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  • Posted on April 16, 2018
    VandenBosch makes departmental recommendations

    Recently, Dean Kate VandenBosch sent letters to department chairs with individual recommendations to help focus each department’s structure exploration. Recommendations were either to explore a […]

  • Posted on March 19, 2018
    Advancing the CALS Organizational Redesign

    At the monthly meeting with department chairs today, Dean Kate VandenBosch shared updates and documents related to the implementation of the collegiate redesign. These documents […]

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    Update on UW Cooperative Extension transition to UW–Madison

    The steering committee overseeing the transition of UW-Extension to UW–Madison recently shared an update: On July 1, 2018, oversight of Cooperative Extension (COOP), Wisconsin Public […]

  • Posted on March 5, 2018
    VandenBosch: Why now is the time for a redesign

    When I accepted the deanship, many of our academic departments had recently celebrated centennials and the college as a whole was on the verge of […]

  • Posted on February 19, 2018
    Answers to CALS Redesign questions

    Since the release of the report from the CALS Redesign Committee, several questions have been asked about the next steps in the process. Answers to […]

  • Posted on February 5, 2018
    CALS Redesign data available on project website

    Data reviewed by the CALS redesign committee, along with feedback they gathered from faculty and staff, is available on the CALS redesign website. Information includes: […]

  • Posted on June 22, 2017
    All-college meeting save the date

    Please mark your calendars for an all-CALS meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. in the upper level of Carson Gulley. The […]

  • Posted on December 26, 2014
    Facilities Planning Committee Report

    In December of 2014 CALS Facilities Committee submitted their final report to the College APC for approval. The Facilities Committee was charged with three tasks […]

  • Posted on December 15, 2014
    CALS APC restructuring approved

    The plan to restructure the College’s Academic Planning Council was approved by the University Committee on December 15, 2014. This was the last step in […]

  • Posted on November 12, 2014
    CALS faculty votes to restructure APC representation

    Last spring, the CALS Academic Planning Council completed a self-study that recommended the Council be restructured to combine departments/areas deemed to have similar research and […]