University of Wisconsin–Madison

Madison Initiative for Undergraduates

Consult the main MIU webpage for press releases and more details about MIU.
Annual progress reports and reports on the 54 MIU projects are posted at this page.

Annual Progress Reports

Fifth Annual Progress Report, MIU Status as of Fall 2014
Fifth Year Progress Report – Executive Summary – See pg 2 of full report
Press Release, Feb 3, 2015

Fourth Annual Progress Report (Full Report) – MIU Status as of August 2013
Fourth Year Progress Report – Executive Summary, November 2013
Press Release: Fourth Year of MIU Brings Stability, Success
Chancellor’s Blog:  MIU – A UW Success Story (December 10, 2013)
MIU Oversight Committee Meeting Agenda January 2014

Third Annual Progress Report (Full Report) – MIU Status as of August 2012
Third Year Progress Report – Executive Summary, September 2012

MIU presentations to broader audiences:

  • The Madison Initiative: A Model to Enhance Access and Quality for Undergraduates. AAC&U Conference, “Student Success: Pushing Boundaries, Raising Bars”, March 23, 2012, Seattle. Authors: Aaron Brower (lead author), Mo Noonan Bischof, Eden Inoway-Ronnie, Jocelyn Milner.  SLIDES
  • Leveraging a Modest Tuition Increase to Enhance the Undergraduate Experience. Higher Learning Commission Annual Conference, April 2, 2012, Chicago. Authors: Mo Noonan Bischof, Aaron Brower, and Eden Inoway-Ronnie, and Jocelyn Milner (lead author).  PAPER

Second Annual Progress Report (Full Report) – MIU Status as of August 2011
Second Year Progress Report – Executive Summary, September 2011

First Annual Progress Report (Full Report) – MIU Status as of August 2010
First Year Progress Report – Executive Summary, October 2010

Annual Reports for MIU-Funded Projects

Advising (Undergraduate) Set Aside Project 2011 (Advising Plan), 2012, 2013, 2014

  • Advising Set Aside: Letter and Science Career Advising Bridge Funds 2011 (reported with Advising Project after 2011)
  • Advising Set Aside: Engineering Advising Bridge Funds 2011 (reported with Advising Project after 2011)
  • Advising Set Aside: Pre-Health Advising Bridge Funds 2011 (reported with Advising Project after 2011)
  • Advisor Notes System 2010, 2011 (reported with Advising Project after 2011)
  • Advising: Cross College Advising Services (CCAS) in University Housing and College Library 2011 (reported with Advising Project after 2011)

APIR MIU Accountability 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

BRIDGE, International Reach 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

CALS Globalizing Undergraduate Education 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

CALS Teaching Assistants 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Certificates in East Asian Languages 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Chemistry Learning Center, Physics Learning Center 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Design Lab 2012, 2013, 2014

Education and Educational Services Certificate 2012, 2013, 2014

Engineering Grand Challenges 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty positions in the College of Letters & Science (multiple departments) 2010

  • (Reports are provided for each department separately after 2010)

Faculty expansion: School of Business, Marketing and Finance 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Agricultural and Applied Economics 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Chemistry 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Communication Arts 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Digital Studies 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Economics 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: English 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: French and Italian/Francophone World 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: History 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: International Studies Major 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Journalism and Mass Communications 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Mathematics 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Nursing, Future of Care 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Philosophy (Kant) 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Political Science 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Psychology 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Social Work 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Sociology/Criminal Justice 2012, 2013, 2014

Faculty expansion: Spanish and Portuguese 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

First-year Interest Groups (FIGs) Expansion 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Global Public Health 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

International e-tutorial for Students 2010, 2011, 2012

International Internships (Division of International Studies) 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Internships in the Liberal Arts 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Introductory Biology Set-Aside 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

McBurney Scheduling Software for Deaf/Head-of-Hearing Students 2011, 2012

McBurney Transition Services 2012, 2013, 2014

McBurney Pre-doctoral Clinical Psychologist Internship 2011, 2012, 2013

Mental Health Case Management, UHS 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Organic Chemistry TA Project 2012, 2013, 2014

Physiology Course Expansion: 435 Experimental Physiology 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Residential Learning Communities Expansion 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Scholarships@ UW-Madison (Common Scholarship System) 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Teaching and Learning Excellence/Teaching Academy 2012, 2013, 2014

Transfer Transitions: Engaging Transfer Students 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

WisCEL (e-learning set aside) 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014