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How can students, faculty and staff make personal contributions toward improving campus climate at UW–Madison? The Provost's Office will address that key question during "Days of Listening and Discovery," a new campus climate initiative.
As UW–Madison nears the midpoint of an initiative to increase faculty, staff and student diversity, progress and accountability have emerged as key issues. Both topics will be the focus of the third-annual Plan 2008 Campus Forum to be held 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, at Memorial Union. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in as many of the forum activities as possible and provide feedback, ideas, suggestions and support for diversity initiatives.
With a Ph.D. in counseling psychology, Kimberly James holds multiple roles at Counseling and Consultation Services. She counsels students who are experiencing trying times, manages a team of counselors, social workers and psychologists, and speaks to multicultural student groups to help them understand the resources available on campus.
UW-Madison Connections, a pilot program that offers students dual admission to UW–Madison and a UW Colleges campus, will expand next fall to include Madison Area Technical College.
Astrophysicists Keivan Stassun and Eric Wilcots are minorities working in an area of research and teaching in which minorities are underrepresented. But they say it doesn't have to be that way.
Academic units will begin using a systematic review process to ensure that faculty are paid fairly and equitably, Provost Peter Spear says.
Provost Peter Spear is expanding and reorganizing the duties of the associate vice chancellors in his office to better address campus priorities, including diversity and campus climate.
More than 5,000 UW–Madison students received their degrees during commencement weekend May 17-19. Transcriptions of Chancellor John Wiley’s remarks and the two…
Working effectively to create teaching and learning communities on and off campus has earned three UW–Madison academic units awards from the chancellor's office and the university's Creating a Collaborative Academic Environment.
Proposals to enhance peer mentoring and make possible a field trip to a major concert hall have been awarded 2002-03 Teaching Enhancement Grants at the university.
Provost Peter Spear recently finalized a policy that makes it easier for domestic partners to receive the same university privileges and services as spouses.
'Growing' teaching excellence has become a prime agenda item for UW–Madison's Teaching Academy. In keeping with the academy's mission, it will join the Division of Information Technology, General Library System, Provost's Office and Creating a Collaborative Academic Environment to present 'Life of a Teacher: An Invitation to Reflect' Tuesday, May 21.
UW System efforts to strengthen quality and increase efficiency have improved key measures of student success, a new report says.