Kelly Rupp

Position title: Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs

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Kelly C. Rupp is the Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Affairs. In this role, she creates and sustains several Office of the Provost initiatives, including recruitment and retention of faculty and staff; professional development for faculty and staff; and support for dual career couples. She also collaborates with university partners on climate, inclusion, belonging, and diversity efforts. Prior to joining the Office of the Provost, she worked for nine years at UW–Madison’s Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. She earned a Master of Arts degree from UW–Madison and a Bachelor of Arts degree from UW–Milwaukee, both in Mass Communication.