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.
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.
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.
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.
December 13, 2022
A 17-member search and scren committee has formed to help identify a new provost and chief academic officer for UW–Madison.
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…
May 24, 2022
Diana Hess, dean of the School of Education and Karen A. Falk Distinguished Chair of Education, will become interim provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs on June 1, when Provost John Karl Scholz assumes the interim chancellor position.
February 2, 2022
UW–Madison’s director of student financial aid has worked to continue expanding access and affordability to Wisconsin students, and is a leader in policy, practice and funding for student financial aid.
November 11, 2021
Milner came to UW–Madison in 1988 as a postdoctoral researcher in biochemistry and went on to build a 33-year career on campus, mostly in academic administration.
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.
September 28, 2020
Proposals are encouraged for new outreach and public engagement activities that partner with community and off-campus organizations to extend and apply our research, education and clinical knowledge to help solve problems or take advantage of opportunities.
July 14, 2020
Extraordinary members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been honored during the last year with awards supported by the estate of professor, U.S. senator and UW Regent William F. Vilas (1840-1908).
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."
February 20, 2020
Derek Kindle, director of the Office of Student Financial Aid since 2016, will become vice provost for enrollment management. He has more than 18 years of experience in higher education and is active in national organizations.
October 10, 2019
The Press is now back on campus in a cost-saving move that also renders staff experts more readily accessible to campus partners.
September 20, 2019
“We’re seeing a very high demand for a UW–Madison education from students across the state, nation and globe,” says Provost Karl Scholz. “Our promise to these talented and creative students is a world-class experience at a top-ranked public institution that remains one of the best values in the country.”
August 29, 2019
“This new policy formalizes efforts that have been under way on our campus to ensure that we have facilities in place to make everyone feel safe and welcome,” says Laurent Heller, vice chancellor for finance and administration.
June 11, 2019
Q & A with the departing UW–Madison provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Sarah Mangelsdorf, who will become president of the University of Rochester, has provided strong leadership and driven core initiatives.
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.”
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.