Monica Rice has worked for UW System since March of 2009. She began working as a program assistant for the Office of General Counsel and the Office of the Board of Regents in September 2011. Previously, she worked as an office associate for the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and the Assistant Vice President for Federal Relations. Prior to moving to Madison to work for UW System, Monica lived and worked in northwest Wisconsin. She earned her Administrative Assistant Associate Degree at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Ashland in 2000 and subsequently worked there for several years as part of the Information Center Staff. In a previous life, Monica was a cosmetologist and ran a beauty salon in her home for 23 years.