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Paul DeLuca, former provost and physicist, dies at 79

November 1, 2023

As a faculty member and administrator, DeLuca championed the School of Medicine and Public Health and helped shape UW–Madison's research enterprise.

New vice provost for UW–Madison Libraries chosen

October 31, 2023

Erla P. Heyns comes to UW–Madison with a national reputation for leadership in mentoring and extensive experience in university library administration.

UW Arboretum Director Karen Oberhauser announces retirement

October 25, 2023

Since 2017, Oberhauser has strengthened ties between the Arboretum and several university departments, established an Arboretum fellowship program for graduate students and grew citizen science programming and partnerships.

Hess announces decision to step down as School of Education dean

October 3, 2023

Diana Hess, dean of UW's School of Education since 2015, will return to the faculty in summer 2024, leaving a legacy of growth, excellence and innovation at one of the nation’s most prominent schools of education.

Two deans reappointed after 5-year reviews

July 18, 2023

Grainger Dean of the College of Engineering Ian Robertson and Division of Extension Dean Karl Martin have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.

Diana Harvey named inaugural vice chancellor for strategic communication

July 6, 2023

A Badger parent with more than 20 years of leadership experience at top universities, Diana Harvey has been appointed to lead the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s marketing and communications efforts in inaugural role.

Markel announces decision to step down as veterinary school dean

July 1, 2023

During his tenure as dean, Mark D. Markel has led the state’s only veterinary school through an era of unprecedented growth.

La Tarte selected as DAPIR vice provost

May 30, 2023

Allison La Tarte has been selected as the vice provost for Data, Academic Planning & Institutional Research at UW–Madison. La Tarte, who has been at UW–Madison since 2014, had been the interim associate vice provost of DAPIR since January of 2022. Before that, she was the associate director of institutional research.

Runge sees bioenergy hub as model for doing ‘big research’

May 9, 2023

A first-generation college student with roots in farming and forest products, Troy Runge is looking for ways university researchers can partner with industry to help solve the hardest problems and make the world a better place.

WIPAC and IceCube see leadership changes

September 7, 2022

Changes in leadership are coming to the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center, which houses UW–Madison's search for neutrinos and the light they can shed on events like exploding stars, gamma-ray bursts, black holes and neutron stars. Professor Kael Hanson will step back from his director role in October. Dr. Jim Madsen will serve as interim center director while Professor Albrecht Karle will lead the IceCube Upgrade Project.

Cramer named Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration

April 21, 2022

UW–Madison’s Office of the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration is responsible for the overall supervision of the university’s financial and administrative functions.

VandenBosch to step down as CALS dean in 2022

September 1, 2021

“We are enormously grateful for Kate’s leadership in CALS and across campus," Provost Karl Scholz said. "She is unflappable and wise, and under her leadership CALS has created a very bright future for the many stakeholders passionate about the college.”

LaVar Charleston named UW–Madison’s next chief diversity officer 

June 22, 2021

“It is with gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility that I take on this new role,” says Charleston, a clinical professor of higher education at UW–Madison who also completed two degrees here.

Wilcots named interim dean of Letters & Science

May 14, 2019

“Eric is a talented researcher and an experienced administrator – we’re excited to see him move into this role,” says outgoing Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf.