UW chancellor to discuss economic growth

Freeman Staff

August 28, 2014

WAUWATOSA — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is scheduled to discuss the university’s role in economic development during the Sept. 11 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Networks’s Milwaukee chapter.

The luncheon will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10499 Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa. Registration and networking begins at 11:30 a.m., lunch at 12 p.m. and the presentation at 12:15 p.m. For more information on cost and to register, visit: www.wisconsintechnologycouncil.com.

Blank took over as UW-Madison chancellor in July 2013. She previously serves as deputy secretary and acting secretary in the U.S. Department of Commerce. Her address at the WIN meeting will cover her priorities for the coming year. Her stated goals have included spurring entrepreneurship and connecting campus innovation with businesses.