From the Chancellor

Chancellor Sandeen speaks and writes regularly on current issues facing higher education and non-traditional students, as well as the latest UW Colleges and UW-Extension initiatives, our strategic vision, and the progress and impact our programs have achieved throughout Wisconsin. Explore our archive of open letters, speeches, articles and messages from the Chancellor to learn more about our institutions and the work we do.

From the Chancellor

Toward a Permeable, Interconnected Higher Education System

In my former role as a dean at the University of California Los Angeles, I helped thousands of typical American college students gain the knowledge and skills needed to become informed, engaged citizens and progress in their chosen careers.

From the Chancellor

From Hype to Nuanced Promise: American Higher Education and the MOOC 3.0 Era

Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, splashed on the higher education scene in sensational fashion in the summer of 2012.in how MOOCs are viewed by the general public and the higher education community and in how the courses might best be applied to the needs of colleges and universities and the students they serve.