University of Wisconsin–Madison

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From Theory to Practice

“The University of Wisconsin­-Madison will be a model public university in the 21st Century, serving as a resource to the public and working to enhance the quality of life in the state, the nation, and the world ... remain[ing] a preeminent center for discovery, learning, and engagement by opening new forms of access to people from every background; creating a welcoming, empowered, and inclusive community; and preparing current and future generations to live satisfying, useful, and ethical lives.”

Campus Strategic Framework , UW­‐Madison

Framework Goals:

Goal 1:  Promote shared values of diversity and inclusion.
Goal 2:  Improve coordination of campus diversity planning.
Goal 3:  Engage the campus leadership for diversity and inclusion.
Goal 4:  Improve institutional access through effective recruitment of diverse students, faculty, staff and through effective relationship building with the  wider community.
Goal 5:  Improve institutional success through improved retention.


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Diversity Framework Initiative Updates Highlights

  • Diversity Wordle


    Congratulations to Paula Gates, the randomly-selected winner of the Week 4 DIP Pilot Raffle Giveaway, who has been awarded an EcoWell Mug, donated by the School of Human Ecology. As always, we appreciate your continued support! We cannot do it …
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    Campus Climate Survey Update

    In the Fall of 2016, all UW-Madison students were asked to take part in a Campus Climate survey. The survey asked questions about the climate on campus for students. Results will be used to guide …
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    R.E.E.L Change Model Implementation Updates

    University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to providing a welcoming environment that enables all students, faculty and staff to thrive. Individuals and groups from across campus have embraced his challenge and devoted significant time and energy …