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Mon
Apr
18
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman recently co-authored a blog post for the Brookings Institution's website titled, “Where you live rather than what you know? The problem with education deserts." The post, for Brookings' The Brown Center Chalkboard blog, explores how geography affects educational equity and opportunity.
Sat
Apr
16
A book co-authored by UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad was translated into Chinese and re-published by the Peking University Press. The book, originally published in 1993, is titled, “A Silent Success: Master's Education in the United States.” Conrad is a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis. He is also an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Tue
Apr
12
A recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education references a paper authored by Robert Kelchen, a WISCAPE affiliate, with Luke J. Stedrak. Both Kelchen and Stedrak are assistant professors at Seton Hall University.
Tue
Apr
12
UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad was quoted in a recent New York Times article headlined, “Chicago State, a Lifeline for Poor Blacks, is Under Threat Itself.” Chicago State University, a public institution, is facing a budget shortfall that may force it to close. A predominantly African American school on Chicago’s South Side, Chicago State has received zero dollars in state funding since last July.
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.”
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