Monthly Archives: September 2010

The dollar value of loyalty

Tomorrow is the deadline for submission of bids in response to a request for proposals (RFP) for “Organizational Consulting Services for Benchmarking, Effectiveness, Efficiency and Flexibility Study at  UW-Madison.” Some members of the campus community have expressed concern over the … Continue reading

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Local press follows up on consulting RFP

Public news of the request for proposals (RFP) for “Organizational Consulting Services for Benchmarking, Effectiveness, Efficiency and Flexibility Study at  UW-Madison.” apparently broke here and  here five days ago.  Now, as we hoped, the local press have followed up with … Continue reading

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Long-awaited National Research Council (NRC) assessment to be released next Tuesday

Sharon Dunwoody, Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Education, has just announced that the NRC assessment of research-doctorate programs at UW-Madison and 212 other institutions will be released in one week.    Because the NRC assessments are likely to be of … Continue reading

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“Biddy” Martin, Charles Pruitt, and Kathi Seifert to speak at second forum on financing UW

The second UW-Madison forum on financing public higher education in Wisconsin will be held this Wednesday, September 22 at 4:30 pm in the Wisconsin Idea Room at the newly-renovated School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall. Refreshments will be served.   Additional … Continue reading

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Major organizational review: The RFP

As noted in our previous post,  the University of Wisconsin-Madison has put out a request for proposals (RFP) for “Organizational Consulting Services for Benchmarking, Effectiveness, Efficiency and Flexibility Study at  UW-Madison.”  The RFP issue date is August 20, 2010; the … Continue reading

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Breaking news: Major organizational review planned

This morning, Sifting and Winnowing received an email containing the following message: Sifting and Winnowing, You may want to check into RFP 11-5289 for hiring a consulting firm for benchmarking, effectiveness, efficiency and flexibility study at UW-Madison.  It is rumored … Continue reading

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