Dan Vande Yacht started as the new Registrar back on November 1, 2016.
Prior to UWGB, Dan worked at UW-River Falls (UWRF) as Registrar from 2006 to 2016. Before that he worked at UW-Colleges (UWC) as Registrar and Director of Admissions and with UW-Extension as Assistant/Associate Director of Student Services, Learning Innovation. He also spent some time in Admissions at Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) before becoming the Registrar at MSOE and also worked at UWRF as Assistant Football Coach and UW-Oshkosh as Assistant Football Coach.
Dan has a Master of Science in Education: Supervision & Instructional Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, with minors in Business Administration and Coaching from the UWRF.
Dan was a member of the River Falls Lions Club, chaired the River Falls Day Committee, and was the Club President in 2015-16. He was also a member of River Falls Police and Fire Commission and River Falls Emergency Medical Services Advisory Board.
Dan enjoys spending time with his family and is a big Wisconsin sports fan (Go Pack Go!). He also enjoys sporting activities and playing ball with his kids. He has a wife (Kim) and 3 children–Jessica is a 21-year-old junior majoring in Engineering at UW-Milwaukee, Jack is in the 5th grade, and Kaitlin is a 3rd grader in Ashwaubenon.
Dan graduated from Manitowoc Roncalli High School. His hometown is Brillion, Wisconsin.