Those Selfish PhD Candidates

April 3, 2013 | Blog

One of the most stunning moments in the recent Ed Talks Wisconsin came towards the end of a Friday night…

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Advice for Chancellor Blank from a UW Employee

April 3, 2013 | Blog

This afternoon I received the following email from a UW employee who, unlike myself, does not enjoy tenure and thus…

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On Process

March 20, 2013 | Blog

Paul Fanlund’s column today on the process through which Rebecca Blank was selected as chancellor raises some very important questions….

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UFAS Reaction to Appointment of Rebecca Blank as Chancellor

March 19, 2013 | Blog

This post is by Chad Goldberg, Professor of Sociology at UW-Madison and Vice President of United Faculty and Staff, the campus…

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Welcome, Chancellor Rebecca Blank

March 18, 2013 | Blog

This blog is called the Education Optimists and so it’s with great hope and the strong desire to be pleasantly surprised…

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Enrollment Management at UW-Madison: What Story Do the Numbers Tell?

March 11, 2013 | Blog

Working on some shared governance tasks this evening, and time with this data really got me thinking. For the first time,…

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In Support of Michael Schill, Candidate for Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 7, 2013 | Blog

I am not a nervous person, but I was sweating a bit as I waited more than an hour in…

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A Delicious Revenue-Generating Idea for UW-Madison

March 4, 2013 | Blog

This story in today’s New York Times made me happy because it emphasized an approach to revenue-generation consistent with the…

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Nick Jones: Candidate for UW-Madison Chancellor

February 26, 2013 | Blog

This post is the second in a series of four. It’s hard to say much about Nick Jones, candidate for…

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Kim Wilcox: Candidate for UW-Madison Chancellor

February 26, 2013 | Blog

PREFACE:There are four candidates for UW-Madison Chancellor. This week I will profile each of them, contributing information gleaned from “off…

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