In honor of Barry Alvarez’s last day before retiring, red accent lighting illuminated the exterior of Bascom Hall and terrace plantings on June 30.
Florence Bascom was proud of her father John Bascom because he was a strong early advocate for women in academia. She proposed renaming University Hall in her father’s honor, and on June 22, 1920, a formal dedication took place.
“Our campus community owes a debt of gratitude to these employees for leaning in and figuring out how to get things done at such a difficult time."
The employee, Roberto Vergara, began working at the university in September of 2009. He was employed in custodial services for the university’s Division of Facilities Planning & Management.
David Darling, director of the Facilities Management and Operations Center for Sandia National Laboratories, has been named associate vice chancellor for facilities planning and management at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.