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CoordLink, January 2014

A newsletter for UW-Madison graduate program coordinators.


Graduate Program Coordinator Meeting
Monday, April 28, 2014
Refreshments at 1:00
Meeting 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
159 Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building


Position Opening

The PVL has been released for the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Funding. It is posted on the
UW-Madison website at:

Program Profiles

The graduate program profiles have been updated for all divisions, programs, and plans!  (Subplans should be coming out later this week).  Please take a look at your program's data and send questions or errors to Mary Butler Ravneberg at  For information on how to find the profiles, please go here:

New Research Assistant Rates

2013-14 Rates

2014-15 Rates

9 month appts.   12 month appts. 9 month appts. 12 month appts.
100% $34,049
50% $17,025
33.30% $11,349

Professional Development Opportunities

Amy Fruchtman from the Office of Professional Development & Engagement will continue to send you an email at the start of each month with a list of upcoming events that might be of interest to your students. The email will now also include a link to the new Grad School events calendar showing an array of campus-wide professional development events:

Program/Unit Directory Information

The Graduate School maintains information about staff in all graduate-degree granting departments and programs. You can use this directory to view other program's contact information. We use this directory when sending information to departmental faculty and staff. The Graduate School relies on departments/programs to keep their directory up to date. To find out who should be updating your directory, check with your admissions coordinator or program chair. 

Click here to view the Program/Unit Directory. Click here for instructions on updating your directory information.


Our Academic Programs

This list, called "Our Academic Programs" or "Major Areas of Study", includes all active graduate-level academic programs at UW-Madison. This page is frequented by prospective graduate students seeking more information about our programs. Within each page we link to the program website; provide contact information for admissions; list deadlines and admissions requirements, including whether or not the GRE is required; and give program statistical information on admissions, enrollment, student funding, and degrees.

Click here to explore Our Academic Programs. To keep your program's information up-to-date, click here.


Graduate School Catalog

Reminder:  The Graduate School Catalog is undergoing its biannual update cycle.  Please provide the identity of your program's catalog content editor to Jennifer Martin at by January 31.  More information about the Graduate School Catalog update cycle and timeline is available at


The Almanac of Higher Education, 2013-14

The latest Almanac of Higher Education gathers an assortment of key data about the most important trends in higher education.  It brings readers an in-depth analysis of colleges and universities with data on students, professors, administrators, institutions, and their resources.  Click here to get a copy.


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