Meet The Provost

Photo of Provost Karent Schmitt

Dr. Joseph-Silverstein began her career at St. John’s University (NYC) as a professor of Biological Sciences, teaching and doing research on the development of the cardiovascular system. She served in several administrative roles at St. John’s University before moving to the University of Connecticut where she was the Associate Vice Chancellor at UCONN’s Stamford Campus. She served for 7.5 years as Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and Provost, at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio, before moving to Wisconsin. Prior to her current role as the Regional Executive Officer and Dean for the Southeastern Region of UW-Colleges, with responsibility for the UW-Waukesha, UW-Washington County, and UW-Sheboygan Campuses, she served as Dean of UW-Sheboygan for 3 years.