Adam Jussel

Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students

Adam leads an amazing Dean of Students Office team to support students in matters concerning:

  • Student conduct
  • Student advocacy and engagement
  • Support resources (including basic needs)
  • Campus safety initiatives
  • Crisis management (including student deaths)

Adam works to translate student needs and concerns into changes on campus to make UWM better for students. As co-lead of the Campus Cares initiative, he works towards supporting a variety of programs and research around trauma-informed care; student, faculty, and staff wellbeing; and comprehensive, holistic health and wellbeing for all UWM students, faculty, and staff. Adam is also the co-chair of UWM’s threat assessment (behavioral intervention) team and is the UWM Clery Officer.

In addition to his work at UWM, Adam is a faculty member for higher education law and policy at Marquette University and a member of the 2024 Wisconsin Forward 48 leadership development program.

Before joining UWM, Adam was the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct at Washington State University, after representing WSU as an assistant attorney general. With a certification in higher education law and policy from NASPA, he is a member of the Associate Vice President NASPA Region IV-E Board, speaks and presents topics such as trauma-informed care, mental health, student conduct, Title IX, and other areas related to campus compliance.

Adam received his juris doctorate from Seattle University and his Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems from California Lutheran University. He is a member of the Washington Bar.

You can find him cruising around Milwaukee with his dog, Delilah, at a Bucks game, or at a local coffee shop.