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School/College Academic Planner Contacts

Names and contact information for the academic planners in the various schools and colleges. Each individual's primary area(s) of responsibility related to academic planning are noted in italics.

Following is a list of the faculty and/or staff in the schools and colleges who are responsible for academic planning activities. 

Table of academic planning contacts
School/College Contacts
Data, Academic Planning & Institutional Research (DAPIR) Michelle Young
Associate Director, DAPIR
meyoung@wisc.edu 
Lumen Systems, academic structure
Melissa Schultz
Academic Planner
melissa.r.schultz@wisc.edu 
Lumen Courses, course proposals, University Curriculum Committee, curricular changes and Guide interaction
Karen Mittelstadt
Academic Planner
mittelstadt@wisc.edu 
Program review, Accreditation, Lumen Programs, University Academic Planning Council, NC-SARA
Agricultural and Life Sciences, College of

Megan Ackerman-Yost
Assistant Dean Academic Programs and Policies
megan.ackermanyost@wisc.edu
Program review, program development, assessment, new program development

Diana Anderson
Academic Planner
diana.frantzanderson@wisc.edu
Course proposals, program proposals
David Wright-Racette
Academic Planner
wrightracett@wisc.edu
Course proposals
Business, School of Joann Peck
Associate Dean
joann.peck@wisc.edu 

Zach Hershoff
Academic Planner
hershoff@wisc.edu 

Brigid Patterson
Academic Planner
brigid.patterson@wisc.edu 
Continuing Studies, Division of Alissa Oleck
Assistant Dean of Professional Degrees & Certificates
alissa.oleck@wisc.edu 
Education, School of  Adam Nelson
Senior Associate Dean 
adam.nelson@wisc.edu 
Sara Alva Lizarraga
Policy and Planning Analyst
sara.alvalizarraga@wisc.edu
Academic program development and changes
Cindy Waldeck
Academic Planner
waldeck2@wisc.edu 
Course proposals, program proposals, assessment, program review
Engineering, College of Sara Hagen
Academic Planner and Data Analyst
planner@engr.wisc.edu
Graduate School Jenna Alsteen
Assistant Dean for Academic Analysis, Planning, and Assessment
jenna.alsteen@wisc.edu 
Program review, Lumen Programs, , Graduate Faculty Executive Committee
Lorena Kemen
Institutional Academic Planner I
Guide, program proposals
Human Ecology, School of Annette McDaniel
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Innovation
amcdaniel@wisc.edu 
Jonathan Henkel
Director of Academic Planning and Assessment
jhenkel2@wisc.edu 
Holly Anderson
Assistant Director of Academic Planning
hnanderson2@wisc.edu 
Law School TBD
Letters & Science, College of Elaine Klein
Associate Dean for Academic Planning
elaine.klein@wisc.edu 
Program review, cross-college initiatives, centers and institutes, academic program development
Kim Grocholski
Academic Planner
kim.grocholski@wisc.edu
Program proposals

Sara Stephenson
Academic Planner
sara.stephenson@wisc.edu
Course proposals

Medicine and Public Health, School of

Maddie Sychta
Academic Planner II
sychta@wisc.edu

Amy Neeno-Eckwall
Phase 3 Education Coordinator neenoeckwall@wisc.edu 
MD/Health professional programs course proposals

Nelson Institute 

Steph Tai
Associate Dean for Faculty and Educational Affairs
tai2@wisc.edu

Tara Mohan
Academic Planner
temohan@wisc.edu

Nursing, School of Katie Bleier
Assistant Dean
katie.bleier@wisc.edu 
Pharmacy, School of  Beth Janetski
Assistant Dean for Assessment and Academic Planning
janetski@wisc.edu 
Emily Tarter
Academic Advisor and Curricular Services Manager
emily.tarter@wisc.edu 
Course proposals
Veterinary Medicine, School of  Peggy Schmidt
Associate Dean for Professional Programs
peggy.schmidt@wisc.edu 
Program review
Kathleen Cummings
Administrative and Curricular Specialist
kmcummin@wisc.edu  
 

If you have an update to this table, please contact Karen Mittelstadt (Academic Planner, DAPIR) at mittelstadt@wisc.edu

Updated 06.22.23



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