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Jonathan Levine to become dean of UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine

April 1, 2024

At Texas A&M, Levine has served as professor and head of small animal clinical sciences. His time there has given him an in-depth understanding of what it takes to build an impactful research and care program in an academic veterinary school, as well as an appreciation of the importance of fostering an inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives.

UW–Madison Public Records Custodian Julie Laundrie on the importance of Sunshine Week

March 11, 2024

March 10-16 is national Sunshine Week, which was first established in 2010 to raise awareness of the importance of the Freedom of Information Act and the importance of government transparency.

Political scientist and former UW–Madison Chancellor Bernard Cohen dies at 97

January 10, 2024

Bernard Cecil Cohen, a prominent political scientist and influential author who spent 30 years at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in a variety of academic and administrative roles, including one year as acting chancellor.

Search begins for next School of Education dean

January 9, 2024

A search is underway for the next dean of the School of Education to lead the school's academic and executive affairs at one of the nation's most prominent schools of education. Listening sessions on Jan. 16 and 17 will give community members the opportunity to provide input and ask questions. The application for full consideration is March 18.

Regents support legislative compromise resolution

December 14, 2023

The Board of Regents approved by an 11-6 vote an agreement between the Universities of Wisconsin and state legislative leadership that moves forward critical priorities of UW campuses across Wisconsin, including the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Regents vote against legislative compromise resolution

December 12, 2023

On Dec. 9, the Board of Regents voted against a resolution that would have endorsed a compromise proposal between the Universities of Wisconsin, UW–Madison and legislative leadership.

Campus community invited to listening sessions on recruitment for vice chancellor for research

December 7, 2023

Formerly known as the vice chancellor for research and graduate education, the vice chancellor for research will have an enhanced focus on UW–Madison’s research enterprise. The campus community is invited to attend an upcoming virtual listening session as the search and screen committee begins the recruitment process.

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.

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.

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.