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Tue
Jul
19
WISCAPE Managing Director Noel Radomski delivered a presentation to 25 young African leaders visiting UW-Madison for ​a six week academic and leadership institute as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and hosted here by the African Studies Program.
Fri
Jul
15
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman spoke about student loan debt and Hillary Clinton’s new higher education proposals during an appearance Thursday, July 14, on “All Sides with Ann Fisher,” a public affairs talk show on WOSU public radio in Ohio. The segment that included Hillman was called, “Student Debt: What Led To It, How Students Can Plan For Affordable Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, and is an affiliate of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE).
Fri
Jul
08
We are thrilled to announce that, effective July 1, the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE) is integrated into the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The center is now part of ELPA’s Higher, Postsecondary and Continuing Education (HPCE) program.
Fri
Jul
08
An article in the New York Times outlining Hillary Clinton's proposals for higher education notes ​that Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander, a WISCAPE affiliate, had ​​​consulted with the campaign on ​a plan to impose a state matching requirement for federal funding.
Thu
Jul
07
The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed Marybeth Gasman, co-author with Clifton Conrad of Educating a Diverse Nation: Lessons from Minority-Serving Institutions, about the book, which looks at the successful practices of minority-serving institutions to benefit majority-white institutions with increasingly diverse student bodies.
Thu
Jun
30
Eric Giordano, the director of the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service (WIPPS) and a WISCAPE affiliate, explained how the institute is coping with a loss of UW System funding in a recent Wausau Daily Herald article.
Tue
Jun
28
WISCAPE Director Noel Radomski was quoted in a Capital Times article discussing the implications of the Supreme Court's recent ruling​ on affirmative action ​for practices at UW-Madison.
Mon
Jun
27
A new article by UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman examining the importance of geography when it comes to opportunities in higher education was recently published by the American Educational Research Journal (AERJ). The report is titled, “Geography of College Opportunity: The Case of Education Deserts.” AERJ is the American Educational Research Association’s flagship journal. Hillman writes that "this study finds that the number of local colleges varies along lines of race and class. ... These can result in education deserts, or places where opportunities richly available for some communities are rare (or even nonexistent) in others.”
Fri
Jun
24
The New York Times recently published an article headlined, “How Public Universities Are Addressing Declines in State Funding.” The Times reports how it asked "three top educators about potential solutions to the funding problems" -- and among those interviewed was UW-Madison's Clifton Conrad, a Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor and a faculty member in the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.
Thu
Jun
23
Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander, a WISCAPE affiliate, is featured in an episode of HBO’s “Vice” that will air this coming Friday.
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