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Recipients of the Outstanding Contributor Awards are the assistant vice chancellor for business services, the director of the Administrative Services Unit in the Office of Human Resources, and an assistant chief of the UW Police Department.
“This new policy formalizes efforts that have been under way on our campus to ensure that we have facilities in place to make everyone feel safe and welcome,” says Laurent Heller, vice chancellor for finance and administration.
Each summer, many first-year Badgers from other countries arrive several weeks early to take part in the International Student Summer Institute. It’s a way for them to ease into American university life while taking an intensive course in English as a Second Language.
The analysis, conducted by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, ranks UW–Madison 27th in the world and 19th in the U.S. That’s up one spot internationally from last year and two spots nationally.
A cross-divisional team has been working since the beginning of the year to develop an online library for all university-wide policies, for which there is currently no single location for curating, searching and accessing them.
Ho-Chunk President Wilfrid Cleveland's hope is that the plaque will "be a spark ... to learn about the Ho-Chunk people and the sacredness we hold for this land.”
Q & A with the departing UW–Madison provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Sarah Mangelsdorf, who will become president of the University of Rochester, has provided strong leadership and driven core initiatives.
Following a year away from Madison on a national fellowship, former Dean of Students and Vice Provost for Student Life Lori Berquam will become executive vice president of academic and student affairs at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona.
Nearly 100 people packed a room on the UW–Madison campus, appropriately overlooking the world’s best-studied lake, Lake Mendota. They were there to think about and to talk about water.
Extraordinary members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been honored during the last year with awards supported by the estate of professor, U.S. senator…
Christina Olstad comes to Madison with nearly two decades of experience in higher education administration, housing and residence life, crisis response and staff development, most recently at Towson University in Maryland. She’ll begin her new role on July 1.
James Henderson, a 40-year higher education veteran, is the retired chief academic officer of the UW System. Prior to coming to Wisconsin, he served as provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
“Our academic staff members bring the university’s mission to life with their dedication, creativity and world-class intellect,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “They inspire our students, strengthen the work of their colleagues, and ensure that the Wisconsin Idea extends far beyond our campus and our state.”
Cluster hires foster collaborative research, education and outreach by creating new interdisciplinary areas of knowledge that cross the boundaries of existing academic departments.
The project, in collaboration with the Census Bureau, looks at the median earnings of grads — by area of study and degree level — one, five and 10 years after graduating.
The successful candidate will succeed Sarah Mangelsdorf, who is leaving at the end of the 2018–19 academic year to assume the presidency of the University of Rochester.
Vice Provost and Dean of the International Division Guido Podestá and Dean of the School of Pharmacy Steve Swanson have received feedback on the results of their reviews and have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.