Update on Arboretum Director Search


University Communications released an update on 6/3/14 about the Arboretum director search:

“Donna Paulnock will continue her service as interim director of the UW Arboretum, home to historic ecological restoration research and one of Madison’s most popular natural areas.

Martin Cadwallader, vice chancellor for research and dean of theGraduate School, recently informed the committee charged with identifying candidates to become the next permanent director of the Arboretum that personal issues forced the university’s top choice for the job to withdraw from consideration.”

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Located between Lake Wingra and the West Beltline Highway at 1207 Seminole Highway, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum features the restored prairies, forests and wetlands of pre-settlement Wisconsin. This 1,260-acre arboretum also houses flowering trees, shrubs and a world-famous lilac collection. Educational tours for groups and the general public, science and nature-based classes for all ages and abilities, and a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for groups, families and individuals are available.