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Academic Affairs & Programming

Who We Are

Our team helps academic departments explore options for serving nontraditional audiences. We are available to assist faculty and staff in the creation of accessible, high-quality post-baccalaureate degrees and certificates, to develop new approaches to delivery methods, and to help set the university on the path to greater investment in the teaching mission.

Questions?

Alissa Oleck, Associate Dean
608-263-7814
alissa.oleck@wisc.edu

What We Do

  • Academic planning
  • Project management
  • Financial and budget planning
  • Market research and analysis
  • Marketing strategy
  • Recruitment
  • Adult and Special Student services
  • Online course development
  • Assessment and evaluation planning

Our team

Carrie Backman

Position title: Summer Music Clinic Program Manager

Taryn Conaway

Position title: Project Program Manager

Brett Currie

Position title: Instructional Designer

Katie Effertz

Position title: Associate Director of Operations and Residential Programs

Keri Johnson

Position title: Assistant Dean

Denise Ksioszk

Position title: Manager of Diversity and Outreach and Commuter Programs

Anita Laabs

Position title: Badger Precollege Program Coordinator

Monique Lu

Position title: Program Coordinator

Madalyn Mackey

Position title: Youth Protection Project Coordinator

Aphra Mednick

Position title: Associate Dean

Kim Nawyn

Position title: Director of the Office of Youth Protection

Jackie Nevarez

Position title: Project Coordinator

Alissa Oleck

Position title: Assistant Dean for Professional Degrees & Certificates

John Oppenheimer

Position title: Instructional Design Manager

Christopher Pevey Harry

Position title: Assistant Dean

Danny Puser

Position title: Badger Precollege Project Coordinator

Ashley Rose

Position title: Youth Protection Specialist

Kate Ryan

Position title: Badger Precollege Program Coordinator

Dolores Sirek

Position title: Teaching, Learning and Technology Consultant

Olha Skyba

Position title: Associate Director of Academics and Development

Kelly Smith

Position title: Instructional Designer

Sarah Sobek Ozburn

Position title: Project & Data Manager

Tracy Spraetz

Position title: Program Coordinator

William Tishler

Position title: Media Specialist

Yu-Li Wang

Position title: Project Coordinator

Steven Wright

Position title: Events Coordinator