Contact the University Studies Program (USP)
University Studies Program
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Pollock House Reservations
The historic Pollock House space may be used by small groups for meetings and events.
Learn more about reserving the Pollock House.
Meet the USP Staff
Associate Professor of History
Come to Gabe with any questions, critiques, or problems with our overall program or professional development. We're open to your comments and ideas -- after all, the USP was designed to evolve with our needs. When Gabe is not in Pollock House, you'll find him in his office in the Department of History in Sage 3615.
USP Associate Director/
Ken is a resource for Quest and Explore course instructors on all aspects of the USP. Ken actively assesses these instructors' needs during the semester and assists in planning and creating professional development opportunities for them. When Ken is not in Pollock House, you'll find him in his Mathematics Department office, Swart 239.
Debbie Gray Patton
Seek Debbie's help when you have questions or concerns about your Peer Mentor, if you have course scheduling issues or requests, student registration and add/drop issues for Quest courses, or you need assistance or information about USP 200.
Civic Engagement Coordinatorluederm@uwosh.edu
(920) 424-4231Mike is the master of all things related to Quest III. Call on him if you have questions about Quest III community partners, alumni mentors, or logistical issues. He's well-versed in the expectations for everyone involved in Quest III.
Sue manages our USP email and ensures it gets prompt responses. She is also the one who organizes USP (and CETL) events. Sue's is the voice you'll hear when you call our main line (x1257) and she keeps track of the (piles and piles and piles) of paperwork for us.
USP Quality Control
Mary keeps track of courses that have been approved for USP and helps to ensure the course offerings make sense for our students. She's also the person to contact if you want to use Pollock House for an event (which we encourage you to do!).
USP Council Members
Carleen Vande Zande, Associate Vice Chancellor for Curricular Affairs & Student Academic Achievement
Samantha Looker, Director for First-Year Writing (WBIS)
Douglas Roubidoux, Coordinator for Comm 111
Ron Rindo, Coordinator for Connect (Advanced Composition)
Jordan Landry, Faculty Coordinator, Intercultural Knowledge Signature Question
Jim Feldman, Faculty Coordinator, Sustainability Signature Question
Paul Van Auken, Faculty Coordinator, Civic Learning Signature Question
Karl Boehler, Quest I Faculty Representative
(Vacant), Quest II Faculty Representative (Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in serving in this capacity and are an experienced Quest II instructor!)
Emmet Sandberg, Quest III Faculty Representative