Syndicated to: Vc.wisc.edu (VC for Finance and Administration)
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration
The 2022 UW–Madison Staff Climate Survey, open for responses April 12–May 3, seeks feedback on a wide range of topics, from remote work policies and compensation to workplace respect and diversity efforts.
Three finalists for vice chancellor for finance and administration will visit campus and make public presentations April 12, 14 and 15 at Union South. Laurent Heller, the previous vice chancellor, left UW–Madison in 2021 to take a similar role at Johns Hopkins University. Rob Cramer holds the position on an interim basis.
The UW–Madison Administrative Improvement Awards celebrated their 10th year of recognizing process redesign, process development and customer service innovations that resulted in improved efficiency, revenue, cost savings or service delivery.
The building will expand current shelving space that is nearing capacity for the storage of rare and distinctive research materials in preservation-level environmental conditions.
Survey participants will have an opportunity to share their experience with, and perception of quality for, eight categories of administrative services.
The award recognizes outstanding work in process redesign/development or customer service that has resulted in improved efficiency, new revenue channels, cost or time savings, improved service delivery, or other benefits.
Previous Vice Chancellor Laurent Heller left UW–Madison to take a similar role at Johns Hopkins University. Rob Cramer is serving as interim VCFA.
With more than 25 years of experience in facilities management, capital planning, facilities design and real estate services, she will provide leadership, supervision and oversight to one of the largest and most diverse divisions at UW–Madison.
As residence halls prepare to welcome back students, survey finds more than 92% plan to be vaccinatedJuly 12, 2021
“We’re pleased to see so many students choosing vaccination, which is the most effective way to prevent COVID-19,” says Jeff Novak, director of University Housing. “Having a highly vaccinated community helps protect everyone, including those who cannot be vaccinated.”
Rob Cramer to serve as UW–Madison’s interim associate vice chancellor of Facilities Planning & ManagementOctober 15, 2020
Cramer will lead FP&M’s extensive operations, projects and initiatives, and will play an important role in the campus response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The awards are for outstanding work in process, service and delivery redesign that increases efficiency, revenue channels or cost savings, or improves service delivery.
While an official ceremony recognizing the winners has been postponed, we present them here to honor their contributions and thank them for their many years of helping keep the university running efficiently.
“The increase in our minimum wage is a key part of our strategy for helping the university recruit and retain high-quality workers,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank.
The Employee Assistance Office (EAO) has expanded its services to include around-the-clock access to professional counselors for UW–Madison employees and household members experiencing personal or work-related concerns.
Visits from political candidates can enhance the educational experience. Academic departments and student groups may host candidates provided they follow campus policies.
“UW–Madison has long had a reputation for excellence,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “This ranking is one measure of the world-class education our faculty and staff provide students.”
“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.