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Wed
Mar
15
UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman was quoted in a recent Daily Cardinal article discussing how the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) could offer a model for implementing performance-based funding in the UW System.
Wed
Mar
15
UW-Madison's Nicholas Hillman is quoted in an article from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about how Gov. Scott Walker's performance-based funding plan will affect different campuses across the UW System. In the budget plan from Walker, state funding for the UW System would be divided among the campuses by ranking the different schools against each other and considering performance factors such as average time to degree and overall graduation rates. Under this proposal from the governor, a report from Hillman finds that UW-Madison would be a winner, while UW-Milwaukee and UW-Parkside would lose out.
Wed
Mar
08
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Daily Cardinal article the requirement in Gov. Scott Walker’s 2017-’19 budget proposal that UW System schools establish pathways to three-year degrees.
Mon
Mar
06
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Wisconsin State Journal article discussing potential changes in UW-Madison’s higher education funding in response to Governor Walker’s state budget proposal.
Mon
Mar
06
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Daily Cardinal article discussing shifts in shared governance at UW-Madison.
Fri
Mar
03
Diverse Issues in Higher Education recently published a report examining how “some colleges and universities are taking bold steps to even the playing field when hiring and retaining female faculty and staff.” And among the experts Diverse turns to in putting this topic in perspective is UW-Madison’s Jerlando F.L. Jackson, the university’s Vilas Distinguished Professor of Higher Education. "Unpacking how these gaps continue to exist, albeit with some progress, requires both a close look at the institutions and individuals involved," Jackson tells Diverse Issues.
Tue
Feb
28
The expertise of the School of Education's Nicholas Hillman was recently featured in an article from the Capital Times newspaper that explores some of the responsibilities of higher education faculty members. The article is headlined: "UW faculty classroom hours don't tell the whole story, professor says." UW-Madison faculty taught in the classroom an average of 5.9 hours a week in the fall of 2015, the article states. But Hillman explains why those numbers are misleading.
Fri
Feb
24
UW-Madison’s Xueli Wang and her research team authored an intriguing new report that appears in the most recent edition of the journal Frontiers in Psychology. The article is headlined "A Nuanced Look at Women in STEM Fields at Two-Year Colleges: Factors That Shape Female Students' Transfer Intent." The report examines women's intent to transfer to a four-year program after starting STEM programs or courses at two-year colleges. Co-authors on the paper include Hsun-yu Chan, Sara Jimenez Soffa and Brett Ranon Nachman, a doctoral student with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Mon
Feb
20
A ​paper published by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) provides an overview of the public postsecondary education system in Wisconsin, by introducing readers to the various state-level stakeholders shaping and informing postsecondary education policy.
Thu
Feb
16
Last week, nine directors of leading centers for higher education released a statement for the presidential Task Force for Higher Education Reform chaired by Jerry Falwell, Jr. The statement, which is posted on the WISCAPE blog, outlines seven key challenges facing higher education and the role of the federal government in addressing these challenges.
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