you find that I do take myself lightly).
Capping a three-month search, three finalists have been named in the University of Wisconsin–Madison's effort to identify a leader for D2P (Discovery to Product), the new partnership between the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) and the university to boost campus entrepreneurism.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has regained the distinction as the nation's top producer of current Peace Corps volunteers, with 90 alumni serving overseas.
UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank presented the full Board with an overview of the state of the university in the first meeting hosted by the campus since she took over leadership in July.
February 5, 1849: Twenty young men gather in a small brick building near the State Capitol for the University of Wisconsin's inaugural class.
After an almost 13-year stint leading the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s vast research and graduate education enterprise, Vice Chancellor for Research and Dean of the Graduate School Martin Cadwallader announced today he is stepping down from the post to return to the faculty.
University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is in Washington, D.C., today (Thursday, Jan. 16) with a set of initiatives to strengthen the university's commitment to making college accessible to low-income students.
During a visit with UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank today, AT&T Wisconsin State President Scott T. VanderSanden announced a $35,000 AT&T donation to support UW–Madison’s PEOPLE (Pre-College Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence) program and help underserved students prepare for and successfully complete higher education.
Here is a statement from University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank on the appointment of Ray Cross as the new UW System president:
As the fall semester draws to a close, so does the first round of engagement sessions aimed at formulating UW–Madison’s new draft framework for diversity.
Members of the campus community will have an opportunity to say what qualities they would like to see in the next provost at a town hall meeting Dec. 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Union South.
University of Wisconsin–Madison senior Drew Birrenkott has been awarded a 2014 Rhodes Scholarship. He joins an elite group of students that have received one of the top honors in higher education.
The research advances at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Hancock Agricultural Research Station are keeping vegetable growers on the cutting edge of the industry, producers told Chancellor Rebecca Blank during a tour of the facility Tuesday.
For the second year in a row, funding will be reallocated to a Critical Compensation Fund aimed at offering targeted salary increases to UW–Madison faculty and staff.