Faculty and Staff - Working Remotely due to Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Martin School faculty and staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future. Please email martinschool@uky.edu for assistance or general questions. You can also find specific faculty and staff emails here under "People." For details on UK's plan for Fall 2020, please visit https://www.uky.edu/coronavirus/

Robert Wiseman

Robert Wiseman, 2011 Distinguished Alumni
Distinguished Alumni

Bob Wiseman currently serves as Vice President for Facilities Management overseeing Campus Physical Plant Division, Medical Center Physical Plant Division, Capital Project Management Division, University Architect and Planning Office, Real Estate Services, and Auxiliary Services including Housing. Currently Facilities Management employs approximately 1000 employees and oversees ongoing capital construction projects of over $700 million.

Mr. Wiseman received his undergraduate degree and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Martin School at the University of Kentucky. He previously served as Lexington Commissioner of Public Works overseeing five operating divisions and numerous construction projects involving buildings, parking garages, roads, utilities and historic structure renovations. In addition, Wiseman served two Lexington mayors in the capacity as Executive Assistant overseeing major capital programs and serving as liaison to UK and the General Assembly. He has served as a member of the Campus Master Plan Committee, College Town Steering Committee, Martin School Board of Visitors, the Top 20 Steering Committee, Provost Search Committee, University Neighborhood Advisory Council, Presidents Sustainability Advisory Committee, along with other University wide committees. In recent years Wiseman has also taught graduate-level courses in Public Administration at UK.