The Office of Graduate Studies is excited to announce the hire of a new Graduate Programs manager. Starting Monday, August 16, 2021, Marci Hoffman (she/her/hers) will be joining us after spending the past three years as the education manager at the Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, Wis. She has a B.S. in Anthropology from UW-Oshkosh, a M.S. in Educational Leadership from UW-Oshkosh, and has worked in in various roles throughout higher education since 2007. Hoffman worked in the UW Oshkosh Office of Graduate Studies, where she performed such functions as thesis and dissertation review, management of graduate assistantships, worked closely with students and Graduate Program coordinators on policies and procedures, and even served more broadly at UWO as the University Staff Senate President.
She also brings vast experience and knowledge regarding community engagement and collaboration from her work with the Trout Museum of Art. In the Graduate Programs manager role at UWGB, Hoffman will work in close collaboration with our prospective, admitted, and enrolled graduate students, as well as graduate faculty and staff in the graduate studies office. She has shown a passion for graduate students’ well-being and is excited to assist in the expansion of Graduate Studies as a whole as we begin to offer more programs and certificates to meet the needs of our growing community.