Michelle Zasada

Interim Director of Center for Distance Learning


Educational Background
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Psychology Minor), University of Wisconsin-Platteville Master's in Management and Leadership (In Progress), University of Dubuque
Professional Background
Michelle joined UW-Platteville in 1997 and has worked in Residence Life, Athletics, and Distance Education. Most recently, she served as the Operations Director in the Division of Professional Studies. Michelle oversees the Center for Distance Learning and works with strategic initiatives and operations for the division. Zasada has experience in admissions, student services, advising, student housing, social work, probation/parole and more.
Lifelong learning is something Zasada is passionate about. She says “Helping people reach their educational goals and learning myself in the process is one of the many rewards of working in higher education.” Zasada is a Platteville native and UW-Platteville alumna. She enjoys spending time with her four children (which include a UW-Platteville graduate and a UW-Milwaukee graduate!) and three grandchildren as well as home decorating and shopping.