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UW–Madison test-optional admissions policy extended through summer 2023

August 20, 2020

The move to a test-optional approach for at least two years reflects both an immediate response to disruptions caused by COVID-19 and a broader desire by the university to study over time how such a policy might alter the composition of its incoming classes.

New campus policies allow some in-person events and meetings to resume

August 14, 2020

As UW–Madison students return to campus for fall classes, new policies will guide how and where students and employees can gather for in-person events and meetings that fall outside of the formal classroom experience.

Employee leave policy updates

March 17, 2020

Here is new information about additional leave benefits being implemented by UW–Madison. These provisions apply to all UW–Madison employees except student hourly staff, for whom additional guidance will be provided in the coming days.

Full day of Showcase offers more sessions relevant to process, program improvement

March 10, 2020

Showcase, an annual event sponsored by the Office of Strategic Consulting April 15, has been extended to a full day and offers more programming — including 11 breakout sessions, a poster session, flash talks and keynote.

UW-Madison’s reaccreditation review underway

April 6, 2017

The university will document how it meets or exceeds the Higher Learning Commission’s criteria for mission, ethical conduct, educational quality, educational evaluation, and planning and resources.

Dean’s office, student conduct office split in reorganization

September 6, 2016

The Dean of Students Office has split into two separate departments: the Dean of Students Office and the Office of Student Conduct & Community Standards.

E-cigarettes, other changes covered by smoke-free policy updates

April 27, 2016

Current policy is silent on electronic smoking devices and many students and employees have requested clarification.

Funds provided for merit- and market-based raises

November 10, 2015

As part of an ongoing effort to support outstanding faculty and staff, UW–Madison will provide funds for merit- and market-based salary adjustments for some employees this academic year.