Welcome to Carroll:

Brian Fuller, Learning Commons Info Desk Supervisor (January 25, 2022)
Munira Dughish, Visiting Lecturer of Chemistry (January 18, 2022)
Simone Gheller, Collaborative Pianist (January 18, 2022)
Samantha O'Sullivan, Assistant Director of Student Success (January 18, 2022)
Sara Wollemann, BSN Lab Assistant (January 18, 2022)
Ya-Huei Lu, Instructional Designer (January 13, 2022)
Robert Jellis, Grounds Crew Worker (January 10, 2022)
Sydney Fricker, BSN Lab Assistant (January 10, 2022)
Sydney Goecks, BSN Lab Assistant (January 10, 2022)
Linda Kowalski, BSN Lab Assistant (January 10, 2022)
Nicole Riley, BSN Lab Assistant (January 10, 2022)
Nicole Young, BSN Lab Assistant (January 10, 2022)
Kimberly Newman, Administrative Assistant to the Provost (January 3, 2022)
Terri DeWalt, Visiting Clinical Assistant in Behavioral Health Psychology (January 1, 2022)

Best of luck as you leave Carroll:

Barb DeYoung, Administrative Assistant - Department of Education (February 4, 2022)

Gerard DePons, Building Maintenance Mechanic (February 4, 2022)

Courtney Foster, Academic Strategy Coordinator (January 26, 2022) 

Eric Bayer, Grounds Crew Worker (January 21, 2022)

Kurt Simmons, Building Maintenance Mechanic (January 21, 2022)

Monica Brooks, Certified Medical Assistant (January 2, 2022)

Kerry Kiel, HRSA Primary Care Training & Enhancement Grant Coordinator (December 31, 2021)

Nancy Ferguson, Assistant Registrar (December 31, 2021) 

Teege Mettille, Vice President for Enrollment (December 31, 2021)

Nicole Williams, COVID-19 Student Contact Tracer (December 23, 2021)

Linda Spice, Electronic Communication Coordinator (December 22, 2021)

Linda Chalupsky, Administrative Assistant - Alumni Engagement (December 22, 2021)

Maryam Javdani, BSN Lab Assistant (December 15, 2021)

Kathryn Pauc, BSN Lab Assistant (December 14, 2021)

Rebecca Whelpley, Collaborative Artist (December 10, 2021) 

Jonathan Hubbard, COVID-19 Student Contact Tracer (December 6, 2021)

Matthew Bennett, Grounds Crew Worker (December 3, 2021)

Changes to current Carroll Employees:

Kristen Brzezinski, Wellness & Student Employment Coordinator (January 23, 2022)

Mary Hensel, Assistant Registrar (January 23, 2022)

Ashely Oldenburg, Associate Registrar (January 16, 2022) 

Mark Krzykowski, Associate Athletic Director (January 14, 2022)

Carrie Kropp, Interim Director of Financial Aid (January 1, 2022)

Dawn Scott, Interim Vice President for Enrollment (January 1, 2022)

In light of the recent tragedy, please remember that the employee assistance program (EAP) is available.  EmployeeConnectSM Services offers confidential support, guidance and resources 24/7 for all employees and their immediate household family member.
The EAP can refer you to local grief counselors in our community for both in-person and virtual visits (up to four free sessions per person).

Simply go to:
Please login using the following information:

→    USERNAME: LFGsupport
→    PASSWORD: LFGsupport1

As with all EmployeeConnect SM services, use of the online resource library is confidential and available 24-hours a day.

For more information, contact a specialist at 888-628-4824.  Also see "Coping with Trauma" on the Employee Assistance Program page for tips. 
Disaster Distress Helpline
An additional resource is the Disaster Helpline.  You can call or text 800-985-5990 to be connected to a trained, caring counselor 27/7. 
NAMI of Southeast Wisconsin Resources
The following partners of NAMI are available for appointments with little or no wait time:
• Patrice Flanagan-Morris, LCSW Empowerment Within LLC 262-563-9207 Family Services of Waukesha: https://www.fswaukesha.org/
• On Purpose Psyche (Oconomowoc): https://www.onpurposepsyche.com
• Cedar Lake Counseling (Brookfield): https://www.cedarlakecounseling.com/
• Hope for a Better Tomorrow (Waukesha): https://www.hopeforabettertomorrow.com/
For children and family support groups:
• Healing Hearts of Waukesha: https://www.healingheartsofwaukeshaco.org/
• NAMI Southeast WI Peer Support Youth Outreach Specialist: Text or call: 262-993-6903 Email: lsandoval@namisoutheastwi.org
For emotional Support via telephone:
• Children’s Hospital: 414-266-6500
• Disaster Distress Helpline: Call or text 800-985-5990
If you need assistance connecting to a resource, please do not hesitate to contact the NAMI Southeast WI Waukesha Program Office at 262-524-8886 or info@namiwaukesha.org
Advice for parents on talking to children:
Children may be asking a lot of questions and possibly finding it difficult to cope. Dr. Jessica Lahner provides advice for parents on talking to children on Real Milwaukee: https://www.fox6now.com/news/tragedy-in-waukesha-advice-for-parents-on-talking-to-kids?fbclid=IwAR3iMkJSXejpenEAzj1yICrKrfJ3KyK4jdMFuhyL6JDrquHiU2OINJzCl5E

The Department of Human Resources is located on the corner of Wright and Charles St (204 N Charles St)

Phone: 262.524.7123    |    Fax: 262.650.4814    |    Email HR

Office Hours:  

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm 

We are here to assist, please feel free to connect with us via email, phone or over teams. 

Pictured left to right  top row: Kristen Davis, Kelly Pearse, Amanda Stevens 

Bottom row: Kristen Brzezinski, Kenzie Carl, Billy Niklasch

Kelly Pearse - Director of Human Resources



  • Customer focused HR solutions
  • Ensure compliance
  • Employee manual interpretation
  • External survey participation
  • Performance appraisal program
  • HR Business Partner functions

Billy Niklasch - Senior HR Business Partner & Benefits Manager



  • Employee relations
  • Separations & exit interviews
  • Employee & supervisory guidance
  • Job description development
  • Compensation analysis
  • Benefits Administration
  • Tuition Scholarship 
  • Leave of absence (Worker's Compensation, FMLA, Accommodations)

Kristen Davis- HR Business Partner



  • Employee relations
  • Separations & exit interviews
  • Employee & supervisory guidance
  • Job description development
  • Compensation analysis

Amanda Stevens- HR Business Partner



  • Employee relations
  • Separations & exit interviews
  • Employee & supervisory guidance
  • Job description development
  • Compensation analysis

Kenzie Carl - Talent Acquisition Coordinator



  • Manage recruitment process for staff
  • Adjunct hiring process
  • Coordinates interview logistics
  • Applicant communication
  • Process pre-employment
  • On-boarding
  • New employee orientation

Kristen Brzezinski - Wellness Coordinator



  • Wellness initiatives
  • Liaison for wellness
  • Employee engagement wellness events
  • General HR inquiries

Kelly Pearse
 Academic Affairs
 Human Resources/Legal
 Senior Leadership

Billy Niklasch
Student Affairs
Institutional Advancement
Amanda Stevens
College of Health Sciences
Marketing and Communications
School of Business
Kristen Davis 
College of Arts and Sciences
Finance and Administration
School of Education and Human Services 

The health and well-being of Carroll University’s faculty, staff, students, and their families is our top priority. That is why we want to provide our community with information that can keep them healthy and informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please visit our portal page to view the Carroll University: Temporary Workplace Expectations and Guidelines. These temporary workplace expectations and guidelines are effective January 1, 2022 through January 31, 2022. We will continue to monitor U.S. Centers for Disease Control Guidelines, the Wisconsin Department of Health and Human Services and industry-specific guidance from organizations such as the American College Health Association and ensure the workplace expectations and guidelines are updated accordingly.