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Events

WISCAPE organizes, sponsors, and co-sponsors events and programs that showcase and promote discussion about the latest postsecondary education issues, trends, and research. Events are most often free and open to the public, but are occasionally offered by invitation only or with a registration fee.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

Katherine Cramer Walsh discusses public perceptions of the University of Wisconsin-Madison during a WISCAPE brown bag forum.

 

Moving Wisconsin Forward: Reinvesting in the UW System

Join UW System President Ray Cross, WISCAPE's Nicholas Hillman, and other education experts for a nonpartisan, interactive community conversation among citizens concerned about the UW’s future.
Date
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Time
7:00 PM
Location
Madison Memorial High School 
Address
201 S Gammon Rd.
Madison WI
Description
What can we do to keep the University of Wisconsin strong in a time of funding cuts and tuition freezes?
 
Join UW System President Ray Cross, professors, lawmakers, and other education experts for a nonpartisan, interactive community conversation among citizens concerned about the UW’s future. There will be short presentations on each topic, followed by a panel discussion and audience questions.

Featured speakers include:
  • Donald Moynihan, director, La Follette School of Public Affairs (opening remarks)
  • UW System President Ray Cross
  • Rep. Dianne H​esselbein
  • Former Sen. Dale Schultz
  • Nicholas Hillman, associate professor, UW-Madison
  • Mariam Coker, student, UW-Madison
  • Gwyn Guenther, Wheeler Report (moderator)
The forum is sponsored by Team Gold, a west-side Madison neighborhood team​; the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE); the La Follette School of Public Affairs; Kiefer Law Office LLC; and Paula Bonner, WAA President and Chief Alumni Officer.
 
This event is free and open to the public!

Video of this discussion is available on​ the WisconsinEye website. 
Contact
Jason Lee
jason.lee@wisc.edu
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