You’re invited: Associate dean of students finalists come to campus

A search and screen committee has recommended three finalists for the  associate dean of students position at UW–Madison. All three candidates will be visiting campus in June to give public presentations and meet with members of the campus community. Anyone is encouraged to attend the public presentations.

The associate dean of students is a highly visible campus leader, a member of the division’s Central Leadership Team, and actively collaborates with a wide variety of campus and community stakeholders.

The associate dean’s overarching responsibilities include oversight of divisional departments, development of the division’s strategic priorities, addressing perennial and emerging issues, administration, problem solving, and fiscal accountability.

The Division of Student Life is part of a newly created group led by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs which also includes the Wisconsin Union, Recreational Sports, and University Health Services. The Division of Student Life’s departments include:

More information about the Division of Student Life may be found at


Presentations will be held at Union South and the Memorial Union. Please provide feedback via the online feedback forms (below) no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, July 2. Send accommodation requests to

Friday, JUNE 22, 3 – 4 p.m. (*recently updated)
Education Building, 159 Wisconsin Idea Room

Tuesday, JUNE 26, 1 – 2 p.m.
Memorial Union, East side of 3rd floor, Old Madison East Room
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Thursday, JUNE 28, 1 – 2 p.m.
Memorial Union, East side of 3rd floor, Old Madison East Room


  • View the complete job description here.


  • Sue Duhr, Budget and Finance Manager, Division of Student Life
  • Amol Goyal, Undergraduate Student in Mathematics, Economics, and Classical Humanities, ASM shared governance appointee
  • Joanna Gurstelle, Assistant Dean and Director of the Associated Students of Madison Staff and Programs
  • Tiffany Lee, Crossroad Coordinator, Gender & Sexuality Campus Center and Multicultural Student Center
  • Caroline Matkcom, Undergraduate student in Community and Non-profit Leadership, Dean of Students Advisory Board representative, incoming Senior class Vice President
  • Michael Moll, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine, Dean of Students Advisory Committee representative
  • Alecia Sundsmo, Associate Director of Mental Health Services and Director of Clinical Services, University Health Services
  • Argyle Wade, Assistant Vice Provost, Associate Dean and Chief of Staff for the Division of Student Life (search chair)

For questions, please contact Argyle Wade at