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The vision of the UW Oshkosh Office of Human Resources is to be the most trusted and credible resource in the University for assistance with human resources matters. We will function as: 
    • A valued internal consultant and leader ensuring support for practices and standards to engage employees and result in effective use of human, financial, technical, and physical resources;
    • Professionals that place a high value on collaborative relationships while recognizing the importance of individual contributions; and
    • Strategic partners who are responsive to the diverse needs of all university employees.


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Human Resources Department is a creative and collaborative resource that successfully partners with campus constituents to provide strategic solutions to human resource matters. The Office of Human Resources has service as its main goal and works to apply continuous improvement principles, consistent with the directives contained in the University’s Strategic Plan. 

The Human Resources team commits to:

    • Maintain confidentiality and ethical behavior
    • Communicate honestly and constructively with others; Work with each other to resolve issues in a prompt, fair and equitable manner; Respect the ideas, roles and talents of all members of our team
    • Maintain an open, inclusive, and safe environment; Treat everyone with respect, courtesy, dignity and integrity
    • Infuse humor into our workplace
    • Recognize, reward and celebrate success
The Human Resources staff is committed to providing all colleagues and customers with the highest level of customer service and guidance. Please contact our office by calling 920-424-1166 or emailing

Click here for a summary contact list of the Human Resources team


Laurie Textor, Associate Vice Chancellor
Strategic Issues (Succession Management, Departmental Reorganizations, Workforce Planning) Employer and Employee Relations/Investigations
Legislative and Policy Compliance
Oversight Communications  

Phone: (920) 424-1166
Shawna Kuether, Deputy Director
Oversight of HR Office Operations and Procedures
Develop/Review/Interpret/Implement Policies and Procedures
Employer and Employee Relations/Investigations
Oversight of Electronic Systems Implementation and Upgrades
Exit Interviews (University and Professional Academic Staff)

Phone: (920) 424-0283


  Workforce Relations & Training

Holly Shea, Workforce Relations & Training Specialist

Employee Relations (Academic Staff & University Staff)
Campus Training & Development

Phone:(920) 424-0750

  Recruitment & Employment

Jo Fenrich, Human Resource Assistant Advanced
Jo Fenrich
Immigration Coordinator
Contract Administration (Faculty/IAS/PAS/GAs)
Performance Evaluations for PAS and GAs
University and Professional Academic Staff Titling
University and Professional Academic Staff Salary Recommendations
Inter-Institutional Transactions

Phone: (920)-424-2279
Jenna Roovers, Human Resource Assistant
Page Up Implementation Trainer
TTC Study Coordinator

Shannon Lemke, Human Resource Assistant
PageUp Trainer
Recruitment Administration
University and Professional Academic Staff Titling
Performance Evaluation Tracking
Temporary Employment  

Phone: (920)-424-2095
Kimberly Olson, Human Resource Assistant

Kimberly Olson

Personnel Transactions
New Appointment and Contract Processing
CAPP and Ad Hoc Requests  
Rehire Contracts

Phone: (920)-424-3396


Katelyn Fenner, Benefits Specialist
Benefits Administration

Phone: (920) 424-3008

  Payroll & Leave

Brenda Rens, Monthly Payroll Specialist
Faculty and Academic Staff & Graduate Assistant Payroll
Faculty and Academic Staff Leave Accounting    

Phone: (920) 424-1412
Jodi Anthony, Bi-weekly Payroll Specialist
Work Related Injuries/Worker’s Compensation
University Staff Payroll
University Staff Leave Accounting
Student Payroll and Employment  

Phone: (920) 424-2070

  Office Management

Mindy Roever, Program Assistant Confidential
Primary Office Management
Criminal Background Checks
Employee Directory
CHRO Calendar

Phone: (920) 424-1166

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

Monday – Friday 7:45AM – 4:30PM

Phone:  (920) 424-1166

Fax: (920) 424- 2021


Dempsey Hall 328
800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901