The Office of the Vice President for Administration is responsible for the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the University of Wisconsin System institutions. It advises the Board of Regents and the President of the UW System, and UW institutions in formulating, interpreting, and implementing policies related to sound business operations, oversight, and strategic planning. It also provides leadership for systemwide projects to ensure highly functioning services consistent with best practices.
The Vice President supports the President in developing recommendations to assist the Board of Regents in fulfilling its responsibilities to maintain and advance public trust and to engage campus leadership in strategic planning and consensus-building regarding the development of infrastructure, facilities, and human capital. The Vice President also provides administrative oversight to UW-Shared Services, a new entity dedicated to providing scalable operational services to UW institutions and UWSA.