David Ward

Chief Executive Officer at University of Wisconsin - Madison

David Ward

David Ward

Chief Executive Officer at University of Wisconsin - Madison

Biography

David Ward is a member of the Board of Directors of the FFWS. A leading spokesperson for American higher education, David is past president of the American Council on Education in Washington, D.C. and is currently the interim chancellor at the UW-Madison.

David received his doctorate in 1963 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he would later serve as chancellor. Prior to becoming chancellor, David also served as associate dean of the graduate school from 1980 to 1987 and as vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost from 1989 to 1993. During his four years as provost of UW-Madison, he led the development of a strategic plan that improved the quality of undergraduate education, added to campus research facilities and enhanced the connections among the university, the city, the business community and the state.

David’s commitment to higher education has taken many forms. He is currently chair of the Board of Trustees of the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development, a nonprofit group that spearheaded the development of Internet 2.

During his career as a geography professor, David taught at UW-Madison and held visiting appointments at University College London, The Australian National University, Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and at his undergraduate alma mater, the University of Leeds.

Overview
Career Highlights

American Council on Education
University of Wisconsin - Madison

RelSci Relationships

1618

Primary Location

United Kingdom

Number of Boards

5

Birthday

07/08/1938

Age

81

Contact Data
Trying to get in touch with David Ward? Subscribe today to access their professional contact information and receive a one time promotion of free Contact Data credits!
Relationships
RelSci Relationships are individuals David Ward likely has professional access to. A relationship does not necessarily indicate a personal connection.

President at Amherst College

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chancellor at University of Wisconsin - Madison

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Trustee/Managing Director at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Vice Chairman at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Executive Officer at Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Fiduciary Director at Indiana University Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chief Financial Officer at Tosa Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

President & Trustee at The Poetry Foundation

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Emeritus Vice Provost for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer at University of Wisconsin - Madison

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Chancellor at University of Wisconsin - Madison

Relationship likelihood: Strong

Paths to David Ward
Potential Connections via
Relationship Science
You
David Ward
Chief Executive Officer at University of Wisconsin - Madison
Education
Doctorate
Class of 1963

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Master's Degree

The University of Leeds (informally Leeds University, or simply Leeds) is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. Originally named the Yorkshire College of Science and later simply the Yorkshire College, it incorporated the Leeds School of Medicine and became part of the federal Victoria University alongside Owens College (which eventually became the University of Manchester) and University College Liverpool (which became the University of Liverpool). In 1904, a royal charter was granted to the University of Leeds by King Edward VII.

Career History
President
Prior

ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association. We represent the presidents of U.S. accredited, degree-granting institutions, which include two- and four-year colleges, private and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit entities. Our strength lies in our loyal and diverse base of more than 1,800 member institutions, 75 percent of which have been with ACE for over 10 years. That loyalty stands as a testament to the value derived from membership. We convene representatives from all sectors to collectively tackle the toughest higher education challenges, with a focus on improving access and preparing every student to succeed.

Chief Executive Officer
Current

The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison.

Boards & Committees
Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

The Big Ten Conference (B1G), is the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the United States. The conference, consisting of 14 members as of 2016, competes in the NCAA Division I; its football teams compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), formerly known as Division I-A, the highest level of NCAA competition in that sport. The conference includes the flagship public university in each of 11 states stretching from New Jersey to Nebraska, as well as two additional public land grant schools and a private university.

Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed

Since its founding in 1925, WARF has served the University of Wisconsin-Madison scientific community by patenting the discoveries of UW-Madison researchers and licensing these technologies to leading companies in Wisconsin, the United States and worldwide. In this way, WARF also facilitates the use of UW-Madison research for the maximum benefit of society. WARF distributes the income from commercial licenses to the UW-Madison, the inventors and their departments. Each year, WARF contributes more than $45 million to fund additional UW-Madison research. The university refers to WARF's annual gifts as its "margin of excellence" funding.

This web site is not endorsed by, directly affiliated with, maintained, authorized, or sponsored by David Ward. The use of any trade name or trademark is for identification and reference purposes only and does not imply any association with the trademark holder. The Presence of David Ward's profile does not indicate a business or promotional relationship of any kind between RelSci and David Ward.