Fall 2017 Board of Visitors Meeting: Information


This page will be updated to provide the most current information and help you be prepared for a great meeting.

Please CLICK HERE to RSVP for the meeting  -it’s also where you can let us know if you need parking.

If you have any questions, please contact Linda Zwicker at lazwicker@wisc.edu  or (608) 265-5136


Chancellor Rebecca Blank, UW-Madison Chancellor

Chancellor Rebecca Blank

Lunch with the Chancellor: Thursday October 19 2017

All board members must register themselves here (sorry, we can’t do it for you)

Chancellor Rebecca Blank is again hosting a luncheon for alumni, donors and stakeholders who participate on campus advisory boards. The event is Thursday, October 19 2017 in Varsity Hall at Union South from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. with a program at noon.



DoubleTree Logo

A block of rooms has been reserved at the DoubleTree Hilton for October 18, 19, 2017 at a special group rate of $169/night.  The special room rate will be available until September 11 2017 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

Please call the hotel at (608) 251-5511 and mention the group code “BOV.”


Click Here for the AGENDA (revised 10/14/2017)

For you planning/travel purposes please see below:

Thursday October 19

  • 11:30 am – Chancellor’s Lunch
  • 1:30 pm – board of visitors meeting begins at SoHE
  • 4:30 pm – meeting adjourns for the day
  • 5:30 to 7:30 pm – dinner at the home of Dean Soyeon Shim

Friday October 20

  • 7:45 am – breakfast
  • 8:15 am – meeting resumes
  • 11:45 am – meeting adjourn (hard stop)


Please email Linda Zwicker lazwicker@wisc.edu no later than September 30 to request a parking pass for the lot underneath Nancy Nicholas Hall. Please provide a mailing address for the passes. Passes will be mailed out approximately 2 weeks before the meeting. Your pass will cover parking for both Thursday and Friday. If you are staying at the DoubleTree, a shuttle will be available for transportation between the hotel and SoHE.