In my annual address to the Regents today, I discussed five goals – areas where we are working to expand our programs and reputation — and talked about the resources and strategies needed to meet… Read More
Chancellor Blank, Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber, Rutgers University President Robert Barchi are urging U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to do all she can to prevent the proposed withdrawal of federal agency protections for… Read More
Chancellor Blank addressed students and the UW community at a Oct. 29 vigil for the victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting. Her prepared remarks are below. Thank you for being here. It is… Read More
About 400 people gathered at Union South on Feb. 24 for “Moving Forward: Conversations on Racial and Ethnic Diversity.” Many were undergraduates, but there were also a good number of graduate students, faculty and staff… Read More
An important national discussion is occurring around race and higher education. We are in conversation with students of color on our campus and across the country, who are raising valid points about climate, diversity and… Read More
Chancellor Rebecca Blank issued a statement Friday in response to Thursday’s final meeting of the Joint Committee on Finance. The 2015-17 state budget next goes to the full Assembly and Senate. “I am disappointed that… Read More
Chancellor Rebecca Blank recently wrote an op-ed for the Chronicle of Higher Education about proposed changes to tenure in Wisconsin. Read the full piece.
Chancellor Rebecca Blank emailed this statement to UW-Madison faculty on June 7.
Last week, I shared my concerns with you about the forthcoming state budget and its implications for our university. On Tuesday, Gov. Scott Walker released his budget plan for the UW System and as expected,… Read More
By now, you’ve read all of the basketball stories about the Badgers—their perseverance in the face of adversity, Coach Ryan’s first Final Four, and even the burgeoning broadcasting career of Nigel Hayes. You also know… Read More