Senior Administration

Each UW Colleges campus is administered by a campus executive officer/dean, who reports to the chancellor. The chancellor, Cathy Sandeen, is the chief executive officer of the UW Colleges and UW-Extension and reports to the president of the UW System, Ray Cross. The chancellor and a central administrative UW Colleges staff are located in Madison, Wisconsin.

Chancellor's Office

Chancellor
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
B.S., Humboldt State University
608-262-3786
 
Jason Beier
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
J.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
608- 890-1066
 
Director of Communications
UW Colleges and UW-Extension
B.A. Drake University
608-890-0667
 
Werner Gade
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer 

UW Colleges & UW-Extension
B.S., Cardinal Stritch University
608-262-7832
 

Karen R. Schmitt
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Ph.D., Columbia University
M.Sc., University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
608-263-1794

Melissa Stutz, Ed.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
B.A. University of Texas at Arlington
M.A. Webster University
Ed.D. Northcentral University
608- 890-2076

Molly Vidal
Chief of Staff and Executive Director for External Relations
UW Colleges & UW-Extension
B.A., Edgewood College
608- 890-0181
 
Steve Wildeck
Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

UW Colleges & UW-Extension 
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
608-265-3040
 

UW Colleges Administration

Dean, UW Colleges Online & Distance Education
M.S., University of Newcastle,
B.A.E., Avondale College of Higher Education
B.A., Pacific Union College
608-270-7101
 
Executive Director of Libraries
MLIS, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
B.A., Lawrence Univeristy
262- 335-5250 x 337
 


Registrar 

B.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
608-263-9700

Joe Foy
Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

B.A., Carroll College
M.A., University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
608- 263-7217
 


Associate Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance

M.B.A., Cardinal Stritch University
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
608-265-9807

Director of Accessibility Services
M.S., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
B.S., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
A.A.S., University of Wisconsin-Marinette
262-524-3957
 
Director of TRIO
M.S., Indiana State University
B.S., UW-Oshkosh
608-758-6565 x480
 

Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
608- 265-5771
 
Controller
B.A., DePaul University
608-263-3191
 
Director- Budget and Planning
MPA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison
608-890-4683
 
Director of Conduct and Compliance
M.A., Ball State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 
715-261-6212
 
Bursar
B.A., Cardinal Stritch University
A.A.S-A, Waukesha Technical College
608-263-1775
 


Director of Library Support Services

M.L.I.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
A.A.S., University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc
920-929-1307

Director of Prevention Programs
M.A., Appalachian State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
920-832-2820
 

 
Director, Student Financial Aid 

M.Ed., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
M.B.A, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.S., Wake Forest University
608-263-7727


Director, International Education

M.A., Michigan State University
B.A., University of Maryland
608-263-9676

Regional Executive Officer/Deans

North Region

UW-Barron CountyUW-Marathon CountyUW-MarinetteUW-Marshfield/Wood County

Ph.D., University of Waterloo, Canada 
M.A., University of Waterloo, Canada
B.S., University of Glasgow, Scotland
1800 College Drive
Rice Lake, WI 54868-2497 
715- 234-8176 ext. 5402

Northeast Region

UW-Fond du LacUW-Fox ValleyUW-Manitowoc

 
Ph.D., University of Warwick (U.K.) 
B.S., University of Warwick (U.K.)
400 University Drive 
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-2998 
920-929-3602

Southeast Region

UW-SheboyganUW-Washington CountyUW-Waukesha

Jacquelyn Joseph-Silverstein
Ph.D., City University of New York
M.A., Emory University
B.A., University of Connecticut
One University Drive 
Sheboygan, WI 53081-4789 
920-459-6611

Southwest Region

UW-Baraboo/Sauk County | UW-Richland | UW-Rock County

Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana 
M.A., University of Kansas
B.A., Moorhead State University
1006 Connie Road 
Baraboo, WI 53913-1098 
608-355-5222
 

UW Colleges Online

Michael  Bartlett, Dean, UW Colleges Online & Distance Education
M.S., University of Newcastle,
B.A.E., Avondale College of Higher Education
B.A., Pacific Union College
(608) 270-7101