Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, January 14, 2019

2006 alumna Klippel leading UW–Madison Budget Office

Jennifer Klippel Jennifer Klippel

Jennifer Klippel (MPA ’06) was named director of UW–Madison’s Budget Office on January 9. She served as interim director since July 2018, succeeding Tim Norris, who led the office since 2004.

Since joining the Budget Office in 2011, Klippel has worked on a wide range of campus budget and financial issues. She previously worked at UW System and the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.

The budget director is responsible for developing and managing UW–Madison’s $3 billion annual budget and ensuring that the university complies with all state, federal and UW System budget requirements. The director advises campus leaders on financial and budgetary matters.

KlippelKlippel also received bachelor’s degrees in history and political science from UW–Madison.