Andy Richards is the interim chief of staff to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to this role, Richards served as the senior special assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives at University of Wisconsin-System and the chief of staff to the UW System President. Before re-joining the System, he was associate vice chancellor for business and financial services at UW-Milwaukee, which serves more than 28,000 students and has a budget of over $500 million. Richards also served as assistant vice president for budget and planning at UW System. He has a MBA from UWM and a MA in public policy and administration from UW-Madison. In his free time, he enjoys biking, reading and volunteering for various nonprofit and civic organizations. Richards served on the board of directors of Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) the past six years, the last two years as board president.
Wisconsin Academy Administrative Offices and Steenbock Gallery
1922 University Avenue
Madison, Wisconsin 53726
James Watrous Gallery of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
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Madison, WI 53703