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00:00:00 - Name Check and Interview Introduction 00:00:26 - Interviewee Background and Role During Restructuring

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Partial Transcript: LEH: Why don't we start with kind of a general question

Segment Synopsis: Discusses work history at UW Madison and within the UW System at UW Colleges, UW Extension, and UW Extended Campus. Discusses movement of different areas of the former UW Extension.

Keywords: UW Colleges; UW Exstension

00:05:13 - Organizational Structure of UW Extension and Restructuring Process

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Partial Transcript: LEH: What would you say... what parts of that process were

Segment Synopsis: Talks about UW Extension as an institution, relationship of UW Extension to UW Colleges, and organizational structure of the UW Extension. Moves into discussion of decision making, and decisions over which where areas of UW Extension would move (Cooperative Extension, Public Broadcasting, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, CEOEL). Moves into discussion of CEOEL, relationships of CEOEL with UW campuses, and rebranding of CEOEL.

Keywords: CEOEL; UW Colleges; UW Extension; UW Public Media; UW System; budget; cooperative extension; labor education; organizational structure; restructuring; small business development centers

00:15:15 - Issues within Restructuring of UW Extension

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Partial Transcript: LEH: Um so you said that um there's sort of a suspicion if

Segment Synopsis: Talks about human systems in social work/human behavior and how this relates to the UW System and the UW Extension. Talks about tension in creation of the UW Extended Campus over issues such as partnerships, funding, and authority/relationships with other UW entities.

Keywords: UW Colleges; UW Extension; UW System; budget; governance; online classes; organizational structure; receiving institution; restructuring

00:21:23 - UW Colleges Restructuring, Continuing Education, and Adult Student Services

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Partial Transcript: LEH: So I was just wondering how does that how... could you expand on

Segment Synopsis: Discusses shift in processes at UW Colleges. Discusses work done and resources at CEOEL, adult education, and advocacy for keeping resources together as opposed to splitting them between campuses.

Keywords: CEOEL; Higher Learning Commission; UW Colleges; academic affairs; adult education; curriculum; non-traditional students; student services

00:29:12 - Discussion of Adult Services, Marketing, and Degree Interests

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Partial Transcript: LEH: Wondering if you could expand on the points you just listed

Segment Synopsis: Talks about adult education, intrusive advising, and collaborative degrees. Moves into discussion of marketing for adult students, and needs of adult students when searching for degrees. Discusses specific example of collaborative degrees within nursing, and needs of nurses. Discusses continuation of issues beyond initial timeline of restructuring.

Keywords: CEOEL; UW Extension; adult education; marketing; non-traditional students; recruitment; student services

00:38:36 - Discussion of Timeline of Restructuring

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Partial Transcript: LEH: That's interesting because there's the official timeline that system has

Segment Synopsis: Discusses timelines and timeline within the UW System.

Keywords: UW System; project management; restructuring

00:40:35 - Discussion of Collaborative Degrees

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Partial Transcript: LEH: Like um the collaborative degrees, how do you decide where there's need for a specific thing?

Segment Synopsis: Discusses specific programs and market demand, and drives behind market demand, such as economic needs. Discusses shift in UW Flex programs at the former UW Colleges as a result of restructuring.

Keywords: UW Extension; UW Flexible; UW Milwaukee; UW Parkside; academic affairs; collaborative degrees; curriculum; economic development; restructuring

00:46:44 - UW Extension and Movement of the Cooperative Extension

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Partial Transcript: LEH: To like, some of the shifts to programs to like different places.

Segment Synopsis: Discusses positive relationship with UW Extension, and concerns over the movement of the Cooperative Extension to Madison over funding and local needs.

Keywords: UW Extension; UW Madison; budget; community relations; cooperative extension; county relations; organizational structure; restructuring

00:51:22 - Funding of UW Institutions and the UW Extension

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Partial Transcript: AB: That I haven't really talked about so there's two primary sort of functions

Segment Synopsis: Discusses differences between state funding within the different UW System institutions, and the relationship between funding and mission statements of institutions. Discusses access mission of the former UW Colleges, and its relationship to funding.

Keywords: CEOEL; UW Colleges; UW Extended Campus; UW Extension; UW System; branch campus mission; budget; continuing studies; inter-institutional agreements; mission

01:00:17 - Final Thoughts

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Partial Transcript: LEH: Do you have anything else you think is really important to add?

Segment Synopsis: Talks about talking to different people about the project/differences in understanding between individuals in the project. Discussion about end of project, Digital Collections, access form, and other individuals to interview for the project. Discusses distinction between UW Extension and UW Colleges.

Keywords: UW Colleges; UW Extension; restructuring