Educational Innovation Program Development


Who we are?

The Educational Innovation Program Development team is a service unit whose purpose is to help academic departments campus-wide explore serving non-traditional audiences. Our experts are available to assist faculty and staff in the creation of accessible, high quality post-baccalaureate degrees and certificates and developing new approaches to curriculum and research, and help set the university on the path to greater self‑sufficiency.

What we do?

  • Academic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Enrollment Management
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Recruitment
  • Student Services
  • Financial and Budget Planning
  • Online Development Services

Related Links & Resources

Campus EI
Graduate School

Contact us

To learn more about our services, call or email Katy Duren, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, at or 608-263-5114.


Alissa Oleck

Project Manager

Amy Holevas

Instructional Designer

Aphra Mednick

Assistant Director of Summer Term

Bethany Stoppel

Curriculum & Instruction Coordinator

Bobbi Rohrs

Instructional Designer

Colleen Valdez

Instructional Designer

Denise Ksioszk

Commuter Programs Coordinator & Community Engagement

Dolores Sirek

Project & Student Manager, Designer and Developer

Emily Baker

Manager of Online Production and Development

Gabrielle Gigot

Content Developer QC Specialist

Haley Kerkhoff

Instructional Technologist

Helen Chen

Instructional Designer

I-Pang Fu

Faculty Associate

Jennifer Sandridge

Precollege Initiatives Project Manager

Karen Skibba

TeachOnline@UW Project Manager

Kathryn Duren

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Summer Term, Administration

Katie Effertz

Residential Programs Coordinator & Admissions

Keri Johnson

Project Manager

Laurie Merrell

Project Manager

Louis Loeffler

Instructional Technologist

Maria Vishnevsky

Project Manager

Marty Gustafson

Assistant Dean

Michael Knopf

Project Manager

Nicole McIntosh

Instructional Technologist

Olha Skyba

WCATY Director

Prenicia Clifton

Director of Precollege Programs

Sara Kluender

Director of Recruitment Strategies

Wendy Fritz

Program Director

William Tishler

Administration Media Specialist