Faculty and staff from the University of Wisconsin-Madison tour the UW Emmons Blaine Dairy Cattle Research Center in Arlington, Wisconsin

The Vice Provost for Faculty & Staff Affairs team helps recruit, develop, retain, and address concerns of faculty and staff at UW–Madison.

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UW–Madison Staff Climate Survey

The UW–Madison Staff Climate Survey gathers staff members’ thoughts, experiences, and concerns about working at the university. The most recent survey was distributed in Spring 2022.

Leadership Development for Department Chairs

We organize programs that develop the leadership skills of department chairs and foster community among those in this role.

Erica Halverson, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction, teaches a graduate-level, identity-and-learning class in the Teacher Education building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Faculty and Staff Professional Development

We organize professional development opportunities for faculty and staff on a variety of topics such as research, teaching, community engagement, mentoring, and belonging.

Professor Terry Warfield looks at a laptop computer with two students in a classroom during an accounting class.

Faculty Diversity Initiative

We help deans and department chairs to strengthen faculty diversity through recruiting and retention programs.