Wendy Woodward Named CIO at UW-Green Bay

UW-Green Bay’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Institutional Strategy Sheryl Van Gruensven is pleased to announce that Wendy Woodward will join UW-Green Bay as the University’s next Chief Information Officer (CIO). Wendy comes to UW-Green Bay from Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., where she has been the CIO since 2015. Prior to her role at Wheaton College, Wendy served as Director of Technology Support Services in the Information Technology Division at Northwestern University from 2004 to 2015.

“I am very excited that Wendy will be joining UW-Green Bay and I am certain she will excel in leading the IT Division and guiding the University in all areas of technology as we navigate a much more complex environment in higher education,” said Van Gruensven. “Wendy brings to UW-Green Bay a wealth of experience in all areas of information technology, security, and integration, ensuring initiatives meet the strategic goals of the organization. She is an excellent communicator with the ability to lead a sophisticated information technology (IT) environment with a passion for supporting pedagogy, scholarship, and student experience through effective technology advancements.”

Wendy will serve as member of the Chancellor’s Cabinet. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management and a Master of Science in Communication | Systems, Strategy, and Management Emphasis from Northwestern University.

WittKieffer’s April Allen and Courtney MacKinnon led this search.

Read the press announcement.