University of Wisconsin–Madison

Leadership and Executive Staff

The Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost provides the guiding vision and framework for the overall academic leadership and administrative management of the university. Our mission is to administer programs and policies that benefit academic staff, faculty and students, and to foster collaborations among campus colleagues that will enhance and broaden academic life at the university.

Under the leadership of Provost Sarah Mangelsdorf, the Office of the Provost staff has broad responsibility over numerous campus-wide initiatives, and facilitates and supports the wide array of academic programs and services offered by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

View the office’s organizational chart and the list of units that report to the provost.

Chief of Staff and Vice Provosts

Lori Berquam

Vice Provost for Student Life and Dean of Students

viceprovost@studentlife.wisc.edu

Steven Cramer

Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning

steven.cramer@wisc.edu

Jenny Faust

Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives, and Director, Office of Quality Improvement and Administrative Process Redesign

jfaust4@wisc.edu

Steven Hahn

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

steve.hahn@wisc.edu

Michael Lehman

Interim Vice Provost for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer

michael.lehman@wisc.edu

Jocelyn Milner

Vice Provost of Academic Affairs, and Director, Academic Planning and Institutional Research

jocelyn.milner@wisc.edu

Mo Noonan Bischof

Associate Vice Provost and Director, Student Learning Assessment

mo.bischof@wisc.edu

Guido Podestá

Vice Provost and Dean, International Division

gpodesta@international.wisc.edu

Jeffrey Russell

Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning and Dean, Division of Continuing Studies

jeffrey.russell@wisc.edu

Patrick Sims

Vice Provost for Diversity and Climate, and Chief Diversity Officer

patrick.sims@wisc.edu

Ed Van Gemert

Vice Provost for Libraries and University Librarian

ed.vangemert@wisc.edu

Program Directors

Carole Kolb

Administrative Search Coordinator

carole.kolb@wisc.edu

Catherine Reiland

Director, Wisconsin Idea Seminar

catherine.reiland@wisc.edu