University of Wisconsin–Madison


The Kauffman Seminar meets on Friday mornings at 21 North Park Street, Room 5045. Networking starts at 8:30 a.m. along with coffee and refreshments. The seminar will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will adjourn no later than noon.  Parking lot 29 may be available.

Semester I

Session Date (2018) Topic
1 September 14 Orientation – Julie Underwood

Introductions (what was your first experience on campus e.g. concert with your parents, interview for your current job) – Lynn Freeman

Question generation (if time available or use as part of introduction) – Jeanette Roberts

History of UW-Madison – David Null, UW Archives, and Troy Reeves

2 October 5 Our undergraduate students – Scott Owczarek

Enrollment management – Derek Kindle, Andre Phillips, Steve Hahn

3 October 19 State of higher education – US – Kevin Reilly 

Chancellor – Rebecca Blank

4 November 2 Strengths Finder Workshop – Jeanette

Leadership Model: B&D – Jenny Faust 

5 November 16 Finance – Nick Hillman, Laurent Heller 
6 November 30 Academic Leadership – Sarah Manglesdorf
7 December 7 Fundraising – Alisa Robertson

Research Enterprise – Sarah Schutt 

Real Campus Life – Argyle Wade and group of students

Semester II

Session Date (2019) Topic
1 February 1 Campus Climate – Patrick Sims 


2 February 15 Shared Governance – Heather Daniels 

Wrap Up – Steve Catania, Julie, Jeanette, Lynn