Office Directory

Dean's Office

As a civic, academic and administrative leader, the Regional Executive Officer/Dean’s primary responsibility is to provide academic and strategic leadership to the Southeast Region, and work collaboratively with faculty and staff members, and students to establish policies and practices that ensure regional and campus success. (The Southeast Region includes UW-Washington County as well as UW-Sheboygan and UW-Waukesha). The Regional Associate Dean acts as campus administrator and is responsible for overseeing daily internal operations of the campus. 

Dr. Jackie Joseph-Silverstein, Regional Executive Officer/Dean
Ann LaForce, Regional Executive Assistant

Academic Affairs

 Academic Affairs promotes and ensures academic quality in the UW Colleges and encourages the efficient use of resources to achieve that end. It does so through a variety of programs, ongoing activities, and special projects designed to achieve excellence in instruction, curriculum, and the academic environment.

Stephen Schmid, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs (UW-Waukesha campus)

Campus Counseling Services

A professional counselor is available to provide free and confidential short-term mental health counseling services to currently enrolled UW-Washington County students. To schedule an appointment, you can email Michelle Appel, or set up an appointment using the online scheduling tool:  AgileGrad.  Appointments are generally available Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m..  Campus Counseling Services page

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education office provides credit and noncredit academic, professional development and training programs, and summer camps. See Continuing Education page.

Questions: email: 


The library provides a physical and virtual collection of resources to support students, faculty and community members in their research pursuits. Through personalized and classroom instruction, librarians offer training in finding, evaluating and synthesizing information for specific research questions.  The library also serves as a comfortable, quiet environment supportive of individual and group study. See Library page.

Lee Wagner (effective 1-13-15)

Marketing and Communications

The Marketing & Communications Office oversees all media relations, press communications and social media for the campus. This office also cooperatively develops and manages the campus marketing and enrollment management plan, directs campus advertising, develops campus publications, is responsible for content and management of the campus website, administers marketing budgets, manages campus photography and other related duties.

For marketing, advertising, design and web assistance, please contact the UW Colleges Office of Marketing and Enrollment at or visit the UW Colleges Marketing and Enrollment webpage to start a project.

For media and public relations issues, please contact: 
Sue BauschRegional Director of Communications - Southeast

Solution Center

The Solution Center provides comprehensive assistance to prospective and current students in the areas of admission, financial aid, advising, orientation, placement testing, disability services, tutoring services and student activities.

Advisors are available to help students learn about degree options, majors, academic requirements, and the process of transferring. Help is also available in assessing career goals, planning a return to school, adjusting to academic life, or other areas of concern relevant to beginning or returning to college. See the Solution Center webpage.

Courtney O'Connell, Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Campus Administrator, UW-Washington County