New CEO/dean named at UW-Sheboygan
Jacquelyn Joseph-Silverstein succeeds Al Hardersen
MADISON, Wis. – Ray Cross, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin Colleges and University of Wisconsin-Extension, today named Dr. Jacquelyn A. Joseph-Silverstein to serve as campus executive officer and dean at the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan.
Joseph-Silverstein is director of research administration at the Blood Center of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. She previously served as executive vice president of academic and student affairs at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and associate vice chancellor at the University of Connecticut, where she was chief operating officer of the Stamford Regional Campus in southwestern Connecticut. A full curriculum vitae is available here.
“I am excited to have the opportunity to work with the talented faculty and staff at UW-Sheboygan who clearly are committed to providing their students with a high quality educational experience that will ensure their success throughout their educational journey,” Joseph-Silverstein said. “I am also looking forward to meeting our campus community neighbors and regional stakeholders. I’m eager to begin engaging with them and learning how we can best share the assets of UW-Sheboygan and the University of Wisconsin System.”
She succeeds Al Hardersen, who stepped down as dean in January 2012 after serving as CEO/dean since 2007. Paul Chase, UW-Barron County CEO/dean, has served as interim CEO/dean since Hardersen’s departure and will continue as interim until Joseph-Silverstein starts her new duties January 1, 2013.
“I am very pleased to be able to appoint a seasoned administrator to lead this important campus,” Cross said. “She brings a wealth of administrative experience from both large and small academic environments.”
Joseph-Silverstein earned a Ph.D. at City University of New York, master’s degree at Emory University and bachelor’s degree at the University of Connecticut, all in biological sciences.
UW-Sheboygan is a campus of the UW Colleges, a unit of the University of Wisconsin System comprised of 13 freshman-sophomore campuses and UW Colleges Online that offer an associate degree in arts and science and prepare students of all ages and backgrounds for baccalaureate and professional programs.