Our Office

Mission

Maintain the integrity of all core functions.

Develop staff, both professional and student, to progress in their desired career that leads to an enjoyable, productive, and stimulating workplace.

Collaborate and engage with the campus community to ensure we efficiently and effectively meet the needs of faculty, staff and students.

Continuously support the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and embrace the Wisconsin Idea.

Become a national model known for creativity, innovation, and services which places us at the forefront of our profession.

Role

The Office of the Registrar collaborates and engages with the campus community to ensure we effectively and efficiently meet the needs of faculty, staff, and students by continuously supporting the teaching and learning mission of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and embracing the Wisconsin Idea. We are building a better campus community by supporting students, faculty, and staff through the creation and implementation of essential enrollment, curricular, credit, and student record services, tools, and guidance.

We are part of the Division of Enrollment Management, which includes the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, and the Office of Student Financial Aid.

Core Values

  • Foster student success and achievement of academic goals and degree completion
  • Enhance the educational experience
  • Ensure academic integrity within record keeping and enrollment processes
  • Collaborate to build a supportive, diverse, and inclusive environment represented in our thoughts and actions
  • Commit to utilizing shared knowledge, creativity, and innovation to examine unique circumstances

ORGANIZATIONAL UNITS

Student Services

Recording and accessing information on the student record from the time a student applies for admission to after graduation. This can include residence for tuition determination, course enrollment, academic and demographic updates to the student record, transcript production, enrollment and degree verification, and diploma services.

Curricular and Academic Management Services

(“CAMS”) Course catalog management; requisite creation and enforcement; Schedule of Classes oversight, support, and auditing; course and instructor data maintenance; classroom assignments administration and support; academic course planning; enrollment controls coordination and outreach; Lumen and MARC implementation and management; degree audit system encoding, coordination, and support; and coordination for campus undergraduate certificate programs.

Compliance, Reporting, and Eligibility Services

(“CRES”) Student record data requests; student data reporting and outreach; determines and certifies athletic eligibility.

Application Development and Technical Services

(“ADTS”) Manages overall infrastructure setup and maintenance of Office of the Registrar data systems, including SIS set-up and processes, project management, identity and access management, enterprise data management and security, desktop support, and network services.

STAFF DIRECTORY

Please visit the main contact page for most effective ways to get in touch with the Office of the Registrar when you’re not trying to reach a specific staff person.

Dave Ableman

Position title: Degree Audit Encoder

Email: dableman@wisc.edu

Kim Alling

Position title: Senior Technical Integration Engineer

Email: kim.alling@wisc.edu

Aaron Apel

Position title: IT Project Manager & Business Analyst

Email: aaron.apel@wisc.edu

Jeff Armstrong

Position title: Assistant Registrar for Curricular Services

Email: jeff.armstrong@wisc.edu

Sara Arnsdorf

Position title: Degree Audit Encoder

Email: sara.arnsdorf@wisc.edu

Katie Block

Position title: Assistant Registrar for Student Services

Email: katelyn.block@wisc.edu

Nikki Bollig

Position title: Course Specialist

Email: nikki.bollig@wisc.edu

Jen Brown

Position title: Lumen Systems Administrator and Trainer

Email: jennifer.brown@wisc.edu

Corey Campbell

Position title: Student Records Automation Specialist

Email: clcampbell@wisc.edu

Stu Churchill-Hoyer

Position title: Senior Information Technology Strategy Consultant & SIS Analyst

Email: stu.churchillhoyer@wisc.edu

Ellen Clark

Position title: Communications Specialist

Email: eaclark2@wisc.edu

Dani Creasey

Position title: Student Status Examiner

Email: danielle.creasey@wisc.edu

Kathleen Cummings

Position title: SIS Training Facilitator

Email: kathleen.cummings@wisc.edu

My Linh Do

Position title: Credit Evaluation Specialist

Email: my.linh.do@wisc.edu

Jennifer Donahoe

Position title: Data Specialist

Email: jddonahoe@wisc.edu

Anna Dunn

Position title: Credit Evaluation Specialist

Email: anna.k.dunn@wisc.edu

Eric Durkee

Position title: Data Specialist

Email: edurkee@wisc.edu

Chuck Dvorak

Position title: Senior Program Specialist

Email: chuck.dvorak@em.wisc.edu

Brittany Elandt

Position title: Curricular Specialist

Email: brittany.elandt@wisc.edu

Matt Evans

Position title: Degree Audit Encoder

Email: mjevans@wisc.edu

John Ford

Position title: Director of Student Enterprise Applications

Email: john.ford@wisc.edu

Katie Free

Position title: Assistant Registrar for Project Portfolio Management, Application Development and Technical Services

Email: katie.free@wisc.edu

Katie Gagliano

Position title: Student Status Examiner Senior

Email: kgagliano@wisc.edu

Leslie Gardner

Position title: Senior Technical Integration Engineer

Scott Golueke

Position title: Assistant Registrar for Credit Evaluation Services

Email: scott.golueke@wisc.edu

Heather Hollister

Position title: Systems Programmer

Email: heather.hollister@wisc.edu

Phil Hull

Position title: Senior Data Strategist

Email: phillip.hull@wisc.edu

Nick Hunter

Position title: Enrollment Automation Specialist

Email: nshunter@wisc.edu

Jonny Khammanivong

Position title: Athletic Academic Eligibility Specialist

Email: jkhammanivong@wisc.edu

Jeff Kirschling

Position title: Associate Registrar for Compliance, Reporting, and Eligibility Services

Email: jkirschling@wisc.edu

Kate Kurek

Position title: Curricular Outreach Coordinator

Email: kate.kurek@wisc.edu

Will Lipske

Position title: Associate Registrar for Curricular and Academic Management Services

Email: will.lipske@wisc.edu

Eric MacKay

Position title: Assistant Registrar for Degree Audit and Academic Programs

Email: emackay2@wisc.edu

Diana Maki

Position title: Associate Director for Academic Affairs, Office of Undergraduate Advising and Office of the Registrar

Email: diana.maki@wisc.edu

Tristin Marotz

Position title: Athletic Eligibility Coordinator

Email: tmarotz@wisc.edu

Leah Meicher

Position title: Student Enterprise Applications Manager

Email: leah.meicher@wisc.edu

Debbie Moy

Position title: Student Status Examiner Senior

Email: debbie.moy@wisc.edu

Scott Owczarek

Position title: University Registrar

Email: scott.owczarek@wisc.edu

Katie Paar

Position title: Student Services Coordinator & Outreach Specialist

Email: kpaar@wisc.edu

Sherran Pak

Position title: Senior Program Specialist

Email: sherran.pak@wisc.edu

Maria Peters

Position title: Software Developer

Email: mrpeters4@wisc.edu

Tony Pietsch

Position title: Residence Counselor

Email: adpietsch@wisc.edu

Margo Ptacek

Position title: Credit Evaluation Specialist

Email: mmptacek@em.wisc.edu

Dale Redmond

Position title: Software Engineer

Email: dale.redmond@wisc.edu

Angie Rieves

Position title: Special Projects Manager

Email: angela.rieves@wisc.edu

Priya Sachithanandam

Position title: Business Analyst

Email: sachithanand@wisc.edu

Jacob Smallegan

Position title: Credit Evaluation Specialist

Email: jacob.smallegan@wisc.edu

Selinda Somerville

Position title: Residency Counselor

Email: selinda.garcia@wisc.edu

Dana Stav

Position title: Student Status Examiner

Email: dstav@wisc.edu

Cori Stewart

Position title: Data Specialist

Email: cori.stewart@wisc.edu

Sharon Sumner

Position title: Degree Audit Encoder

Email: sharon.sumner@wisc.edu

Jim Vogel

Position title: Software Developer

Email: jevogel2@wisc.edu

Beth Warner

Position title: Associate Registrar for Student Services

Email: beth.warner@wisc.edu

Cheryl Wise

Position title: Business Analyst

Email: cheryl.wise@wisc.edu

Erynn Zweifel

Position title: Curricular Specialist

Email: ezweifel@wisc.edu