Involvement of alumni and friends of the College of Letters & Science strengthens its ability to extend a tradition of excellence in education, research, and outreach that achieves the Wisconsin Idea. The Letters & Science Board of Visitors is a select group of key stakeholders with unique access to the Dean, faculty, staff, and students in order to advise and support the mission of the College.
The purpose of the Letters & Science Board of Visitors is to serve as an advisory group and partner with the Dean to provide knowledge, external perspective, and financial resources to advance the mission of the College.
Patricia "Pat" Donovan Wright
President, Donovan Wright Advisors LLC
Communication Arts BSE’74
Consultant, Amundson Partners
Vice President, Corporate Responsibility, Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. (Retired)
Social Work and Sociology B.A.’73; Law J.D.’76
Herman Baumann III
Founder, Green Line Strategies LLC
Co-Founder/Chief Philanthropy Officer, Coupons.com
Senior Vice President, CCC Information Services Inc. (Retired)
Robert "Rob" Buono
Owner, Henry Street Partners, LLC
International Studies and Political Science B.A.'86
James "Jim" Burgess
Kenneth "Ken" Ciriacks
Vice President, Technology, AMOCO Corporation (Retired)
Senior Vice President, Communications, Wheels Up
President, Cavelle Consulting Group Inc.
Political Science B.A.'82; Journalism & Mass Communication M.A.'92
Louis Holland, Jr.
President and Chief Financial Officer, Cumota LLC
Vice Chairman, Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp
Founder, Koplovitz and Co.
Radio, Television & Film B.S.’67
Executive Vice President, Charles Schwab & Company, Inc. (Retired)
Political Science B.S.’78
Chairman, Public Policy Forum (Retired)
Director of Community Relations, M.A. Mortenson Company
General Partner, Sevin Rosen Funds (Retired)
Consultant and Angel Investor
Managing Partner, Schemco LLC
Economics and Political Science B.A.’82
Of Counsel, Cozen O’Connor LLP
President/Owner, Antigo Construction Inc.
Psychology B.S.’61; Industrial Relations M.S.’64
Senior Vice President, Aurora Health Care
English and History B.A.’76; Law J.D.’79
Managing Director, Rewards, Talent & Communication, Towers Watson
John "Jack" Bolz
Investor, Oscar Mayer Company (Retired)
W. Jerome "Jerry" Frautschi
Chairman of the Board, W. Jerome Frautschi Foundation
Mary Clare Freeman
Teacher/Speech Language Clinician, Wausau District Public Schools (Retired)
Senior Vice President/Director/Co-Founder, Exel Inns of America (Retired)
George Hamel, Jr.
Vitner, Hamel Family Wines
Communication Arts B.A.'80
Of Counsel, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP
History and Philosophy B.A.’81
Judith Carlson Kelley
Director of Development, Oregon State University (Retired)
President, Global Payment Advisors
History and Communication Arts/Radio, Television & Film B.A.’73
Deputy Director, National Science Foundation (Retired)
Sociology M.A.’65; Ph.D.’68
President/Producer, Mirisch Corporation
Council Member — Third District, City of Los Angeles (Retired)
Political Science B.A.’51
Senior Vice President, Dain Bosworth
President, Schubert Associates, Inc.
Chancellor Emeritus, UW-Madison