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UW System wins $150,000 national award

Recently, the National Association of System Heads (NASH) awarded the University of Wisconsin System a two-year $150,000 grant to be used for advancing the UW System’s work on making high-impact educational practices (HIP). The grant will be available to low-income, underrepresented minority, and first-generation students across the organization. The UW System was one of only four higher education systems in the nation to be awarded the grant, and UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Milwaukee, UW-Parkside and UW-Whitewater specifically have been and will be partnering going forward to help expand HIP initiatives for underrepresented students. 

The UW System began working to implement HIP in 2008, and through research with faculty, learning communities, internships and field experiences, and the like, the UW System has worked diligently to advocate for student success. The UW System will contribute $75,000 in addition to the NASH grant to cover additional costs liked with providing individualized support to the partnered institutions. 

Read more about the grant here