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Legal Affairs Vice Chancellor Taffora to retire

January 12, 2021

Among the areas Raymond Taffora worked on during his tenure were the establishment of the Office of Compliance, faculty tenure policies, creation of a new Title IX program, and work on public records and First Amendment issues.

Pay plan increases and other wage changes to take effect in January

December 10, 2020

In January, UW–Madison will provide a 2 percent wage increase to employees under the 2019–2021 pay plan.

Second round of employee furloughs to begin in January

December 10, 2020

In order to address the continuing financial challenges UW–Madison is facing, Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced a second round of unpaid furlough for most employees in the first half of 2021.

2020-2021 Inclement Weather Notice

December 8, 2020

With the winter months upon us, UW–Madison’s Office of Human Resources reminds employees working on campus of inclement weather guidelines. During the pandemic, these guidelines apply to those who are working on-site, not to those working remotely.

October survey seeks employee input in spring plans

October 15, 2020

The survey asks how the university can support faculty and staff, whether they are already working on-site or will be at some future time. The survey also requests input on improvements in the campus response to COVID-19.

Chancellor, other top campus leaders to conduct Smart Restart YouTube events

August 17, 2020

A pair of Smart Restart updates, one focused on graduate students and the second for the full campus community, are set for Aug. 19 and Aug. 21. Panelists will include Chancellor Rebecca Blank and a group of vice chancellors and other officials.

Lonnie Berger to be associate vice chancellor in the social sciences

June 30, 2020

Berger will provide leadership for divisional area faculty recruitment and retention, grant matches, research center reviews, faculty awards and professorships, and fall competition awards.

Gittens to serve as UW–Madison’s interim chief diversity officer

June 25, 2020

“This is a crucial role on our campus at a time when continued progress on equity and inclusion is not only expected but essential,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “We are very fortunate to have someone with Dr. Gittens’ experience and skill to lead this effort."

Chief Diversity Officer Sims to depart for provost role in North Carolina

June 22, 2020

“We know there is much more to be done to increase the diversity of our university community," says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. "Patrick has been an important leader in these efforts. Our commitment is strong and will continue.”

New order aims to promote public safety in campus gathering spots

May 20, 2020

The university has adopted a new order to ensure public safety through physical distancing and related public health measures as campus prepares to reopen.

Noyes named vice provost for academic operations

May 19, 2020

Noyes will focus on administrative, operational, financial, and curricular matters, including coordination and augmentation of operational efficiencies of school and college interactions and communications with the Provost's Office.

Chancellor: UW plans for a safe return this fall

May 18, 2020

Chancellor Blank explains how the university will operate this fall to ensure students receive a full educational program while maintaining the safety of the campus community.