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Company Overview of University of Wisconsin System

Company Overview

University of Wisconsin System manages and governs University of Wisconsin campuses. It has campuses in Eau Claire, Green Bay, Oshkosh, Milwaukee, La Crosse, Parkside, Madison, Platteville, River Falls, Stevens Point, Stout, Superior, and Whitewater. University of Wisconsin System was founded in 1971 and is based in Madison, Wisconsin.

1220 Linden Drive

Madison, WI 53706

United States

Founded in 1971



Key Executives for University of Wisconsin System

Senior Vice President of Administration
Executive Senior Vice President
Age: 71
General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

University of Wisconsin System Key Developments

Alex Hummel Names as Associate Vice President for Communications with the University of Wisconsin System Administration

Alex Hummel has been named Associate Vice President for Communications with the University of Wisconsin System Administration (UWSA). In his role, Hummel will provide administrative oversight of the UWSA communications staff and help lead and coordinate UW System's strategic communications and stakeholder engagement. Hummel, 38, has served as Director of News Services and Public Relations in the Office of Integrated Marketing Communications at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh since January 2011. He worked with senior UW-Oshkosh leadership to help lead strategic internal and external university communications. He also provided creative and editorial direction and content for the campus news presence, websites, annual reports and alumni magazine, while serving as the institution's media relations and public information officer. Previously, Hummel served as the Community Outreach and School Prevention Education Coordinator for Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services Inc. Between 1999 and 2009, Hummel also worked for the Oshkosh Northwestern newspaper (Gannett Wisconsin Media) as an award-winning journalist, serving as Editorial Page and Community Conversation editor and, before that, as a local government, public affairs and investigative reporter.

University of Wisconsin System UW System's New Chief Audit Executive, Effective from July 1, 2014

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross announced that Lori L. Stortz will be the UW System's new chief audit executive, leading the Office of Internal Audit. Effective from July 1, Stortz will have responsibility for managing all internal audit functions at UW System, enterprise risk management, and compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Stortz, a certified public accountant, has served as audit partner and Milwaukee office managing partner at McGladrey LLP since 2007. The chief audit executive reports directly to the Board of Regents through the Board's audit committee as well as to President Cross.

University of Wisconsin System Appoints John N. Diamond as Interim Associate Vice President for External Relations and Strategic Communications

University of Wisconsin System announced that John N. Diamond has been named Interim Associate Vice President for External Relations and Strategic Communications. In this role, Diamond will provide day-to-day management of the System's communications personnel and will assist in coordinating strategic communications involving all of the UW System institutions. Diamond has worked at institutions of higher education in Arkansas and Maine. Diamond will report directly to Vice President James Villa.

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