Chancellor Blank’s Archived Blog 2013-2022

A Blog by UW–Madison Chancellor Becky Blank


Some personal news

I want to let you know that I will be leaving UW–Madison at the end of this academic year to assume the presidency at Northwestern University. I will have served as Chancellor at UW–Madison for… Read More

Looking back at Sept. 11

Probably anybody over the age of 30 has memories of September 11, 2001. I was teaching a class that morning. I walked back to my office to see everybody clustered around a radio. Someone said… Read More

Thanks and looking ahead

The following message from Chancellor Blank was sent to UW–Madison faculty, university and academic staff on May 19. To our employees, Nearly two weeks ago, I had the chance to look out at our assembled… Read More