Dr. LaVar J. Charleston spoke with WPR’s Larry Meiller about his job and efforts to promote equity and social justice on campus and the university’s scholarship and service programs designed to increase diversity and foster equity.
Together, Dr. Sherri Charleston and Dr. LaVar J. Charleston work to make organizational, leadership, and cultural changes that transform higher education into a welcoming space for marginalized populations. They collaborate on projects that improve access …
An exhibit that uncovers and gives voice to those who experienced and challenged bigotry and exclusion at the University of Wisconsin–Madison opened Sept. 12 on the university’s campus.
We strongly believe that we learn best in environments that are inclusive and where people feel listened to and heard. Statements targeting students or other student groups work against the culture of belonging for which we are striving.
Drs. LaVar and Sherri Charleston joined Alex Gee for a discussion about the evolution of the chief diversity officer position in higher education and how they serve as thought partners for each other.
An active and passionate researcher and practitioner who earned his doctoral and master’s degrees from UW–Madison, Dr. Leon’s work has been influential in effectively guiding institutions toward creating equitable and inclusive working and learning environments.
A thought leader in the field of high-impact practices and higher education leadership, Dr. Chan specializes in asset-based approaches, research-informed design, and using community engagement to refine equity-minded academic programs and improve organizational excellence.
UW–Madison junior Dawry Ruiz was surprised by university leadership last week with the news that he had been awarded the prestigious Truman Scholarship.
The UW–Madison community showed up big in support of students from historically marginalized and underrepresented backgrounds and identities on the Day of the Badger.
Black faculty and staff at UW–Madison reflect on their personal connection to Black History Month and why it’s important in their lives and their work.
The celebrated investigative journalist and historian will reflect on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through the lens of her award-winning work investigating racial injustice and the consequences of slavery in American history.
Nearly 300 second and third shift staff members at UW–Madison had an opportunity to enjoy good food, socialize with colleagues, and meet Bucky Badger at an employee appreciation event on the night of Wednesday, Nov. 17 at Union South.
UW–Madison will invite all students to take part in a campus climate survey from Oct. 19 until Nov. 8.
The university enrolled 8,465 first-year students this year, of whom 1,251 are underrepresented students of color, up from 989 last year.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison’s annual fall Faculty of Color Reception will welcome newly hired faculty of color to the campus and recognized others who were promoted to assistant and full professor during the past year. …