Joel P. Spiess, MS
Interim Director of Student Affairs, Program Manager for Academic Affairs
BM, Music Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
In his role as Program Manager for Academic Affairs, Mr. Spiess manages the Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum and coordinates the program's academic services and operations, including the D2L/Brightspace learning management system and MCWconnect student information system. Mr. Spiess also manages the academic calendar, schedule of classes, course registration, degree audit, and graduation clearance, as well as student preparation for licensure. He serves on the accreditation team for the Pharmacy School and guides general policy development for the academic program and organization.
Prior to joining MCW, Mr. Spiess worked for eight years in related areas of higher education, including curricular affairs, academic advising, and student affairs. He has also taught undergraduate courses in an accredited health sciences program.
I strive to provide excellence in the administration of the School of Pharmacy’s academic services to both faculty and students, contributing to our operational effectiveness and the pursuit of our vision. I enjoy program development discussions and guiding colleagues and students alike as they identify strengths and opportunities for improvement on both personal and programmatic levels
Joel P. Spiess, ms