Mark Kueppers

Credentials: he/him

Position title: Director, Center for Leadership & Involvement


Phone: 608.890.2206

Mark Kueppers

Areas of Specialty:

Personnel, Budget Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership Development

What niche do you fill in the Center for Leadership and Involvement?

Provide support and oversight regarding the day-to-day operations of the Center.  Consult with academic partners in infusing leadership into curriculum.

Academic Background:

B.A. Broadcast Journalism, Arizona State University; M.A. Leadership Studies, University of San Diego

Areas of Interest:

I love traveling, spicy food, sports, eating, the ocean, the Union Terrace, spending time with my Partner and, most importantly, the soon to be Super Bowl Champion Minnesota Vikings.

Personal Biography:

I am originally from Minneapolis. After graduating from Southwest High School I eventually made my way to Tempe, Arizona were I attended Arizona State. After finalizing my degree in Broadcast Journalism I moved to San Diego where I spent 6 years near the surf  of the Pacific Ocean. While in America’s Finest City I worked for the University of San Diego as the Athletic Ticket Manager. During this time I also completed my Master of Arts in Leadership Studies. Following the completion of this program I decided it was time to return to 4 seasons and the Midwest. I live downtown with my Partner, Jackie, and we take every opportunity we can to travel and engage in new adventures.

Favorite Quote:

“Listen with the ear of your heart.”

“Skol Vikings.”

What do you think every student should know about the UW-Madison campus?

UW-Madison provides endless opportunities to get involved. If you are willing to seek out support or direction you will be able to find it.