Blank’s Slate

A Blog by UW–Madison Chancellor Becky Blank


UW and worker safety in Bangladesh

There’s a serious discussion taking place on colleges and university campuses over the issue of licensed apparel and the textile workers in Bangladesh. On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory collapsed, killing more than… Read More

Update on budget reductions

Back in October, I told you about a process that would allow us to plan for and implement anticipated state budget cuts. I asked our deans and directors to plan for these reductions in ways… Read More