Blank’s Slate

A Blog by UW–Madison Chancellor Becky Blank


Fall 2019 Convocation Speech

As prepared for delivery, 1:30 pm., Sept. 3, Kohl Center: Good afternoon, new Badgers! Welcome to the University of Wisconsin in Madison. You are now students at one of the top public universities in the… Read More

Wisconsin Wanderings

As in previous summers, I want to tell you about a recent trip my husband Hanns and I took in Wisconsin. It was a short trip…we left Friday afternoon and were home by Saturday night…. Read More

Our Shared Future

On June 18, leaders of the Ho-Chunk Nation, as well as UW alumni and campus leadership joined together to dedicate a new plaque on Bascom Hill recognizing the land as the ancestral home of the Ho-Chunk,… Read More