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UW–Madison announces new office for data, academic planning and research

February 13, 2023

The Academic Planning and Institutional Research and the Office of Data Management & Analytics Services have joined to form the Office of Data, Academic Planning & Institutional Research.

Vice Provost for Libraries Lisa Carter accepts role at the University of Michigan

January 6, 2023

At UW–Madison, Carter helped lead organizational change efforts in the General Library System, including advocacy for improved diversity and inclusive practices within the Libraries.

Ombuds sought to fill vacancy

August 9, 2022

The Office of the Provost and the Ombuds Office are seeking an ombuds to begin service in December 2022. Based on current priorities, the team…

Through ripple effect, a UW employee’s weekly ritual helps others process pandemic losses

January 13, 2021

Every Thursday morning at 10, Omar Poler stops whatever he is doing and spends 10 minutes remembering — and honoring — the lives lost to COVID-19.

Gittens to serve as UW–Madison’s interim chief diversity officer

June 25, 2020

“This is a crucial role on our campus at a time when continued progress on equity and inclusion is not only expected but essential,” says Chancellor Rebecca Blank. “We are very fortunate to have someone with Dr. Gittens’ experience and skill to lead this effort."

L&S Dean Scholz to serve as university’s next provost

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.”

4 faculty chosen for next cohort of Diversity Liaison Project

May 3, 2019

Four faculty members have been chosen for the Diversity Liaison Project, which provides a hands-on approach to offering more opportunities for campus leaders to actively engage with matters of diversity, equity and inclusion and to implement best practices in the classroom and beyond.