Office of the Chancellor
The Office of the Chancellor guides UW Colleges and UW-Extension toward their shared vision: to help people achieve their goals by providing access to degrees and educational programs, to grow jobs through our work in economic development and entrepreneurship, and to grow healthy, vibrant communities across our state.
Meet Chancellor Sandeen
Leader and chief administrator of UW Colleges and UW-Extension since December 2014, Dr. Cathy Sandeen is responsible for the academic, financial, development and administrative aspects of both institutions.
A prolific writer, Sandeen has published and presented widely on the issues surrounding educational innovation and nontraditional students (read some of her more recent publications here). She reports to the UW System President and Board of Regents.
Read Chancellor Sandeen's full bio here.
The Office of the Chancellor leads a centralized administrative staff that serves both UW Colleges and UW-Extension. Learn more about the members of our senior leadership team who guide our institutions’ strategic vision and daily operations.
|Cathy Sandeen||Chancellor of UW College and UW-Extension|
|Steve Wildeck||Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance|
|Molly Vidal||Chief of Staff to the Chancellor & Executive Director of External Relations|
|Katy Byrnes Kaiser||Director of Communications|
UW Colleges Administration
|Karen Schmitt||Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs|
|Joe Foy||Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs|
|Melissa Stutz||Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs|
Regional Executive Officers: Charles Clark, Jackie Joseph-Silverstein, Keith Montgomery, Martin Rudd
|Aaron Brower||Provost and Vice Chancellor|
|Malcolm Brett||Dean, Division of Broadcasting & Media Innovations|
|Mark Lange||Dean, Division of Business & Entrepreneurship|
|Karl Martin||Dean, Division of Cooperative Extension|
|David Schejbal||Dean, Division of Continuing & Online Education|