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University Boards and the New Normal
Join WISCAPE for a conversation with Jane Wellman, executive director of the National Commission on College and University Board Governance, about the the changing nature of higher education governing boards in the United States.
- 5:30 PM
The State of Hip Hop Studies in Higher Education in the US and Across the Globe featuring Samy Alim
Alim is an associate professor in the social sciences, humanities, and Interdisciplinary Policy Studies at Stanford University.
- 7:30 p.m.
Wisconsin HOPE Lab Launch Reception
The Wisconsin HOPE Lab will hold a reception at the Madison Public Library, 201 W. Mifflin St., at 5:30 p.m. on May 5 to celebrate its launch and give the public a chance to learn more about what the lab is all about.
Immaterial Labor Workshop with Christopher Newfield
Professor Christopher Newfield, author of "Unmaking the Public University," will lead a workshop where he will discuss his proposal for a semi-autonomous restructuring of humanities and social sciences departments at large, public research universities. This event is part of the ongoing A.W. Mellon Workshop on Immaterial Labor. WISCAPE is helping organize Professor Newfield's visit.
- 6:00 pm
The Black Revolution on Campus
Join Martha Biondi for a discussion of her book, "The Black Revolution on Campus."
Helen C. White
WISCAPE Graduate Student Research Talk
Join the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) for a talk with graduate students Turina Bakken and Drew Anderson, who will discuss their current research.
- 1:00 PM
Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties
Join WISCAPE for a discussion with author Matthew Levin.
- 5:00 PM
Coffee and Conversation with LSU President F. King Alexander
Join WISCAPE for coffee and conversation with Louisiana State University President and Chancellor F. King Alexander. Dr. Alexander will share his thoughts on Obama's proposed "College Scorecard" and ratings system as well as the need for more federal oversight of higher education.
- 10:00 AM
A Critical Analysis of Teach for America’s Impact on PK-21 Education
Join WISCAPE for a critical analysis of Teach For America, including a discussion about its impact on schools of education, school districts, teachers, and students.
- 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Idea Room (159)
Tuition and Aid: The Good, Bad and Ugly
Did you know that tuition was not always a major source of revenue for public colleges and universities? Today, however, tuition and fees account for almost half of revenue at many public, degree-granting institutions. Why the change?
- 1:30 pm
Wisconsin Idea Room (159)
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