• Basic Information
  • Awards & Honors
  • Publications
  • Areas of Interest
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Presentations
Lindsay Blumer

Lindsay Blumer

Assistant Dean of Career and Professional Development, Instructor of Business Management

[email protected]
Office: B-09

Basic Information


  • M.P.A. Public Affairs: Public Policy and Nonprofit Management from LaFollette School of Public Affairs at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A. Journalism, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses Taught

  • BSA 309: Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • BSA 310: Nonprofit Organization Management

Awards & Honors

  • Continuing the Dream Award, Martin Luther King Jr. Week 2013
  • Group Volunteer of the Year Award, Christine Ann Domestic Abuse Services, Inc., 2010


  • "Service-Learning in Action: Students, Inmates and a Storybook Project," Chapter 5 in Handbook of Research on Community Engagement in 21st Century Education, Fall 2016
  • “Infusing Ethical Decision Making Into Service-Learning Experiences”: Chapter 7 in Service-Learning and Civic Engagement Sourcebook, Spring 2015
  • “Infusing Ethical Decision Making into Service-Learning Experiences” -forthcoming chapter in Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: A Sourcebook, 2015
  • “Finding Happiness” keynote presentation, Spring 2013

Areas of Interest

  • Social justice
  • Community organizing and asset mapping
  • Nonprofit management
  • Ethical leadership
  • Career readiness
  • Graduate outcomes
  • Social entrepreneurship

Professional/Scholarly Affiliations

  • Board of Directors president-elect: Administrative lead of the Wisconsin Independent Colleges Career Consortium
  • Board of Directors treasurer: Main fiduciary for the Wisconsin Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Board of Directors member/secretary: Tenured member of an early childhood educational organization board of directors focusing on fiscal oversight, capital improvements and program development
  • Board of Directors member/secretary: Wisconsin Leadership Institute (WLI) board member for three years launching several statewide experiential leadership programs and providing technical assistance to organizations
  • National Association of Colleges and Employers: member of national organization for promoting partnerships
  • Developing Leaders Within: Six-month leadership development program focusing on integral leadership components and personal skill development
  • Community Fellow Program: Year-long program that included extensive training in Community Impact and United Way organizational operation and success
  • Culture of Poverty Series: Series of discussions related to the root causes of poverty in U.S. communities and how nonprofit organization professionals can implement effective community-based solutions


  • "The Right, the Wrong and the Truth: What College Students Think and Say About Their Ethics and Yours," Conference session for the Annual Association of Practical and Professional Ethics," March 2018
  • “At the Intersection of Happiness and Leadership”, Presentation for Compassionate Fox Cities, 2013; and Wisconsin Park and Recreation Association, 2015
  • "Impact Between the Lines: Innovative Approaches to Service, the Liberal Arts and Social Justice" Wisconsin Campus Compact Civic Engagement Institute, “Creating Social Responsibility”, Spring 2016