UW-Ext-AnnualReport2007 by mudoc123


									University of Wisconsin Colleges
and University of Wisconsin-Extension

                                        “…to achieve our
                                        shared vision of
                                        maximum access
                                        to education, we
                                        will embrace more
Collaborations Provide Maximum Access to Learning Opportunities

T    his past year, the University of
     Wisconsin Colleges and the
University of Wisconsin-Extension
                                            within reach to tens of thousands of
                                            potential students and to enhance
                                            the lives of Wisconsinites of all ages.
                                                                                      The ASI will offer Wisconsin’s adult
                                                                                      population convenient ways to start,
                                                                                      pursue and/or complete associate
began implementing their shared             Our aim is to recommit ourselves          and baccalaureate degrees from UW
vision to provide maximum access to         to that powerful concept called the       System institutions. In mid-2008,
the courses, research, undergraduate        “Wisconsin Idea” by literally taking      the state will provide $2.5 million to
degrees, knowledge and resources of         the university to the people “wherever    implement this initiative as a way to
the UW System to Wisconsin’s people.        they live and work.” To achieve our       grow Wisconsin’s economy. (Please
                                            shared vision of maximum access           see the back cover of this report to
Removing barriers                           to education, we will embrace more        learn more about ASI.)
This vision guides us as we expand          collaborations with our comprehensive
our outreach to underserved popu-           universities, technical colleges and      New opportunities
lations and regions throughout the          other state agencies, councils, asso-     Enormous and exciting opportunities
state. All of us across the UW              ciations, nonprofit organizations and     lie ahead for the UW Colleges and the
Colleges and the UW-Extension are           the private sector.                       UW-Extension to use their collective
striving to remove every barrier that                                                 expertise to strengthen our communi-
exists to bring a college education         Examples of collaborations                ties, help the state grow its intellec-
                                            This annual report highlights 10 new      tual capacity by bringing more adults
                                            and continuing collaborations between     into our learning communities, and
                                            our institutions that are opening doors   assist in growing the state’s economy
                                            to greater educational opportunities,     by transferring research-based strate-
                                            developing communities and busines-       gies from the laboratories of our
                                            ses, and reaching out to diverse          world-renown campuses to respond to
                                            students and clients.                     needs statewide.

                                            A powerful infrastructure                 Thank you
                                            Collaborations between our insti-         I am grateful to the counties and
                                            tutions create a more powerful            cities that support and maintain
                                            infrastructure to deliver university      our outstanding campus facilities
     Learning How to Apply                  resources to Wisconsin residents.         and county Extension offices. I also
     Technology                             And collaborations like these connect     express my appreciation to the numer-
     UW-Fond du Lac Assistant Profes-       people to transformative learning ex-     ous partners who collaborate with
     sor of Geography and Geology Mike                                                us to elevate the quality of life for
                                            periences. Our goal is to promote ad-
     Jurmu demonstrates how to use GIS
                                            ditional collaborations across genres     Wisconsin residents. Thanks also to
     mapping technology to Chancellor
     David Wilson (second from left). UW-   in order to foster economic, envi-        my UW Colleges and UW-Extension
     Extension 4-H Educator Gail Roberts    ronmental and social advancement,         colleagues who helped make the past
     (left) collaborated with Jurmu on a    making our state more competitive in      year one filled with innovative ideas
     project that teaches 4-H youth how
                                            a knowledge-based, global economy.        and service to Wisconsin’s people.
     to use GIS technology. UW-Fond du
     Lac Dean and CEO Daniel Blanken-                                                 Our best is still ahead of us!
     ship (third from left) observes the    Adult Student Initiative
     demonstration.                         In the coming year, the Adult Student
        Learn more about this and other
     collaborations on pp. 4-7.
                                            Initiative (ASI) will be the major
                                            collaboration by the UW Colleges,
                                                                                      David Wilson, Chancellor
                                            UW-Extension and the UW System            University of Wisconsin Colleges and
                                            four-year and doctoral campuses.          University of Wisconsin-Extension

UW Colleges and UW-Extension Overview

  UW Colleges

  T   hirteen campuses located throughout the state and
      UW Colleges Online
                                                              • UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
                                                              • UW-Barron County
                                                                                           • UW-Marshfield/
                                                                                             Wood County

  Students of any age can start, continue or complete their                                • UW-Richland
                                                              • UW-Fond du Lac
  higher education at the UW Colleges.                                                     • UW-Rock County
                                                              • UW-Fox Valley
                                                                                           • UW-Sheboygan
  Major programs:                                             • UW-Manitowoc
  UW Colleges offers the associate of arts and science                                     • UW-Washington County
                                                              • UW-Marathon County
  degree and the general education courses, which are the                                  • UW-Waukesha
                                                              • UW-Marinette
  foundation of the bachelor’s degree.
                                                                                           • UW Colleges Online


F  our divisions; offices located in all 72 Wisconsin
                                                              • Cooperative Extension
                                                               Major programs:
Wisconsin residents from infants through seniors can           Agriculture and Natural Resources
benefit from the educational opportunities offered by          Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development
UW-Extension programs.                                         Family Living
                                                               4-H and Youth Development
• Broadcasting and Media Innovations                           Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
                                                               Wisconsin Rural Leadership Program
 Major programs:
 Instructional Communications Systems
                                                              • Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
 Wisconsin Public Radio
 Wisconsin Public Television                                   Major programs:
                                                               Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation
• Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning                Center for Innovation and Development
                                                               Small Business Development Centers (SBDC)
 Major programs:
                                                               Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network
 Continuing education (26 UW campuses)
                                                               Wisconsin Innovation Service Center
 Independent Learning
 School for Workers
 UW Higher Education Location Program (HELP)
 UW Learning Innovations

                                                                                                   2007 ANNUAL REPORT 
Enhancing Civic Life Throughout Wisconsin

T    he Wisconsin Institute for Public
     Policy and Service (WIIPPS), a key
collaboration by the UW Colleges and
                                           members and active participants in
                                           civic life. Although WIIPPS, located on
                                           the UW-Marathon County campus in
                                                                                     Shopping) and Bill McKibben (Deep
                                                                                     Economy: The Wealth of Communi-
                                                                                     ties and the Durable Future). It also
UW-Extension, seeks to enhance the         Wausau, was only founded in 2006, it      increased service-learning opportuni-
civic life of communities throughout       has already attracted community and       ties for UW-Marathon County students
the state through educational out-         statewide partners, and is planning       through projects designed to improve
reach, service-learning, public scholar-   several community-building initiatives    the health of children from low-income
ship and dialogue, and the sharing of      focusing on public education, ser-        families.
ideas generated through research and       vice-learning and civic engagement,
programming.                               research and public scholarship.          Looking ahead
                                                                                     In the coming year, WIIPPS plans to of-
Statewide reach                            Community building                        fer a yearlong series of lectures, cam-
UW Colleges’ and UW-Extension’s            In the past year, WIIPPS presented a      pus-community readings, and other
statewide presence and reach well          public forum on the war in Iraq and       events with the theme “Journeys to
positions WIIPPS to reach its goal         sponsored presentations by authors        American Identities.”
of helping the state’s people be-          Reza Aslan (No God but God), Judith
come educated, engaged community           Levine (Not Buying It: My Year Without

Serving Diverse Students and Clients

I  n order to successfully accom-
   plish the mission of providing all
Wisconsin people with access to
                                           conducted by employees who have
                                           completed extensive multicultural
                                           awareness education training.
                                                                                     said that they were provided with
                                                                                     ideas and facts that they could put
                                                                                     into action as they work with their
university resources and educational                                                 colleagues, students and clients.
opportunities, UW Colleges and UW-         Multiple outcomes
Extension have embarked on a joint         The primary intended outcomes of the
organizational initiative to enhance       program are to:
their effectiveness in working with an     • Develop programming to meet
increasingly diverse society.                the educational needs of diverse
Understanding differences
Since the Multicultural Awareness          • Enhance employees’ abilities to
Program began offering training to           apply multicultural concepts and
both UW Colleges and UW-Extension            practices in the work environment
                                             and educational programs                  Applying New Knowledge
employees in 2005, 320 individu-
als have participated in multicultural                                                 UW Colleges and UW-Extension
                                           • Improve both institutions’ ability        Director of Workforce Equity and
awareness workshops. The two-day             to recruit and retain a diverse           Diversity Vallerie Maurice (standing)
workshops increase participants’             work force                                talks with Multicultural Awareness
understanding of differing cultures,                                                   Program workshop participants
                                           Knowledge into action                       about how they can apply their
socioeconomic classes, education
                                                                                       new knowledge when working with
levels, physical abilities and appear-     Employees who have completed the            diverse internal and external
ances, sexual orientation, ages and        training highly rated the workshops         audiences.
military status. The workshops are         (4.3 on a 1- to 5-point scale) and

Breaking Down Barriers to Baccalaureate Degrees

M      ore than three-quarters—76%―
       of students who complete their
sophomore year at UW Colleges go
                                         ICS distance-education specialists
                                         provide technology training and op-
                                         tions to UW Colleges faculty each
                                                                                    • A UW-Baraboo/Sauk County student
                                                                                     was accepted to study architecture
                                                                                     at a university in London.
on to earn a bachelor’s degree from a    semester. Throughout each semes-
                                                                                      This 25-year UW Colleges and UW-
four-year UW campus.                     ter technical staff at each of the
                                                                                    Extension collaboration helps edu-
                                         UW Colleges and ICS work together
                                                                                    cate engineers and the many other
Distance-learning opportunities          to support the day-to-day technical
                                                                                    professionals—teachers, nurses
One factor that helps facilitate the     needs of faculty and staff. In addition,
                                                                                    and doctors, lawyers and more—who
successful transition from a two-year    the two institutions also work together
                                                                                    make Wisconsin an economically and
to a four-year campus is a UW Col-       to continually test and evaluate new
                                                                                    intellectually vibrant place to live
leges and UW-Extension collabora-        technology tools and distance-educa-
                                                                                    and work.
tion that allows students to obtain      tion services.
the courses they need to enter into
their major after their second year at   Access to engineering degrees
the UW Colleges. UW Colleges and         While only five UW College campuses
UW-Extension collaborate to provide      have a resident professor of engineer-
distance-learning opportunities to       ing, the distance-education technology
UW Colleges students throughout          provided by ICS allows UW Colleges
the state. UW Colleges provides the      to offer the complete array of fresh-
course content, while the UW-Exten-      man and sophomore engineering core
sion Instructional Communications        courses to students throughout the
Systems (ICS) provides the techno-       13 UW Colleges campuses.
logical expertise and systems.
   During the 2006-07 academic year,     Success stories
57 compressed video and confer-          Many UW Colleges students who
encing courses were offered by UW        take their freshman and sophomore
Colleges Distance Education. Sub-        engineering courses via distance edu-        Educating Future Engineers
jects included chemistry, psychology,    cation continue their education and          Associate Professor of Engineering
physics, women’s studies, archeology,    graduate with an engineering degree.         Christa James-Byrnes teaches
                                                                                      engineering classes on the UW-
math, assembly language program-         Here are just a few of many distance-        Barron County campus that are
ming, music theory, French, German,      education success stories from               distributed via UW-Extension
Spanish, history and engineering.        across the UW Colleges campuses.             distance-education technology to
                                                                                      UW Colleges campuses throughout
                                         • A UW-Marshfield/Wood County                the state.
Interactive classes                        student who graduated from
Classes originate on the course            UW-Madison received a research
instructor’s “home” campus, and are        assistant position and is currently
distributed in real time via distance-     working on his master’s degree in
education technology to multiple UW        mechanical engineering.
Colleges campuses. Videoconfer-
encing and webconferencing allow         • A UW-Washington County student
students to interact with the instruc-     will soon graduate in civil engineer-
tor and fellow students throughout the     ing from UW-Milwaukee and hopes
state.                                     to work for the Wisconsin Depart-
                                           ment of Transportation.

                                                                                                       2007 ANNUAL REPORT 
Combating Global Warming

T    he harsh results of what many
     consider to be the effects of
global warming are in the headlines:
                                            energy, biofuels, natural landscaping,
                                            rain barrels and methods to improve
                                            energy efficiency. Local manufactur-
                                                                                          The event helped build further
                                                                                        awareness of Marshfield’s efforts to
                                                                                        become a sustainable city and UW-
damaging storms, wildfires and water        ers and a local utility explained how       Marshfield/Wood County’s goal of in-
shortages. In January 2007, UW-             their products and services can help        formed energy use. Outcomes follow-
Marshfield/Wood County and UW-              conserve energy.                            ing the workshop included completion
Extension Wood County co-sponsored             The workshop quickly filled to           of a rain-barrel project, funding for a
the Renewable Energy 101 workshop           capacity, with 75 participants ranging      bike-trail expansion, discussion of us-
to demonstrate what community               from middle-school students to se-          ing local dairies to produce methane,
residents could do to help protect the      niors. Pre- and post-workshop ques-         and the city of Marshfield formally
environment.                                tionnaires showed that attendees            adopting a commitment to energy-
  The free, daylong workshop included       significantly increased their knowl-        efficient practices.
seminars on wind systems, solar             edge of renewable energy.

Growing Food and Understanding

T    he Food from Our Farms program
     sowed seeds that have reaped
abundant benefits for a wide array of
                                            that were critical to the collaboration’s
                                            success. A student duo worked with
                                            Rock County Jail inmates in their gar-
                                                                                        the word about farmers’ markets to
                                                                                        the Spanish-speaking community
                                                                                        through Spanish-language radio spots,
Rock County residents. The UW Col-          dens, growing produce that was used         a Web site, posters and publications.
leges and UW-Extension collaboration        in jail meals. Another student assisted     Education majors visited local elemen-
connected ethnic minorities, low-           students and staff at the Wisconsin         tary schools with information about the
income families, seniors, the disabled      Center for the Blind and Visually           healthful—and delicious—food avail-
and jail inmates with nutritious locally    Impaired in growing herbs that were         able at farmers’ markets. In addition,
grown food.                                 sold at the Janesville Farmers’ Market,     Boys & Girls Club members, led by a
  Ten UW-Rock County students took          where a fellow student served as as-        UW-Rock County student, planted and
part in several service-learning projects   sistant manager. Two students spread        enjoyed vegetables from their garden.

Giving Nonprofit Organizations the Edge

N     onprofit organizations work to
      improve the quality of life in
Wisconsin. Because of often limited
                                            Organization’s Toolbox workshop se-
                                            ries to those who participate or work
                                            for nonprofit, civic, service, religious
                                                                                        than 400 participants representing
                                                                                        more than 80 nonprofit organizations
                                                                                        from Washington, Sheboygan, Dodge,
resources, they sometimes struggle          and municipal organizations. The            Ozaukee, Waukesha, Fond du Lac
to effectively meet their important         workshops provide training on stra-         and Milwaukee counties. Participants
mission.                                    tegic planning, accountability, evalu-      rated the content and value of the
  In response to a needs survey             ation, fund development and grants          workshop as “excellent,” and reported
distributed to nonprofit organizations      writing, marketing and public rela-         applying what they have learned by
in Washington County, UW-Washington         tions, board development, leadership        developing strategic and marketing
County, UW-Extension Washington             and more.                                   plans; obtaining grants; creating new
County and community partners col-             Since it began in 2005, the program      bylaws, policies and job descriptions;
laborate to bring the Adding to Your        has provided 12 workshops to more           and improving communications.
Learning Without Boundaries

G     eography doesn’t necessarily
      limit learning, as recently proven
by a collaborative UW Colleges and
                                           broadcast on the World Wide Web
                                           to people wherever they live in
                                                                                       hall to anyone with access to a
                                                                                         As part of the project, UW-Marathon
UW-Extension project, Developing the         In fall 2006 two campus lectures          County surveyed other UW Colleges
University Channel Concept.                and a panel discussion on “affluenza”       campuses to ascertain their video pro-
   Often people living in rural areas      (overconsumption) were taped by UW-         duction capacity, with an eye to pos-
don’t have as broad an access to the       Marathon County and distributed by          sibly expanding the UW Colleges and
educational and cultural opportunities     WPT through Portal Wisconsin (portal-       UW-Extension collaboration. Through
as those living in urban areas. UW-        wisconsin.org), a nonprofit Web site        WPT digital distribution, including digi-
Marathon County and UW-Extension’s         supporting the state’s culture, arts,       tal television broadcast, UW Colleges
Wisconsin Public Television (WPT)          humanities and history.                     programming potentially could be
teamed up to explore bringing educa-         This successful collaboration             received by audiences throughout the
tional and cultural content via digital    brought information from the lecture        world.

Building Wisconsin’s Economy

A    2006 study of Wisconsin’s en-
     trepreneurial climate, sponsored
in part by UW-Extension, found that
                                              The Richland Area Inventors and Entre-
                                           preneurs Club, which is co-facilitated by
                                           UW-Richland and UW-Extension Richland
                                                                                       members to those who can assist their
                                                                                       specific endeavor, including UW-Exten-
                                                                                       sion’s UW-Platteville Small Business
half of the state’s adults were think-     County business-development experts,        Development Center staff.
ing about starting a business or had       meets monthly so that members can             Although the club only began in
started a business. In the southwest-      share their know-how and experiences.       January 2007, there are about 15 core
ern part of the state, UW-Richland         Each meeting includes a presentation        members and 20 casual members.
and UW-Extension Richland County           on a topic such as developing a busi-       In less than a year, five businesses
are pooling their expertise to support     ness plan, using Web site technology,       have started or expanded, all with
inventors and entrepreneurs as they        or conducting a patent search. The fa-      the potential to add to the vitality of
start and grow businesses.                 cilitators answer questions and connect     Wisconsin’s economy.

Learning by Applying Technology

L   ocation, location, location. A col-
    laboration by professors from UW-
Fond du Lac and UW-Washington
                                           du Lac with a map of campus trees.
                                           In another project generated by this
                                           collaboration, UW-Fond du Lac stu-
                                                                                       approximately 250,000 Wisconsin
                                                                                       young people each year.
                                                                                         In the first 15 months of these col-
County and UW-Extension Youth Devel-       dents teach youth in the 4-H After-         laborations approximately 120 youth,
opment agents teaches youth how to         school program (sponsored by the            ranging from first through 11th grad-
use global positioning and geographic      Boys & Girls Club) about weather and        ers, participated. The young partici-
information systems technology             climate through hands-on sessions.          pants learned skills that may inspire
(GPS/GIS) to identify their location          These collaborations, with their         them to prepare for careers in survey-
and collect data for site maps.            emphasis on science, engineering            ing, cartography, geography and other
  Youth learn how to apply the emerg-      and technology, add to the depth and        math and science fields.
ing technology of GPS units and the        reach of UW-Extension’s 4-H Youth
data they collect to provide UW-Fond       Development program, which serves
                                                                                                           2007 ANNUAL REPORT 
UW Colleges Student Enrollment Information1

 Campus                      Number of                Full-time           New                 Nontraditional      Students
                             students                 equivalent          freshmen            students           of color
                             enrolled                 students
                              Fall 0      Fall 0    Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0   Fall 0
 UW-Baraboo/                        615        620        449       443       209      219       35%       34%       9%        9%
 Sauk County
 UW-Barron County                   573        591        396       373       203      181       15%       20%       4%        3%

 UW-Fond du Lac                     758         767       601       562       287      247       28%       27%       5%        5%

 UW-Fox Valley                     1,719     1,731     1,245      1,196       580      577       31%       32%       7%        6%

 UW-Manitowoc                       643        588        530       449       231      217       25%       28%       5%        7%

 UW-Marathon County                1,295     1,320     1,000        948       468      473       26%       27%      11%       10%

 UW-Marinette                       512        460        370       314       172      154       26%       28%       2%        2%

 UW-Marshfield/                     649        594        488       422       239      213       31%       31%       2%        3%
 Wood County
 UW-Richland                        464        450        372       332       184      204       20%       22%       3%        3%

 UW-Rock County                     901        930        644       629       274      278       35%       39%       9%       10%

 UW-Sheboygan                       704        690        513       478       235      246       37%       33%      11%       12%

 UW-Washington County               951        967        755       725       338      358       24%       25%       3%        4%

 UW-Waukesha                       2,064     2,020     1,521     1,418        665      671       29%       28%       9%       10%

 UW Online                          695        973        226      300         43       83       72%       71%       4%        5%

 Total                       1,        1,01     9,10     ,9     ,1     ,11       1%       %        %        %

     1. From fall term 1996 through
     fall term 2006, UW Colleges
     enrollment increased by
     approximately 41%.
     2. Full-time equivalent student
     enrollment is computed by adding
     the sum of all regular credits
     divided by 15 to the sum of all
     audit credits divided by 30.
     3. Students age 22 or older

UW-Extension Contacts and Enrollments

Division                                                                                          FY0          FY0
Broadcasting and Media Innovations        1

Wisconsin Public Radio listeners per week                                                           383,400       407,800
Wisconsin Public Television viewers per week                                                        538,000       539,000
Wisconsin Public Television telecourse hours                                                            570           477
Instructional Communications Systems-supported interactive conferencing hours                       175,029       194,447
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
Noncredit programs                                                                                     5,631        4,719
Noncredit enrollments                                                                                138,834      133,196
Undergraduate enrollments (campus-based credit activity)2                                             35,355       29,883
Graduate enrollments (campus-based credit activity)2                                                  10,379        9,447
Flexible-access	courses	and	programs
Online courses                                                                                           269          301
Online certificate and degree programs                                                                    17           19
Online enrollments                                                                                     3,339        4,561
Independent Learning enrollments3                                                                      2,339        2,295
UW Higher Educational Location Program (HELP) contacts                                                34,180       35,601
Learner Support Services contacts                                                                     34,526       99,367
Online applications to UW System campuses                                                            127,767      141,640
Cooperative Extension
Teaching	contacts
Agriculture/Agribusiness                                                                             290,142      240,958
Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development                                                  90,704       83,251
Family Living Programs                                                                               425,751      417,484
4-H and Youth Development4                                                                           263,829      242,671
Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey                                                       20,842       15,178
Total	contacts5                                                                                     1,091,268      999,542
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
Counseling and technical assistance clients                                                            2,242        3,147
Wisconsin Business Answerline-assisted clients                                                         3,594        3,073
Counseling and technical assistance hours                                                             18,192       21,374
Training programs                                                                                      1,021        1,239
Training program participants (noncredit)                                                             20,797       20,339
Extension Conference Centers
The	J.F.	Friedrick	Center,	The	Lowell	Center,	The	Pyle	Center
Conference participants                                                                               80,297       81,512
Conference days                                                                                      164,390      152,294
Events                                                                                                 2,138        2,058
Event days                                                                                             3,919        3,854

 1. Wisconsin Public Radio and                3. Independent Learning enrollments     5. Cooperative Extension faculty/
 Wisconsin Public Television are              are adjusted for student withdrawals    staff reach the public through
 partnership services of UW-                  during FY 2007.                         publications; exhibits; mass media;
 Extension and the Wisconsin                                                          satellite videoconferences; phone
                                              4. 4-H Youth Development participants
 Educational Communications Board.                                                    contacts; letters; and Educational
                                              include both yearlong-enrolled 4-H
                                                                                      Teleconference Network, World Wide
 2. UW-Extension coordinates off-             club members and short-term youth
                                                                                      Web and computer/phone networks.
 campus credit courses. Credit is             program participants. In addition,
                                                                                      Cooperative Extension contacts are
 offered by the UW degree-granting            14,000 enrolled adult volunteers
                                                                                      for calendar year 2006.
 institutions.                                provide leadership to youth club

                                                                                                        2007 ANNUAL REPORT 9
UW Colleges FY 2007 Budget

T     he University of Wisconsin Colleges is supported by
      state and federal governments; by students who pay
tuition; and by gifts, grants and auxiliary operations. In fis-
                                                                                             UW Colleges

                                                                                          By revenue source
cal year (FY) 2007, the UW Colleges budget totaled more
than $88 million—$88,439,134—including $27.5 million
in state general purpose revenue (GPR) and $38.5 million
in tuition and fees from students.
   The greatest share of the UW Colleges budget—$37.3                   State GPR
million—is spent on direct classroom instruction to support             $27,530,777
                                                                           31%                                             Tuition and fees
12,700 students. Other expenses include $11.7 million for                                                                    $38,540,703
academic support, which includes information technology
and library services, and $10.9 million for student services.
   During the last five years, state support has decreased
from $32.5 million in FY 2003 to $22.6 million in FY 2007,                    Other
                                                                            $12,745,168                              Federal funds
whereas support from tuition has increased from $21.8                                                                  $9,622,486
million in FY 2003 to $40.6 million in FY 2007. UW                                                                        11%
                                                                                            Total $88,439,134
Colleges students now pay, in the form of tuition,
63% of their education cost.
   In addition to the budget operated and reported through
the state, UW Colleges partners with local city and county
governments to support physical buildings. With a com-
bined insured value of $305,467,020, the 76 buildings on
UW Colleges campuses were supported by an additional                                        By expense type
$13 million from local city and county governments for                                       Auxiliaries
                                                                                             $3,252,413    Financial aid
facilities repair and maintenance. Local governments and                                                    $8,488,479
private contributions pay for all construction, renovation                 Physical plant                      10%
and remodeling. In calendar year 2007, the outstanding                           10%                                   Student services
debt carried by these local governments was estimated to          Academic support                                        $10,914,693
                                                                     $11,720,250                                             12%
be more than $35.2 million.                                             13%
                                                                  Public service
                                                                                                                            Institutional support
                                                                                          Total $88,439,134

Tuition and State Support for the UW Colleges General Academic Program FY 2000-07
$	Millions






             FY00         FY01              FY02          FY03            FY04             FY05          FY06             FY07

                                                    State support                Tuition

UW Colleges City/County Expenditures FY 2007

 Campus                                       Debt service1         Capital outlay        Operations          Total
                                              $                     $                      $                    $
 UW-Baraboo/Sauk County                              144,962                 205,000               95,000                444,962
 UW-Barron County                                       488,070                   94,500             35,000               617,570
 UW-Fond du Lac                                         992,088                  127,054             43,316             1,162,458
 UW-Fox Valley                                          307,506                  133,930            145,904               587,340
 UW-Manitowoc                                           271,689                  35,000              21,100               327,789
 UW-Marathon County        4
                                                               0             4,857,352                57,599            4,914,951
 UW-Marinette                                           648,300                  24,000              35,793              708,093
 UW-Marshfield/Wood County                              100,000                  132,500             86,365               318,856
 UW-Richland                                             41,256                   24,451             31,149                96,856
 UW-Rock County                                         363,755                285,000               42,326              691,081
 UW-Sheboygan                                         1,539,823                   48,881             117,607            1,706,311
 UW-Washington County                                   688,211                  89,000             133,959               911,170
 UW-Waukesha                                            613,646                  43,000             112,305               768,951
 Grand total                                        $,199,0            $,099,              $9,          $1,,9

     1. Debt service:                          roof and floor replacements, sidewalk       4. UW-Marathon County pays for all
     The interest and principal paid           repairs and replacement of building         capital projects with cash as part of
     in a given year on outstanding            systems (such as water heaters)             its long-term financing strategy.
     debt incurred by funding major
                                               3. Operations:
     construction and renovation projects
                                               Physical plant operating costs such as
     2. Capital outlay:                        insurance of property, maintenance
     Minor physical plant remodeling           contracts and boiler/chiller chemicals
     or improvement projects such as

                                                                                                               2007 ANNUAL REPORT 11
UW-Extension FY 2007 Expenditures

U      niversity of Wisconsin-Extension programs are
       supported by county, tribal, state and federal govern-
ment; by the students who pay fees to participate; and by
                                                                                                   Corporation for
                                                                                                 Public Broadcasting
                                                                           County funds               $3,257,185
gifts, grants and contracts from both the public and private                $19,891,917                   2%
sectors. Expenditures for the extension function statewide                                                             State GPR
during fiscal year (FY) 2007 totaled more than $213.4             Federal funds                                        $69,718,795
                                                                   $26,303,710                                            33%
million, including $26.3 million in federal funds, $69.7              12%
million in state general purpose revenue (GPR), and $94.2
million in program revenue (student fees, gifts and con-
tracts). The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
provided $3.3 million in funding. In addition, county            Program revenue
government units contributed approximately $19.9 million               44%
in shared salaries and support for faculty/staff based in
the county and area UW-Extension offices.                                           Total $213,402,072
   In addition to the division/unit program budgets,
$13,280,646 was devoted to operating the Extension
Conference Centers, Wisconsin Humanities Council, cross-
divisional grants, information technology and other support

Expenditures by Division/Unit

T    he Broadcasting and Media Innovations division, which
     includes Wisconsin Public Television and Wisconsin
Public Radio, operated on $22 million in FY 2007. The
                                                                       Broadcasting and Media Innovations
                                                                             Corporation for
greatest share of the divisional funds—48%—came from                       Public Broadcasting
user fees, radio and television production contracts, and                          15%
gifts from viewers and listeners. The Corporation for Public                                                           State GPR
                                                                  Federal funds                                        $8,019,844
Broadcasting (CPB) provided an additional 15% of funding.           $233,957                                              36%
Federal grants made up more than 1%, and state GPR ac-                 1%

counted for 36% of the total.

                                                                Program revenue

                                                                                    Total $22,172,626

Expenditures by Division/Unit, continued
Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning programs         Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning
are supported primarily by student fees, grants and con-
                                                                                  Federal funds
tracts, which made up 78% of the division’s $81.7-million                            $12,337
                                                                                      <1%           State GPR
budget in FY 2007. Fees vary for different types of pro-                                            $17,970,983
grams, depending on the program costs and the clienteles’                                              22%

ability and responsibility to pay. State GPR contributed 22%
of the division’s funds and federal funds less than 1%.
  More than $74 million was allocated to other UW insti-
tutions to support campus-based continuing education
                                                                                                           Program revenue

                                                                                    Total $81,733,167

Cooperative Extension programs are supported primarily                           Cooperative Extension
by a funding arrangement among county, tribal, state and
federal levels of government. In FY 2007, federal funds
provided 28% of the division’s $80.9-million budget, while          County funds
state general purpose revenues made up 40%. County                      24%
                                                                                                             State GPR
government units contributed 24% in shared support of                                                        $32,154,222
county-based faculty/staff. Gifts, contracts and student                                                        40%

fees accounted for 8% of Cooperative Extension funding.
  Of the total, $14.5 million was allocated to the other UW
institutions to support programming at the local level.

                                                                 Federal funds                           Program revenue
                                                                  $22,530,129                               $6,316,935
                                                                     28%                                        8%
                                                                                   Total $80,893,203

Entrepreneurship and Economic Development programs are         Entrepreneurship and Economic Development
supported primarily by program revenue. Gifts, contracts
and student fees accounted for 67% of funding. In FY                     Federal funds
                                                                           $2,700,990               State GPR
2007, federal funds provided 17% of the unit’s $15.3-                         17%                   $2,396,718
million budget, while state general purpose revenues made
up 16%.
  More than $12.8 million was allocated to other UW
institutions to support campus-based business and
                                                                                                                 Program revenue
management programs.                                                                                                $10,224,722

                                                                                    Total $15,322,430
                                                                                                        2007 ANNUAL REPORT 1
  UW Colleges
                                        David	Wilson                          Daniel	J.	Blankenship                   Malcolm	Brett
                                        Ed.D., Administration, Planning and   Ph.D., Biology, Loma Linda University   B.A., Communications, UW-Madison
                                        Social Policy, Harvard University     Dean/CEO, UW-Fond du Lac                Director, Broadcasting and Media
                                        Chancellor,                           (920) 929-3602                          Innovations, UW-Extension
                                        UW Colleges and UW-Extension          daniel.blankenship@uwc.edu              (608) 263-9598
                                        (608) 262-3286                                                                brett@wpt.org
                                        david.wilson@uwex.uwc.edu             CEO=Campus Executive Officer

Marsha	Henfer                           Andrew	Keogh                          Richard	M.	Klemme                       Gayle	Kugler
M.B.A., UW-Oshkosh                      Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction,    Ph.D., Agricultural Economics,          B.A., Sociology and Social Work,
Chief Information Officer,              Washington State University           Purdue University                       UW-Madison
UW Colleges and UW-Extension            Dean/CEO,                             Interim Dean and Director,              Interim Director, Division of
(608) 263-6012                          UW-Marshfield/Wood County             Cooperative Extension, UW-Extension     Entrepreneurship and Economic
marsha.henfer@uwex.uwc.edu              (715) 389-6538                        (608) 263-2775                          Development, UW-Extension
                                        andrew.keogh@uwc.edu                  richard.klemme@ces.uwex.edu             (608) 263-7812

David	Nixon                             James	W.	Perry                        Diane	Pillard                           Thomas	Pleger
Ph.D., Political Science, UW-Madison    Ph.D., Botany and Plant Pathology,    M.S., Mass Communication,               Ph.D., Anthropology/Archaeology,
Dean/CEO, UW-Washington County          UW-Madison                            UW-Whitewater                           UW-Madison
(262) 335-5203                          Dean/CEO, UW-Fox Valley               Dean/CEO, UW-Rock County                Dean/CEO, UW-Baraboo/Sauk County
david.nixon@uwc.edu                     (920) 832-2610                        (608) 758-6522                          (608) 355-5222
                                        james.perry@uwc.edu                   diane.pillard@uwc.edu                   thomas.pleger@uwc.edu

Sandra	R.	Smith                         Marv	Van	Kekerix                      Teri	Venker                             Steve	Wildeck
Ph.D., Health and Physical Education,   Ph.D., Community and Human            M.A., Journalism and Mass               M.B.A., UW-Madison
The Ohio State University               Resources, University of Nebraska-    Communications, UW-Madison              Vice Chancellor, Administrative and
Dean/CEO, UW-Marathon County            Lincoln                               Executive Director, University          Financial Services,
(715) 261-6223                          Vice Chancellor,                      Relations,                              UW Colleges and UW-Extension
sandra.smith@uwc.edu                    UW Colleges and UW-Extension          UW Colleges and UW-Extension            (608) 265-3040
                                        Provost, UW-Extension                 (608) 263-5061                          steve.wildeck@uwex.uwc.edu
                                        (608) 262-6151                        teri.venker@uwex.uwc.edu

Daniel	Campagna                        Paul	W.	Chase                          Deborah	B.	Cureton                     Alan	Hardersen
Ph.D., Criminal Justice/Political      Ph.D., Modern German History, State    Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction,     Ph.D., Adult Continuing Education
Science, University of Georgia at      University of New York at              UW-Madison                             and Educational Policy, Northern
Athens                                 Stony Brook                            Dean/CEO, UW-Richland                  Illinois University
Dean/CEO, UW-Manitowoc                 Dean/CEO, UW-Barron County             (608) 647-6186, ext. 222               Dean/CEO, UW-Sheboygan
(920) 683-4710                         (715) 234-8176, ext. 5402              deborah.cureton@uwc.edu                (920) 459-6610
daniel.campagna@uwc.edu                paul.chase@uwc.edu                                                            al.hardersen@uwc.edu

Greg	Lampe                             Paula	T.	Langteau                      Willie	David	Larkin                    Vallerie	A.	Maurice
Ph.D., Communication Arts,             M.A., English, Ball State University   Ph.D., Agricultural Education–         M.S.W., Social Work,
UW-Madison                             Dean/CEO, UW-Marinette                 Extension, The Ohio State University   Southern University
Interim Vice Chancellor and Provost,   (715) 735-4339                         Chief of Staff, Office of the          Director, Workforce Equity and
UW Colleges                            paula.langteau@uwc.edu                 Chancellor,                            Diversity,
(608) 263-1794                                                                UW Colleges and UW-Extension           UW Colleges and UW-Extension
greg.lampe@uwc.edu                                                            (608) 262-2477                         (608) 262-0277
                                                                              willie.larkin@uwex.uwc.edu             vallerie.maurice@uwex.uwc.edu

David	Prucha                           David	Schejbal                         Patrick	Schmitt                        Susan	Schymanski
M.A., Cultural Anthropology/M.A.,      Ph.D., Philosophy, University of       Ph.D., Theatre, UW-Madison             M.A., Public Administration,
Ibero-American Studies,                Connecticut                            Dean/CEO, UW-Waukesha                  UW-Madison
UW-Madison                             Dean and Director, Division of         (262) 521-5435                         Associate Vice Chancellor,
Director, Human Resources,             Continuing Education, Outreach and     patrick.schmitt@uwc.edu                Administrative and Financial
UW Colleges and UW-Extension           E-Learning, UW-Extension                                                      Services,
(608) 262-0826                         (608) 262-2478                                                                UW Colleges and UW-Extension
david.prucha@uwex.uwc.edu              david.schejbal@conted.uwex.edu                                                (608) 263-6470

Contacts	                              Writers                                Pages 4 and 5:                         On	the	cover
Online:                                Jo Futrell                               Barb Lang                            Chancellor David Wilson says
www.uwex.uwc.edu                       Mike Jones                             Back cover:                            that “…to achieve our shared
Requests for alternate formats:        Mary MacKendrick                         Modine Manufacturing                 vision of maximum access to
info@uwex.edu                          Amy Pikalek                                                                   education, we will embrace
(608) 262-3786 (voice)                 Dorothy Thompson                                                              more collaborations…”
711 (Wisconsin Relay)                                                         As EEO/Affirmative Action                 Pictured on the cover
                                       Photo	credits                          employers University of                is a sampling of the more
                                       Front cover:                           Wisconsin Colleges and                 than a million Wisconsin
Credits                                  First row: UW-Baraboo,               University of Wisconsin-               residents who annually benefit
Executive Director of University                                              Extension provide equal                from access to the diverse
                                         Sam Castro
Relations: Teri Venker                                                        opportunities in employment            educational opportunities
                                         Second row: Jim Gill
Editor: Margaret E. (Peg) Davis                                               and programming, including             provided through the UW
                                       Page 2:
Designer: Vicki Pierce                                                        Title IX and ADA requirements.         Colleges and UW-Extension.
                                         Laurie Krasin

                                                                                                                              2007 ANNUAL REPORT 1
                                               Connecting adults to college degrees

                                               W       isconsin lags neighboring
                                                       Minnesota and Illinois in per
                                               capita personal income and per-
                                                                                         with helping her land her job as a
                                                                                         systems analyst at Modine Manufac-
                                                                                         turing in Racine. “The courses were
                                               centage of adults with a bachelor’s       extremely valuable, and I am grateful
                                               degree. To close the income gap and       that I enrolled in them,” Mustief said.
                                               attract new businesses to the state,
                                               Wisconsin needs to increase its           ASI successes
                                               number of college graduates.              From July 1, 2006, through June 30,
                                                 The Adult Student Initiative (ASI), a   2007:

    Sabha Musteif                              collaboration by the UW Colleges and      • ASI Student Services received more
    College Graduate and                       UW-Extension, aims to increase the          than 30,000 telephone, e-mail and
    Systems Analyst                            number of Wisconsin residents with          mail contacts from people interest-
    The flexibility offered by Adult           an undergraduate degree. New online         ed in earning a college degree.
    Student Initiative-funded online
                                               degree programs, courses delivered        • Nearly 2,000 individuals visited the
    courses helps nontraditional stu-
    dents like Sabha Mustief earn their        via alternative formats, top-notch stu-     ASI Web site to learn how to meet
    bachelor’s degree and get a good           dent services, and an interactive Web       their educational goals.
    job.                                       site are helping to increase adults’
                                               access to a baccalaureate degree and      • More than 300 of those who re-
    For more information about the
                                               a well-paying career.                       ceived an ASI invitation to continue
    Adult Student Initiative:                                                              their education applied to a UW
                                                 The ASI is tailored for adults like
    https://UWin.wisconsin.edu                                                             campus.
                                               Sabha Musteif, who graduated in May
    (866) 505-UWIN (8946)
                                               2007 from the UW-Parkside with a          • UW-Extension funded eight new
                                               dual degree in information systems          online degree programs and UW
                                               and business management. Musteif            Colleges reformatted four core
                                               credits the ASI-funded online project       courses to better meet the needs
                                               management courses she completed            of nontraditional students.

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Annual Report 2007
Chancellor’s Message..............2
Overview ..................................3
Collaborations ..........................4
Enrollments/Contacts ..............8
Budget/Expenditures .............10
Leadership ..............................14

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