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Donohue to lead Wisconsin Energy Institute

November 23, 2021

Tim Donohue, a professor of bacteriology, has led the institute as interim director since 2017. WEI provides leadership in energy and clean technology research, scholarship, education and outreach.

Finalists chosen for associate vice chancellor for FP&M

October 26, 2021

Finalists for the facilities planning and management position will be on campus for interviews and presentations in the coming weeks.

Kyle Cranmer chosen to lead American Family Insurance Data Science Institute

October 21, 2021

Cranmer, a UW–Madison alumnus and executive director of the Moore-Sloan Data Science Environment at NYU, played a significant role in the discovery of the Higgs boson.

Blank to become president of Northwestern University

October 11, 2021

Chancellor Rebecca Blank will leave the University of Wisconsin–Madison at the end of the 2021-22 academic year to assume the presidency of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill.

States to lead Law School’s DEI initiatives

September 16, 2021

Michael States, who comes to UW from Ohio State, will serve as the Law School’s first associate dean of diversity, equity and inclusion — leading DEI initiatives with an emphasis on racial and social justice.

Torstveit to serve as interim Physical Plant leader

July 29, 2021

Cindy Torstveit, currently assistant director of capital planning in Facilities Planning & Management, will be responsible for maintaining safe and efficient facilities to meet the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors.

Employee Assistance Office to get new leader

July 13, 2021

Joshua Schiffman has been hired as the new director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Employee Assistance Office. Joshua Schiffman Schiffman currently serves on…

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.