New UW-Madison Chancellor Named
Biddy gets the bid.
Todd Finkelmeyer — 5/28/2008 1:24 pm
Carolyn ["Biddy"] Martin has been named the next UW-Madison chancellor, pending Board of Regents approval, UW System President Kevin Reilly announced Wednesday afternoon in a news release.
"In her years at Cornell, Dr. Martin has established a reputation for strong, effective and strategic leadership," Reilly said in a statement. "As the provost of New York's land-grant research university, she has wide-ranging experience with all of the roles UW-Madison must play in the life of this state, the nation and the world. She is someone who appreciates fully the importance of education to the future of American society, and conveys that message to others with a high degree of passion and credibility."