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State employee committee to meet on pay plan

December 17, 2019

In May, the Joint Committee on Finance approved the 2 percent increases, originally proposed by Gov. Tony Evers in his budget bill. The budget was adopted by the legislature in June and signed by Evers in July; the pay plan must also be approved by the Joint Committee on Employment Relations.

Facilities leader to take new role at University of Texas

December 11, 2019

“David’s leadership in difficult times was particularly valuable to all of us, helping ably steer the campus through several complex crises," says Laurent Heller, vice chancellor for finance and administration.

Dean of Students elevates bias response role, hires new assistant director

December 11, 2019

The university is making an additional investment in fostering a positive campus climate by making the bias response coordinator an assistant director in the Dean of Students Office. Jenna Hee-Jung Friedman has been hired for the position.

Aaron Bird Bear named UW–Madison’s first director of tribal relations

October 17, 2019

Bird Bear will work to foster strong ties between the 12 First Nations of Wisconsin and the university, and represent the UW–Madison Division of Extension leadership in collaborations with tribal communities.

Retirements lead to changes in research leadership posts

July 30, 2019

Nora Cate Schaeffer, professor of sociology, and Amy Wendt, professor of electrical and computer engineering, will join the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education on Aug. 19 as divisional interim associate vice chancellors for research.

Organizational structure, leadership posts announced for Student Affairs

July 23, 2019

The university’s vision for student-related services takes shape, with Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Lori Reesor announcing an organizational structure and key leadership posts for the units reporting to her.

Updated: UW–Madison response to reports of ICE activity on campus

July 12, 2019

Updated: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 13. On Friday, postings on social media began referencing reports of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activity on the UW–Madison…

Ackerman to lead as interim vice chancellor for research and graduate education

July 11, 2019

Steve Ackerman, who has served as associate vice chancellor for research in the physical sciences since 2012, will succeed Norman Drinkwater, who plans to retire.

Higher Learning Commission reaffirms UW–Madison’s accreditation

June 18, 2019

“Accreditation is incredibly important in assuring our students, their families and Wisconsin taxpayers that we are providing the best possible environment for academic success,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank.