Molly Vidal

Chief of Staff to the Chancellor & Executive Director of External Relations

UW Colleges & UW-Extension

As Chief of Staff and External Relations Director, Molly Vidal reports directly to the Chancellor and serves as the liaison for the Chancellor and members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet. In her role as External Relations Director, Molly manages government, media and stakeholder relations for both institutions. Before this role, she served as the Director of Outreach for the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, was a senior policy advisor working on precollege issues and the Wisconsin Covenant for Governor Doyle and served as a speech writer for the UW Board of Regents.