Jenny Faust

Position title: Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives & Director


Phone: (608) 262-6030

445 Henry Mall
Room 410
Madison, WI 53706

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Dr. Jenny Faust joined UW–Madison as a consultant in the former Office of Quality Improvement (OQI) in October 2016. Prior to that, she served as the assistant to the president for student success and director of the Office of the First-Year Experience at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Additionally, she was the associate vice president for academic affairs at California State University, Fullerton, where she was responsible for all aspects of faculty affairs and faculty development, as well as leadership development for department chairs. She also served as assistant vice president for academic personnel at California State University, Los Angeles. The common thread running through her career in higher education – from faculty member to academic administrator – is a commitment to faculty, staff, and student success in high-quality academic programs. Dr. Faust holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and has over 25 years of experience in higher education.