Carole Kolb

Position title: Assistant Vice Provost / Administrative Search Coordinator


Studio portrait of Carole Kolb, administrative search coordinator in the Provost Office at the University of Wisconsin-Madison


Academic Leadership Searches

Areas of Responsibility

As the administrative search coordinator, Dr. Kolb coordinates searches for upper-level administrative positions, which includes:

  • Providing guidance to search and screen committees on university policies regarding executive searches
  • Assisting with development of PVLs
  • Staffing search committee meetings
  • Organizing interviews and finalist visits
  • Assisting, selecting and hiring search firms
  • Managing records retention for searches
  • Coordinating other searches when schedule allows

Kolb also conducts five-year dean reviews, by serving as a member of the review committee, scheduling and staffing committee meetings, and assisting with drafting reports for the provost.


PhD, Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009
BS, Elementary Education, SUNY Cortland, 1995