Two new vice provosts have been named at UW-Madison, replacing two vice provosts who are rotating back to faculty positions.

The university said by news release that Steven Cramer, associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Engineering, is the new vice provost for teaching and learning, and Michael Bernard-Donals, professor of English and former chair of the University Committee, is the new vice provost for faculty and staff.

Cramer replaces Christopher Olsen, who is returning to his faculty position and who served as interim vice provost in the post previously held by Aaron Brower.

Bernard-Donals replaces Steve Stern, who is returning to his faculty position after serving as vice provost for faculty and staff since 2008.

The vice provost for teaching and learning is responsible for guiding and supporting undergraduate education and professional development for teaching and learning.

The vice provost for faculty and staff provides leadership to the campus in support of the work of faculty and staff, hiring and retention, and professional and leadership development.

Both Cramer and Bernard-Donals start their new roles on July 1.

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Unlike U.W. System, its good to see that the individual campuses are hiring administrators based on their credentials and a transparent search process.

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