State of the University – 2020

Faculty Senate – State of the University Mon Oct 5, 2020 3:30 p.m.   Welcome.  Thank you for your leadership and partnership in this extraordinarily difficult semester.  I know that you’re balancing these responsibilities with… Read More

State of the University address

As prepared for delivery to the UW-Madison Faculty Senate, 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 7, Bascom Hall. Welcome. I want to thank all of the Senators and alternates for your service and dedication to shared governance…. Read More

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