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
(608)262-3786
Ph.D., University of Utah
M.B.A., University of California, Los Angeles
B.S., Humboldt State University
 

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

Molly Vidal
Chief of Staff and Executive Director for External Relations
UW Colleges & UW-Extension
(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
 
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
 

Werner Gade
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer 

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

Director of Communications
UW Colleges and UW-Extension
B.A. Drake University
(608) 890-0667

UW Colleges Administration

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

Jennifer Chamberlain, 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


Executive Director of Marketing and Enrollment

B.A., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
(608) 265-5771

Director of Conduct and Compliance
M.A., Ball State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 
 


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

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

Mya Starling
Senior Information Manager, Institutional Research

B.A., Earlham College
M.S., University of California, San Diego
MBA, San Diego State University
(608) 263-5991
 

 
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

, Regional Executive Officer and Dean

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

, Regional Executive Officer and Dean 
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, Regional Executive Officer and Dean
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

, Regional Executive Officer and Dean

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