The Politics of State Funding for Higher Education – Sept. 23

WISCAPE’s schedule of fall forums and conferences begins with a September 23 discussion on The Politics of State Funding for Higher Education. Four higher education scholars will present new research exploring the role played by state political contexts and coalitions, among other factors, in determining state funding for public colleges and universities. All sessions will be followed by ample opportunity for questions from the audience. The forum runs 9:15 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Grainger Hall, Room 4151. This program is free and open to the public

WISCAPE, the Wisconsin Center for the Advancement of Postsecondary Education was established in 2001 on campus to study the challenges confronting postsecondary education while bringing together key stakeholders to discuss issues and solutions. For more information see the WISCAPE website at Following is a listing of other WISCAPE offering of interest.

Forum, September 23, 2008
The Politics of State Funding for Higher Education

Conference, September 26–27, 2008
Rethinking the Civic Mission of Public Higher Education in Wisconsin

Brown Bag Forum, October 8, 2008
Recognizing Commitment to Community: UW-Madison and Carnegie’s Engagement Classification

Brown Bag Forum, October 22, 2008
Characteristics of Successful Leaders in Higher Education

Forum, October 28, 2008
Beneficent Beauty: Refining the UW-Madison Campus

Brown Bag Forum, November 12, 2008
A Decade of Labor Licensing at UW-Madison

Brown Bag Forum, December 10, 2008
The Role of Network Social Capital in Promoting Freshman Success and Human Capital Investment