March 13, 2023
Scholz says that there are many things that he will miss about Madison, but the most important is the dedication of the thousands of faculty and staff members who help the university fulfill its teaching, research and outreach mission.
January 17, 2023
The Provost Search and Screen Committee invites the UW–Madison community to share input on the search for the next provost during two listening sessions.
August 30, 2021
“The Monthly’s rankings are crafted to push institutions of higher learning to be engines of upward mobility, scientific progress, and democratic participation,” the magazine explains.
March 3, 2021
Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic forced many courses online last year, UW–Madison instructors have been investing great thought and effort into making their virtual classrooms engaging and inclusive.
November 18, 2020
Campus leaders are using the results from two just-completed student surveys — one for undergraduates and one for graduate students — to improve the student…
September 15, 2020
The updated calendar includes a long weekend from Friday, April 2, through Sunday, April 4. Under the previous calendar, spring break had been scheduled for March 27 through April 3.
May 28, 2020
The former interim dean, Eric Wilcots has championed a collaborative approach to decision-making and has consistently worked to advance the level of research and scholarship in the college.
November 4, 2019
The average time to complete their degree for 2018-19 bachelor’s degree recipients was 3.96 elapsed calendar years, the lowest since the university began actively tracking the measure in the 1980s and the first time the number has dropped below four years.
September 25, 2019
“Lynda Barry and Andrea Dutton are extraordinary scholars and we are thrilled about this recognition of their work," says Provost Karl Scholz. "We are enormously excited to see their remarkable contributions in the years ahead.”
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.
June 25, 2019
A cross-divisional team has been working since the beginning of the year to develop an online library for all university-wide policies, for which there is currently no single location for curating, searching and accessing them.
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.”
January 22, 2019
The successful candidate will succeed Sarah Mangelsdorf, who will depart at the end of the 2018-19 academic year to assume the presidency of the University of Rochester.
November 30, 2018
The naming honor was announced at an often emotional ceremony attended by about 350 people, many of them former scholarship recipients. They praised Lee’s leadership, vision and mentoring.
November 30, 2018
The participating institutions will work within “clusters” of four to 12 institutions to implement innovative and effective practices to advance student success on their campuses.
October 31, 2018
During the UW–Madison Diversity Forum, senior Kent Mok and recent graduate Miona Grae Short both spoke of the crucial role mentors and a sense of community have played in their college experiences.
October 17, 2018
For transfer students, the first months on a new campus can be like freshman year all over again. The brand-new Transfer Engagement Center helps make the transition easier by providing students of all backgrounds a place to study, get advising and build community.
June 19, 2018
Gene Purcell takes the lead at Wisconsin Public Media, which includes Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin Public Radio, as it transitions to a new division at UW–Madison reporting to the UW–Madison Provost.
March 1, 2018
All four deans have received feedback on the results of their reviews and all have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.
January 19, 2018
The National Survey of Student Engagement shows UW–Madison students gave high scores in the four areas of growth laid out in the Wisconsin Experience — intellectual curiosity, empathy and humility, relentless curiosity and purposeful action.