Kelly Conforti Rupp

Position title: Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs


Phone: 608-265-9223

Studio portrait of Kelly Rupp, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff at University of Wisconsin-Madison.


Faculty and Staff Affairs

Areas of Responsibility

Kelly Conforti Rupp creates and sustains several Office of the Provost initiatives, including recruitment and retention of faculty and staff; professional development for faculty and staff; and support for dual career couples. She also collaborates with university partners on climate, inclusion, belonging, and diversity efforts.


Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, Kelly worked for nine years at UW–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, and previously worked in corporate communications and magazine publishing. She earned a Master of Arts degree from UW–Madison and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UW–Milwaukee, both in Mass Communication.