Susan has been a member of the University of Wisconsin-Madison community for 20+ years. She joined the Center in fall 2019 and oversees all higher and continuing education initiatives, with the goal of bringing empirically validated strategies around wellbeing to the UW-Madison campus and beyond in the form of curricular, co-curricular and non-credit, online programs to benefit university students, the broader campus community and society at large.
Prior to joining the Center for Healthy Minds, Susan worked for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the Wisconsin School of Business and the Wisconsin Alumni Association in varying capacities, but all with a global focus. Over the years she has worked with UW-Madison faculty, alumni, campus and international partners to develop, implement and manage for-credit academic programs in biological and health sciences, environmental and agricultural sciences, and business -facilitating experiences for UW-Madison students in more than 25 countries around the world.
Master of Science from UW-Madison in Higher Educational Administration with a concentration in international and comparative education
Bachelor of Arts from UW-Madison in International Relations
What does well-being mean to me?
"For me, wellbeing is a sense of inner calm and “grounded-ness” and having meaningful connections with the people around me."