Nikki Witt Penwell

Credentials: she/her/hers

Position title: Assistant Director & Academic Advisor

Email: wittpenwell@wisc.edu

Nikki Witt Penwell

About Nikki:

Nikki grew up in rural Wisconsin and recently returned to Madison after spending time in Berkeley, California and Chicago. She completed her undergraduate degree at UW-Madison in the School of Human Ecology and worked for Cross College Advising Service before earning a master’s degree at Penn State. Prior to joining L&S Academic Advising Services, she worked in residence life, student conduct and student advocacy services. Outside of work, Nikki enjoys exploring nature, playing board games, laughing with her family, and trying to keep her houseplants alive.

Education Background:

M.Ed, College Student Affairs (Penn State University)
BS, major in Human Development and Family Studies, certificate in Gender & Women’s Studies (UW-Madison)