Robert L. (Rob) Forget
Associate Director of Admissions
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rob Forget (pronounced For-shay) was born in Hancock, MI in 1966 and graduated from
Dollar Bay High School in 1984. In the fall of 1985, Rob enrolled at Northland College
in Ashland, Wisconsin on a basketball scholarship. After transferring twice, first to
Michigan Technological University and then to Northern Michigan University, Rob
received his B.S. in Business Administration from NMU in 1989. Rob has 19 credits
towards his master’s degree in Education Administration and Leadership.
In 1990, Rob joined the Admissions Office at Michigan Technological University as an
admissions representative. During his fifteen years at MTU, Rob has held many
positions including Campus Visit Coordinator, Assistant Director, Associate Director and
Director. In 2005, Rob left MTU to join the Office of Admissions at the University of
Wisconsin-Madison as Associate Director for Recruitment.
A member of many professional organizations including the American Association of
Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers as well as the National Association for
College Admission Counseling, Rob has served on many campus and professional
organizations as well as being trained in Total Quality Education (TQE).
Rob currently resides in Mt. Horeb, WI with his wife (Liz) two children, Tyler (16),
Tristyn (12) and dog Chloe.