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Thu
Apr
07
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski has returned from seven days at the University of Nizwa in Oman, where he helped design the university’s first workshop on campus governance. ​The workshop was attended by 230 faculty, department chairs, deans, and vice chancellors.
Wed
Mar
30
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski was quoted in the Wisconsin State Journal about Gov. Walker’s influence on public higher education in Wisconsin. Radomski said Walker’s impact “has been greater than any Wisconsin governor since Patrick Lucey merged UW-Madison with the rest of the System in the 1970s.”
Wed
Mar
30
UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad recently spoke with Marketplace for a report about Illinois’ funding cuts to its public universities. He notes how this move could harm traditionally under-represented students. Conrad is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Mar
28
Video from ​Jacob Gross's recent talk, "​Challenges of Former Foster Youth in Postsecondary Education," is now available on the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Mon
Mar
28
An article earlier this month by UW-Madison's Kathy Cramer appeared in the Capital Times and was headlined, “Wisconsin's rural consciousness: Exploring a place-based sense of injustice.” Cramer is a political science professor and director of the Morgridge Center for Public Service, which is administratively housed in the School of Education. The article is excerpted from the first three chapters of Cramer's, “The Politics of Resentment: Rural Consciousness in Wisconsin and the Rise of Scott Walker,” published by The University of Chicago Press in April.
Wed
Mar
16
Noel Radomski, director and associate researcher of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), ​was quoted in an article in WisBusiness, and in the Wisconsin State Journal about the new policies for UW System tenure, saying they are "largely on par with protections other universities offer.”
Fri
Mar
11
A recent book talk with Alice Dreger, hosted by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), focused on how social progress depends on the protection of academic freedom, prompting vigorous discussion among a diverse group of attendees, including UW faculty, staff, and students. Video from the discussion is now available via the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Wed
Mar
09
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomsk was quoted in a Badger Herald article about the benefits of a newly signed law in Wisconsin making distance learning more accessible.
Tue
Mar
01
​UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman is quoted in a Badger Herald article offering a critical look at ​the ​university’s plan to increase the amount of money it allocates for non-need based aid, commonly known as “merit aid.” Hillman says that this plan is “inconsistent with the mission of public universities.”
Tue
Mar
01
UW-Madison's Noel Radomski, director and associate researcher of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), ​was quoted in a Badger Herald article about the increasing number of Wisconsin high school students taking Advanced Placement (AP) tests.
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