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Mon
Dec
05
UW-Madison’s Clifton Conrad recently spoke with The Capital Times newspaper about President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education. In the report, Conrad says that Betsy DeVos’ track record of advocacy for charter schools for elementary and high school students may indicate that she will push to privatize public higher education too.
Fri
Dec
02
Nicholas Hillman was recently interviewed for an article that appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education headlined, "When College Was A Public Good." Hillman studies higher education finance and policy, and his research focuses on how policies affect educational access and success. The article explores how as more non-whites are pursuing higher education, less and less public and federal support is dedicated to ensuring fair access to universities.
Wed
Nov
23
UW-Madison’s Nicholas Hillman will be taking part in a conference Nov. 28-29 in Washington, D.C., that’s being hosted by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve. The conference is titled, “Addressing the Risks of Pursuing Post-Secondary Education.” Hillman is an associate professor with the School of Education's Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis who studies higher education finance and policy. His research focuses on how policies affect educational access and success.
Tue
Nov
22
UW-Madison’s Rachelle Winkle-Wagner is the lead author of a new article that examines student and faculty experiences with diversity at both a predominantly white institution (PWI) and at a historically black college or university (HBCU). The study, published Nov. 7 in the journal Race Ethnicity and Education, notes that students of color described feeling like an “alien” on the white campus and like they were part of a “family” on the black campus.
Mon
Nov
21
Video from Mary Rouse and William P. Tishler’s recent talk, “This Old Red Gym: A Discussion on Historic Preservation and Adaptive Use,” organized by the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), is now available on the WISCAPE YouTube channel.
Thu
Nov
17
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a University World News article discussing ​reactions to the presidential election among attendees at an international higher education symposium organized by UW-Madison's School of Education.
Thu
Nov
10
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a Badger Herald article discussing some of the barriers to technical education in Wisconsin.
Mon
Nov
07
Noel Radomski, associate researcher and managing director of the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education (WISCAPE), was quoted in a GW Hatchet article discussing a new graduate certificate in environmental resource policy at George Washington University.
Wed
Nov
02
UW-Madison alumnus and Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander gave a talk on campus about the dangers of declining levels of state funding for higher education. The talk was organized by WISCAPE. Alexander noted how ​state disinvestment in higher education poses a significant threat for public colleges and universities.
Wed
Oct
26
The Center for American Progress led a coalition of more than 100 researchers and policy organizations on a letter calling for the Department of Education to release better data on federal student aid. Among those signing this letter are two faculty members with UW-Madison’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, Associate Professor Nicholas Hillman and Assistant Professor Claudia Persico.
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