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WISCAPE Events

Wed
Apr
15
This public discussion between civic business leaders, Wisconsin legislators and staff, members of the UW System Board of Regents, UW staff, and campus shared governance leaders, will address the UW System budget issues and the significant challenges ahead.
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Mar
12
Join us for a public discussion with Professors Sara Goldrick-Rab and Steven Durlauf about President Obama’s plan to offer students free tuition for two years at community college.
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
Wisconsin Idea Room (159) Education Building
Mon
Mar
09
Join WISCAPE for a conversation with Rick Legon, president of the Association of Governing Boards, about the current higher education policy environment in Wisconsin and its implications for board governance.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
245 Education Building
Mon
Mar
02
Join WISCAPE for a discussion and Q&A with Barbara Gellman-Danley, president of the Higher Learning Commission, about the challenges and trends in voluntary accreditation.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
198 Education Building
Mon
Mar
02
Join WUD Society & Politics and the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a panel discussion followed by audience Q&A on the proposed state biennial budget, focusing on the proposed changes in funding and structure to the UW System.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varsity Hall Union South
Mon
Feb
09
Join us for a WISCAPE brown bag conversation with Terry Hartle to discuss how actions in D.C. impact colleges and universities here in Wisconsin.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 290 Education Building
Tue
Dec
09
Upward Bound was one of the original federal Great Society programs of the 1960s and remains the single largest college access program in the country. Join Douglas Harris by webcast as he discusses his new working paper, co-authored by Alan Nathan and Ryne Marksteiner, that takes a look at the program fifty years later.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thu
Dec
04
At this WISCAPE brown bag, Nicholas Hillman, an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy analysis, will discuss the importance of geography for college opportunity and “education deserts” -- communities across the country where there are few public alternatives nearby for place-bound students to enroll in college.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 198 Education Building
Mon
Nov
17
Join the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) for its 10th annual policy summit, titled Maximizing Return on Educational Investment: Preserving Access, Promoting Completion, Protecting Quality, with keynote speakers Dr. Joni Finney and Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab.
12:00 pm Monday, Nov. 17 - 12:30 pm Tuesday, Nov. 18
Thu
Oct
16
This day-long forum, hosted by WISCAPE and UW-Oshkosh, will share voices and perspectives on the future of public regional comprehensive universities in Wisconsin.
8:30am - 4:30pm
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