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August 30, 2001


39 New Faculty/Staff Join UW-RF

A total of 39 new faculty and staff members were on hand as UW-River Falls began its 127th academic year on Sept. 5.

Here is a listing of those employees by division.

Administration

Kevin Brown, Executive Assistant; M.B.A. Pepperdine University, B.A. Denison University. Virginia Coombs, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; Ph.D. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, M.A. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, B.A. Denison University. Barbara Nemecek, Dean of the College of Business and Economics; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, M.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout, B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout. William Rost, Assistant Chancellor for University Advancement/Foundation; M.S. Indiana University, B.A. Indiana University. Leon Zaborowski, Dean of Outreach and Graduate Studies, Ph.D. University of Idaho; B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Agriculture Education: Timothy Buttles, Assistant Professor; M.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Agriculture Economics/Cooperative Extension: Gregg Hadley, Assistant Professor; M.S. Michigan State University, B.S. Purdue University.

Animal and Food Science: Gary Onan, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Carolyn Thomas, Lecturer; Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, M.S. Pennsylvania State University, B.S. University of Alaska. Jeffrey Varcoe, Lecturer; M.S. Minnesota State University-Mankato, B.A. Southwest State University.

College of Arts and Sciences

Biology: Timothy Lyden, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Maine/Orono, B.S. University of Maine/Orono.

Chemistry: Daniel Marchand, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, B.S. St. John¹s University.

English: Bridget O¹Meara, Lecturer; M.A. Washington State University, B.A. University of Minnesota. Dominic Saucedo, Lecturer; M.F.A. University of Minnesota, B.A. Carleton College. Clint Stevens, Lecturer; M.A. Southern Illinois University, B.A. Southern Illinois University.

Geography: Alicia Acken, Outreach Program Manager I; M.A. University of Akron, B.PH. Miami University.

History and Philosophy: Linda Canzanella, Lecturer; B.A. University of Minnesota. Zhiguo Yang, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Maryland, M.A. University of Maryland and Beijing University, B.A. Shandong Teacher¹s University.

Mathematics: L. Allen Hoogheem, Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, M.S. University of Arizona, B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Modern Language: Kristine Bulter, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, M.A. University of Minnesota, B.A. Carleton College. Jennifer Cook, Lecturer; B.A. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Music: Thomas Barnett, Assistant Professor; D.M.A. University of Georgia, M.M. Northwestern University, B.M. Univeristy of Akron.

Physics: Andreas Keiling, Lecturer; M.S. Technical University of Berlin, B.S. University of London. Glenn Spiczak, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Indiana University, M.A. Indiana University, B.S. Indiana University.

Psychology: Travis Tubré, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Texas A&M University, M.S. Texas A&M University, B.S. University of Southwestern Louisiana.

Speech Communication and Theater Arts: Frances Ford, Lecturer; M.F.A. University of Florida, B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jean Oswald, Lecturer; M.A. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

College of Education and Professional Studies

Counseling and School Psychology: Michael Bonner, Visiting Assistant Professor; Ed.S. University of Nebraska, M.A. University of Nebraska, B.A. University of Nebraska.

Health and Human Performance: Jennifer Berna, Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. University of Wisconsin-Platteville, M.S., B.S. University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Beth McLeod, Lecturer; M.S. Saint Mary¹s University of Minnesota B.S. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. James Tangen-Foster, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Idaho, M.S. University of Idaho, B.S. Southern Illinois University.

Teacher Education: Thea Dunn, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Washington State University, M.S. University of Bridgeport, M.B.A. California State University, B.A. College of Mount Saint Vincent. Gayle Ward, Assistant Professor; M.Ed. Xavier University, B.A. Smith College. Victoria Weinberg, Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, B.S. University of Northern Illinois-Dekalb.

College of Business and Economics

Business and Economics: Douglas Ohmer, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Kentucky, M.B.A. Northern Kentucky University, B.A. Thomas More College.

Computer Science and Information Systems: Saif al Zahir, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Pittsburg, M.E. University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Outreach and Graduate Studies

Amber Tubré, Outreach Program Manager I; M.S. Texas A&M University, B.A. Luther College.

Administrative Appointments

Academic Success Center: Lana Meyer, Advisor; B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Belete Muturo, Student Services Program Manager; Ed.D. University of Akron, M.A., B.A. University of Akron.

University Daycare Center: Paula Hyde, Student Services Specialist/Child Center; B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.


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