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Statement from UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank on selection of Jay Rothman as next UW System presidentJanuary 21, 2022
Congratulations to Jay Rothman on becoming the next president of the University of Wisconsin System. His experience working with the business community in Wisconsin, as well his relationships with state and local leaders, will be a tremendous asset. Jay will bring a fresh perspective to higher education and I look forward to collaborating with him on making the UW System even better.
The site includes a prospectus for the position, a timeline for the search, details about the Search and Screen Committee, information about UW–Madison and the Madison community, and other details for the campus community and stakeholders.
Statement of UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank on UW System President Tommy Thompson’s resignationJanuary 7, 2022
“He has been an extraordinary advocate for our students, faculty and staff over these past 18 months, as he has been for the state of Wisconsin over his many decades of public service," Chancellor Blank said.
“Stratatech is an excellent example of the innovative ideas coming out of UW–Madison and universities across the state,” Evers said.
Sunday’s winter commencement ceremony marked a sweet return to an in-person celebration at the Kohl Center following a one year pause and a virtual winter commencement in December of 2020 due to COVID-19.
Milner came to UW–Madison in 1988 as a postdoctoral researcher in biochemistry and went on to build a 33-year career on campus, mostly in academic administration.
“Seeing this flag raising gave me a sense of pride in my nationality,” said Silas Cleveland, a UW–Madison student and Ho-Chunk Nation member. “I really hope this is the start of new beginnings and that it brings with it a stronger relationship with the Ho-Chunk Nation.”
The chancellor is responsible for determining if classes will be canceled or postponed, or some university services suspended, based on the safety and welfare of students, faculty and staff.
Gyasi, whose book “Transcendent Kingdom” uses fiction to explore the very real issues of race, immigration, science, faith and family, will speak Nov. 3 at Memorial Union’s Shannon Hall.
Graduates of spring, summer and winter 2020 swarmed Camp Randall Stadium Saturday for festivities scheduled after the pandemic prevented a traditional commencement when they received their degrees.
$175 million commitment helps launch UW–Madison School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences, support transformative missionSeptember 17, 2021
The new facility will be a hub for the bustling tech ecosystem in Wisconsin, fostering academic research, supporting booming student interest, and hosting collaborations with industry and community partners.
Many of the students in attendance said they are ready to put the pandemic behind them as much as possible, and that they’re thrilled to be able to attend in-person classes and events.
Chris McIntosh, a decorated student-athlete who captained two of the most celebrated teams in Badgers history, has been named to the post of director of athletics.
Nancy Lynch, who has served as deputy to the vice chancellor since 2013, will succeed Raymond Taffora as the chief legal officer of the university, heading the Office of Legal Affairs and Office of Compliance.
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Laurent Heller, who joined the university in 2016, is leaving this summer to take a similar role at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank has been named a 2021 Distinguished Fellow by the American Economic Association, an honor established in 1965 to recognize the lifetime research contributions of distinguished economists from the United States and Canada.
The award recognizes and honors a member of the Greater Madison community who has made outstanding contributions to campus-community partnership initiatives.
The campaign is named for the first known African American woman and man to graduate from UW–Madison, Mabel Watson Raimey and William Smith Noland.