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7 Habits Leadership

Shoko Miyagi, FP&M Human Resources Nearly 50 FP&M employees recently participated in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, a course in leadership development  training. Attendees were self-nominated, as well as nominated by their supervisors …

Templin Commended by UWPD

Jeff Templin, a supervisor in the Transportation Services Fleet garage, has received a Chief’s Commendation from the UW Police Department. UWPD presents these commendations to members of the community who have assisted a member of …

EID Survey Results to be Shared Soon

The results for the 2016 VCFA Engagement, Inclusion & Diversity (EID) survey are now ready for distribution. Over the past few weeks, the FP&M EID team has been collating the results with the help of …

New Working at UW Website

The University recently unveiled the new Working at UW (working.wisc.edu) website. This website is designed to serve as a hub for employee information, bringing together all the resources that you need in one  place. Working at …

SMO Leadership Transition

After Doug Rose’s retirement, Deputy Associate Vice Chancellor Margaret Tennessen will serve as Interim Director of the Space Management Office (SMO) until a permanent replacement is found. She will work with Brent Lloyd to manage …

Doug Rose Retires

Teresa Adams, Capital Planning and Development After nearly 38 years in the Space Management Office, Doug Rose retires on April 1st, 2016. Doug started work at UW-Madison on August 1, 1978 as a data analyst, …

New FP&M Leave Without Pay Policy

The FP&M Policy Advisory Review Group recently completed its review of a new Leave Without Pay (LWOP) policy, which provides guidance on approving or imposing LWOP in compliance with Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) and …

FP&M Partners in Giving Award

FP&M has won an award from the Partners in Giving Campaign, coming in third for overall percentage increase in contributions in a department with more than 400 employees. In 2015, FP&M employees donated $19,546, a …

From the Desk of the AVC

Bill Elvey, Associate Vice Chancellor Winter is slowly turning into spring and it has been a few months since the last issue of Inside FP&M, so there are several updates that I want to share …

FP&M Performance Management Program

Rob Shively, FP&M–Space Management Office After a successful pilot in 2015, the FP&M Performance Management (PM) project is beginning its final rollout, with the aim of implementing the program across the entire division by the …

Dennis Benson Retires

Nancy Helgesen Lyons, Physical Plant–CARS Dennis Benson, shop coordinator for the Physical Plant Machine Shop, retired in February. When he joined the Physical Plant in 1981, Dennis went from making parts in a factory using …

New FP&M Communications Director

Steve Wagner has joined FP&M as Communications Director, bringing more than 15 years of strategic communications, technical editing, writing, and web development experience to the division. He is located in the Office of the Associate …

EH&S Safety Training Featured

Marisa Trapp (EH&S–Environmental Compliance) and Todd Yanke (EH&S–Office of Chemical Safety) were recently featured by Agri-View (agriview.com) for their safety training on chemical and fuel handling at UW-Madison Agricultural Research Stations. Trapp (below) provides training …

FP&M 2016 Employee Survey

Margaret Tennessen, Deputy Associate Vice Chancellor On behalf of the FP&M Engagement, Inclusion & Diversity (EID) team, I am very pleased to report that FP&M achieved a 70 percent participation rate for the 2016 Employee …