Meet Joel P. Spiess, MS

"I look forward to providing excellence in the administration of the MCW Pharmacy School's academic services, contributing to our operational effectiveness and the pursuit of our vision. Where I contribute the most is in arenas that allow me to utilize my organizational skills, attention to detail, and vision for improvement and optimization. I enjoy program development discussion and guiding colleagues and students as they identify strengths and opportunities for improvement on both personal and programmatic levels."

Joel P. Spiess, MS

Joel P. Spiess, MS

Coordinator of Academic Affairs




Joel P. Spiess, MS, joined the Pharmacy School in June 2016 as the Coordinator of Academic Affairs. In his role, Mr. Spiess manages the School’s academic and administrative services, including the curricular approval process, schedule of classes, student course registration, and graduation and licensing requirements. He also collects and assesses data related to academic assessment and student progression and contributes to the School's accreditation process. Mr. Spiess has eight years of prior experience in related areas of higher education, including curricular affairs, academic advising, and students affairs. He has also taught undergraduate courses in an accredited health sciences program. Mr. Spiess earned his baccalaureate degree in music education and his graduate degree in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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  Education and Training

Master of Science (MS), Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis - University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Music (BM), Music Education - University of Wisconsin-Madison