Paige Smith


Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services

Ullsvik Hall
608.342.6171

  • Paige Smith joined UW-Platteville in April of 2018 to serve as interim vice chancellor of Administrative Services and to oversee the institution’s strategic planning initiatives, planning, and development.

  • Smith began her work in higher education in 2003 where she served as legal counsel for Southern Illinois University and then transferred to UW System in 2010.

  • Her areas of expertise include labor and employment, academic affairs, student affairs, student health care, Title IX, diversity and affirmative action, shared governance, campus safety and security, risk management, procurement, federal and state regulatory compliance, and litigation management.

  • Smith took a senior leadership role in higher education administration in May of 2016 when she served as chief of institutional policy and compliance at UW-Whitewater. In that position, she was responsible for providing oversight and advice to the chancellor and senior administration on Board of Regent policy, federal and state compliance matters as well as the Title IX Coordinator.

  • Smith also served as interim vice chancellor for Administrative Affairs at UW-Whitewater for a brief period in 2017.