Changes are coming in January to the travel program for all University of Wisconsin System employees. The program changes are intended to ease travel booking, improve traveler safety and comfort, and achieve cost efficiency.
Seeking to increase transparency and accessibility of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s revenues and expenditures, Chancellor Rebecca Blank asked staff to create the Budget in Brief, a slimmed-down booklet that breaks the university’s $2.9 billion annual budget into digestible chunks.
The Wisconsin Collaboratory for Enhanced Learning (WisCEL) is inviting faculty and staff interested in teaching active learning and technology-enhanced courses to apply for space during the fall 2015 semester by December 1.
Classified employees, graduate assistants and student employees are essential members of the campus community. We greatly appreciate what they do on a daily basis to help the university achieve its educational and research missions.
A committee reviewing the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s internal budget process is recommending a new model that would establish transparent, objective metrics to drive resource allocation decisions in the areas of instruction and research.
Robust internal communications are essential to a well-functioning workplace. An Administrative Process Redesign project recently completed a study of the issue on campus and is suggesting a set of improvements on behalf of UW employees.
A newly launched UW–Madison website seeks to fill a niche by giving students, staff and visitors digital access to information about and images of the public art they can see across campus. The Division of Facilities Planning and Management has partnered with an art history graduate student to create the site, which highlights UW–Madison public art that exists outside of a traditional gallery setting.
Jeanette Kowalik has been named the new director of prevention services and campus health initiatives at University Health Services (UHS), the student health clinic of the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Four unique electric “micro cars” are coming to UW–Madison soon, part of a new research project that aims to reduce the university’s carbon footprint, gather data and initiate more sustainability research among faculty members and students.
Jeffrey Novak, director of housing operations and residence life at the University of Central Florida, has been selected as the next director of University Housing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.