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Employees encouraged to prepare for the transition to a biweekly payroll schedule

May 13, 2021

Most of the changes employees will see on their paychecks will happen automatically. However, it is important that employees understand the changes and how they affect their paycheck amounts.

New director leads major changes in campus human research protection program

May 6, 2021

Gretchen Anding is implementing steps that will allow for greater collaboration, consistency and communication in the compliance process.

Five-year review begins for Graduate School dean

April 22, 2021

Bill Karpus became the first dean of the Graduate School following the restructuring of the UW–Madison research and graduate education enterprise in 2015.

Wendt appointed associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences

April 20, 2021

“My unintended role as a trailblazer has led to a career-long pursuit of diversity in STEM,” says Wendt, a professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Changes to campus events policy

March 3, 2021

Effective March 8, the new campus events policy will allow up to 50 people to gather indoors and up to 150 people outdoors.

Legal Affairs search seeks new vice chancellor

February 16, 2021

The vice chancellor for legal affairs is the chief legal officer of the university. Reporting to the chancellor, the vice chancellor serves as senior counselor to the chancellor and other senior university officials, and is a member of the chancellor's executive leadership team.

Employees encouraged to take time off for well-being

February 9, 2021

Many employees have been deferring time off because they could not travel, spend time with family and friends, or get away from managing pandemic-related issues. But time off from work at regular intervals is important.

Payroll schedule and benefits deductions changes coming in 2021

February 2, 2021

Beginning in April, employees who are currently paid biweekly will have most deductions for benefits split evenly over the first two biweekly paychecks each month. Beginning in July, employees who are paid monthly will be moved to a biweekly pay schedule.

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.