Board of Visitors member and longtime friend of the La Follette School Bob Lang was awarded the inaugural Tommy G. Thompson Distinguished Public Leadership Award.
Board of Visitors
Board of Visitors Spotlight: Curt Culver
The La Follette School is fortunate to have Curt Culver on its Board of Visitors (BOV), a position he has embraced since 2015, generously offering his time and advice in support of the school.
Salzwedel and Mintle join School’s Board of Visitors
The La Follette School is excited to announce two new Board of Visitors (BOV) members in 2022. Jack Salzwedel is board chair of American Family Insurance, where he started his career in 1983 as a claim …
La Follette School alumni listed among Wisconsin’s most influential Black leaders
Theola Carter (MA ‘91) and Lamont Smith (MPA ‘07) have been named among the most influential Black leaders in Wisconsin by Madison365. Madison365 began the annual recognition of Wisconsin leaders from different racial and ethnic groups in …
Youngmans’ estate gift to support faculty chair
An estate gift from Michael and JoAnn Youngman will create the La Follette School’s first endowed chair.
Alumni featured in Elevating Equity series
This past spring, the La Follette School launched Elevating Equity in Policymaking and hosted two outstanding alumni. Theola Carter (MA ’91) and Frances Huntley-Cooper (MA ’94) shared brief information about their careers in public service …
Nearly $24,600 raised to support graduate students
A very special thank you to the 111 alumni and other donors who contributed to the La Follette School during UW–Madison’s second Day of the Badger.
Ervin, Olsen join Board of Visitors
The La Follette School welcomed two members to its Board of Visitors in October – Roger Ervin and Luther Olsen. BOV members help the School identify resources that can enhance its stature and standing, provide fundraising assistance, and act as goodwill ambassadors for the School.