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The University of Wisconsin–Madison is building on the success of a recent forum to engage the campus community in a discussion about effective financial management practices and internal controls.
The new Guided Expense Tool (GET) for expense reimbursement submission is now available to all of campus. GET will become the primary campus tool for submitting expense reports during the course of the year.
To ensure the long-term success of the campus’ new email and calendaring system, project leaders have decided to slow the implementation of Microsoft Office 365 as plans for the conversion are evaluated.
Beginning March 1, UW–Madison will have access to a new portfolio of data center services and consultation, including co-located facilities, storage, backup and high-capacity networking.
UW-Madison should develop a budget model that aligns resources with the university’s core missions, rewards innovation and provides flexibility necessary to accommodate change and growth, a campus committee is recommending.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison is seeking applications and nominations for the position of director of University Housing.
The longtime leader of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s housing division is retiring. Paul Evans has announced that he will step down in late May.
The Charter Street Heating Plant is responsible for keeping the 65,000 people who work and study on campus in more than 300 buildings comfortable.
The UW–Madison Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards.
The Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) last week launched the OpenBook Wisconsin website (openbook.wi.gov).
As campus prepares for double-digit below zero temperatures early next week, employees are reminded to take extra precautions to prepare for the extremely cold weather.
Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration Darrell Bazzell provides updates on several VCFA and campuswide projects as 2013 comes to a close.
A new policy that will provide greater clarity and consistency surrounding the service of alcohol at University of Wisconsin–Madison events takes effect at the beginning of the spring 2014 semester.
Purchasing Services, in partnership with Administrative Process Redesign and as part of the Administrative Excellence initiative, has organized a team of facilities personnel from across campus to review and select a standard set of common-use products, including paper hand towels, toilet paper, plastic trash bags and cleaning solutions.
It’s the morning ritual parents know all too well. Waking the kids up. Getting them breakfast. Cajoling them into getting dressed. And then the magic trick of getting out the door – hopefully with both shoes on. No, it’s not easy. And it’s not any easier with more than one kid, however adorable. But the morning ritual is a little bit easier for some parents, thanks to expanded child care offerings by the Office of Child Care and Family Resources.
The Division of Recreational Sports wants your feedback on its facilities and is gauging interest on whether they need to be renovated or replaced.
Classified staff members will soon receive ballots for UW–Madison’s first-ever Classified Staff Executive Committee. Nine people will be elected from a field of 92 candidates, representing nearly 5,000 employees. Completed ballots must be returned or postmarked by Oct. 30.
The Camp Randall Sports Center, also known as the Shell, at UW–Madison remains closed as campus and state officials work together to determine the extent of damage caused by a ruptured water pipe.
Nominations for UW–Madison’s first-ever Classified Staff Executive Committee are being sought from classified staff members. Nine people will be elected, representing nearly 5,000 employees.
John Lease is serving as the interim secretary of the classified staff, a new position he began Aug. 19 and will hold through December.