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September 30, 2023

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Mnookin Named UW–Madison Chancellor

Jennifer L. Mnookin, Dean of the School of Law and Ralph and Shirley Shapiro Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been named the 30th leader of the University of Wisconsin–Madison. The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents unanimously approved Mnookin’s appointment as chancellor, following a recommendation made by a selection committee. Mnookin replaces Rebecca Blank and will begin as chancellor on Aug. 4, 2022. Blank’s last day in office will be May 31. UW–Madison Provost John Karl Scholz has agreed to serve as interim chancellor from the time of Blank’s departure until Mnookin begins.
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Women and Leadership Symposium Registration Closing

Registration closes today, May 18, for the UW–Madison Women and Leadership Symposium. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. at Union South. The symposium brings together engaged professionals for networking, professional development, learning from women leaders, and sharing of best practices. The conference fee is $75 for UW–Madison faculty, staff, and students.
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Employees Thanked for Their Support of Partners in Giving

The 2021–22 Partners in Giving campaign raised a total of $2,043,526 to support more than 500 charities. The University Coordinating Committee wants to thank all of the volunteers and donors who helped make this campaign a success. Find out more about Partners in Giving at, and view the thank you video to learn about some of the many people and causes employee contributions have helped.
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Resources and Networking for Supervisors

Campus Supervisors Network (CSN) is a Community of Practice dedicated to promoting leadership and personnel management at UW–Madison by sharing ideas and best practices. CSN offers trainings, networking opportunities, online resources, and a weekly email newsletter. All UW supervisors are encouraged to participate. Learn more at
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