Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Kohl Initiative

Ten faculty members will join the La Follette School in fall 2020, nearly doubling its roster. Several will teach core graduate-level courses, and others will bring exciting areas of expertise to the faculty.

The La Follette School welcomed more than 300 people to its inaugural La Follette Forum, funded by the Kohl Initiative, on Monday, March 2.

With generous support from Herb Kohl Philanthropies, the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is pleased to announce its inaugural La Follette Forum. The first conference will focus on health policy.

Friday, December 20, 2019

Alumna Ellinger named Outreach Director

Lisa Ellinger (MPA ’03) joined the La Follette School of Public Affairs as outreach director on December 16. In this new role funded by the Kohl Initiative, Ellinger is leading the School’s far-reaching efforts to expand its outreach mission.

Megan Stritchko (MPA '09) and Marie Koko joined the La Follette School staff in September – Stritchko as the School’s administrator and Koko as senior career services specialist.

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Outreach Director job candidates sought

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking a full-time Outreach Director for its growing outreach team. Applications are due Monday, September 16.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Collins promoted to full professor

The University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approved the promotion of UW–Madison faculty member J. Michael Collins to full professor at its June meeting.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs has selected Associate Professor Geoffrey Wallace as its first Kohl Undergraduate Education Chair. Funded by the Kohl Initiative, this faculty leadership position will guide the School’s new Undergraduate Certificate in Public Policy program.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking a full-time career services coordinator for its student services team. Applications are due Friday, July 26.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking candidates for its department administrator position. July 12 is the deadline for applications.

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