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.
December 10, 2019
The vice provost for enrollment management provides leadership in planning, developing, executing and assessing a strategic undergraduate enrollment management plan for the university and is responsible for organizing and creating a vision for the Division of Enrollment Management.
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.
October 15, 2019
Kelley Harris, an experienced scientist, teacher, advisor and administrator, will lead UW–Madison’s largest centralized academic planning and decision-making resource for students who are exploring, undecided, and in transition.
October 4, 2019
Margaret Raymond, who has led the UW Law School since 2011, will return to the faculty. She says it is time to "let a new leader help chart the course for the Law School’s next decades.”
September 26, 2019
The program identifies and awards full-tuition scholarships to public high school students with extraordinary potential who may be overlooked in the traditional college selection process.
September 19, 2019
A 15-member search-and-screen committee, chaired by Professor of Biomedical Engineering Bill Murphy, will conduct a nationwide search to replace Marsha Mailick, who retired in 2018. Steve Ackerman is currently interim vice chancellor.
September 17, 2019
Zaeske, an experienced campus leader, teacher and researcher, will lead the division as its interim director. Outgoing Director John Baldacchino has assumed a role as professor of arts education in the Art Department.
September 5, 2019
The School of Computer, Data & Information Sciences is “a chance to create a strong ecosystem of innovation, to create jobs and bring significant recognition to Wisconsin as a place where entrepreneurs thrive,” says director Tom Erickson.
September 3, 2019
Karl Scholz, in an introductory message as UW–Madison’s new provost, says he is looking forward to working with deans, directors, department chairs, faculty and staff to recruit and retain outstanding people, enhance educational programs, and burnish the university’s standing in research.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
June 11, 2019
Q & A with the departing UW–Madison provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Sarah Mangelsdorf, who will become president of the University of Rochester, has provided strong leadership and driven core initiatives.
June 4, 2019
Following a year away from Madison on a national fellowship, former Dean of Students and Vice Provost for Student Life Lori Berquam will become executive vice president of academic and student affairs at Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona.
May 24, 2019
The award recognizes passion and commitment for innovation in bridging academia and industry and encouraging institutional leaders to apply technology to academic strategy.
May 10, 2019
“Karl has both a deep knowledge of our university’s strengths and the insight to understand where we can continue to grow and improve,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “As L&S dean, he has demonstrated the ability to lead through challenging times, to build effective relationships across campus and to tirelessly champion the value of higher education.”
May 6, 2019
Christina Olstad comes to Madison with nearly two decades of experience in higher education administration, housing and residence life, crisis response and staff development, most recently at Towson University in Maryland. She’ll begin her new role on July 1.