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WISCAPE Events

Mon
Mar
09
Join WISCAPE for a conversation with Rick Legon, president of the Association of Governing Boards, about the current higher education policy environment in Wisconsin and its implications for board governance.
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
245 Education Building
Mon
Mar
02
Join WISCAPE for a discussion and Q&A with Barbara Gellman-Danley, president of the Higher Learning Commission, about the challenges and trends in voluntary accreditation.
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
198 Education Building
Mon
Mar
02
Join WUD Society & Politics and the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a panel discussion followed by audience Q&A on the proposed state biennial budget, focusing on the proposed changes in funding and structure to the UW System.
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Varsity Hall Union South
Mon
Feb
09
Join us for a WISCAPE brown bag conversation with Terry Hartle to discuss how actions in D.C. impact colleges and universities here in Wisconsin.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 290 Education Building
Tue
Dec
09
Upward Bound was one of the original federal Great Society programs of the 1960s and remains the single largest college access program in the country. Join Douglas Harris by webcast as he discusses his new working paper, co-authored by Alan Nathan and Ryne Marksteiner, that takes a look at the program fifty years later.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Thu
Dec
04
At this WISCAPE brown bag, Nicholas Hillman, an assistant professor of educational leadership and policy analysis, will discuss the importance of geography for college opportunity and “education deserts” -- communities across the country where there are few public alternatives nearby for place-bound students to enroll in college.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Room 198 Education Building
Mon
Nov
17
Join the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) for its 10th annual policy summit, titled Maximizing Return on Educational Investment: Preserving Access, Promoting Completion, Protecting Quality, with keynote speakers Dr. Joni Finney and Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab.
12:00 pm Monday, Nov. 17 - 12:30 pm Tuesday, Nov. 18
Thu
Oct
16
This day-long forum, hosted by WISCAPE and UW-Oshkosh, will share voices and perspectives on the future of public regional comprehensive universities in Wisconsin.
8:30am - 4:30pm
Wed
Oct
08
Jay Rosner's research on test question selection adds an original perspective on test fairness, and his work with the National Association of Basketball Coaches has enhanced the affirmative action conversation. At this talk hosted by WISCAPE, we will not only delve into both topics--but will also connect them.
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Room 198 Education Building
Wed
Sep
24
At this talk hosted by the WISCAPE, UW-Madison's Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, professor of chemistry, will examine graduate education at major research institutions.
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 159 Education Building
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