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August 20, 1999


Fifty-Two New Faculty & Staff Have Joined UW-River Falls for the Academic Year Beginning Sept. 2.

College of Agriculture, Food, and Environmental Sciences

Dr. William A. Anderson, Dean; Ph.D. University of Nebraska; M.S. Ohio State University, B.S. Ohio State University; previous experience Ohio State University, University of Minnesota-Waseca, Hawkeye Institute of Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Agricultural Economics: Ms. Stacie A. Bosley, Lecturer; A.B.D. University of Minnesota; Lecturer; B.B.A. University of Wisconsin - Madison; previous experience University of Minnesota. Agricultural Education: Mr. Edwin J. Damman, Lecturer; A.B.D. Iowa State University; M.S. Iowa State University; B.S. Iowa State University; previous experience Iowa State University, Graceland College.

Agricultural Engineering Technology: Dr. Derek P. Whitelock, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, M.S. Texas A & M University, B.S. Texas A & M University; previous experience Cotton Ginning Research Unit, USDA-ARS Oklahoma State University, Texas A & M University. Animal and Food Science: Dr. Michelle Wieghart, Program Outreach Manager II; Ph.D. Cornell University, M.S. Michigan State University, B.S. Michigan State University; previous experience Ohio University, Cornell University, Michigan State University, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Plant and Earth Science: Dr. Michael P. Crotser, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Kentucky, M.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; previous experience University of Illinois-Extension, University of Kentucky, University of Illinois. Dr. Dawn R. Tracy, Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Minnesota, M.S. University of Minnesota, B.S. University of Wisconsin - Madison; previous experience Susquehanna University. Ms. Pamela J. Weller, Lecturer; M.S. expected August 1999 University of Wisconsin-River Falls; B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Cooperative Extension: Ms. Laura C. Walsh, Outreach Specialist; M.S. Iowa State University; B.S. Mundelein College; previous experience Iowa State University, University of Wisconsin-Stout.

College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Teresa M. Brown, Assistant Dean; Ph.D. University of Florida; M.A. Virginia Tech; B.A. Virginia Tech; previous experience University of Florida, Virginia Tech, and University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Art: Ms. Maren Kloppmann, Lecturer; M.F.A. University of Minnesota; B.A. Kansas City Art Institute; previous experience University of Wisconsin - River Falls, University of Minnesota, Winona State University. Mr. John F. Marshall, Lecturer; M.F.A. University of Minnesota, B.F.A. University of Minnesota; previous experience North Hennepin Community College, University of Minnesota.

Biology: Dr. Grace A. Thornhill, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Minnesota; B.S. University of Minnesota; previous experience St. Olaf College, Globe College of Business, University of Minnesota Medical School, Bethel College.

Chemistry: Dr. Karl P. Peterson, Assistant Professor; Ph. D. Iowa State University, B.S. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; previous experience Mount Holyoke College, Iowa State University. Ms. Heidi B. Nerud, Lecturer; B.S. University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

English: Mr. Andrew S. Bergquist, Lecturer; M.A. Mankato State University; B.S. University of Wisconsin - River Falls; previous experience Mankato State University. Dr. Jennifer S. Brantley, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Nebraska - Lincoln; M.A. Kansas State University; B.A. Wake Forest University; previous experience University of Nebraska - Lincoln, University of Helsinki, Finland, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Kansas State University. Dr. Laura French, Lecturer; Ph.D. Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.A. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities; M.A. North Dakota State University; B.A. Moorhead State University; previous experience Moorhead State University, Metropolitan State University, Northwest Technical College, St. Francis College. Mr. Ditlev S. Larsen, Lecturer; M.A. St. Cloud State University; B.A. Aalborg University and St. Cloud State University; previous experience University of Minnesota, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, St. Cloud State University.

Geography: Dr. Edward J. Delaney, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Washington-Seattle, M.A. University of Washington-Seattle, B.A. University of Washington-Seattle; previous experience University of North Carolina at Charlotte Urban Institute, Northern Michigan University, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Shoreline Community College, and Western Washington University.

Journalism: Mr. Steven P. Aggergaard, Lecturer; M.S. Northwestern University; B.A. Augsburg College; previous experience St. Paul Pioneer Press and Duluth News-Tribune. Dr. Meseret C. Reta, Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Minnesota; M.A. University of Minnesota (Political Science and Mass Communication); B.A. Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; previous experience University of Minnesota.

Mathematics: Ms. Susan M. Bowers, Lecturer; M.A. Hamline University, B.A. University of Wisconsin - River Falls; previous experience Chippewa Valley Technical College, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Modern Languages: Ms. Ming Yan, Lecturer; B.A. Shanghai International Study University; previous experience Zhejiang Education Institute.

Physics: Dr. Eileen M. Korenic, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Rochester, B.S. Mount Mary College; previous experience 3M Corporation, University of Rochester, Waukesha County Technical Institute Waukesha School District, Brookfield Learning Center. Dr. Lowell I. McCann, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Michigan State University, B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls; previous experience Michigan State University.

Political Science: Mr. Daniel W. Hartman, Lecturer; M.A. Mankato State College; B.S. Mankato State College. Mr. Peter E. Maritz, Lecturer; M.A.P.A. Hamline University; M.A.L.S. Hamline University; A.B. Princeton University. Mr. Larry E. Whittaker, Lecturer; M.A.P.A. Northern Illinois University, B.A. University of Minnesota - Duluth.

Psychology: Dr. Cyndi A. Kernahan, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, M.A. University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A. University of Central Oklahoma; previous experience University of Missouri-Columbia. Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice: Mr. Erik W. Larson; Lecturer; M.A. University of Minnesota; B.A. Hamline University; previous experience University of Minnesota, Metropolitan State University.

College of Education and Graduate Studies

Dr. Mary P. Manke, Associate Dean; Ph.D. University of Virginia, M.Ed. University of Virginia, B.A. University of Hawaii; previous experience Minnesota State University, Mankato, Virginia Commonwealth University, National-Louis University, University of Virginia. Dr. Dee McCollum, Instructional Program Manager II; Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, M.A.E. Olivet Nazarene University, B.S. Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; previous experience Mount Senario College, Illinois Wesleyan University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Communicative Disorders: Mr. David J. Beutel, Lecturer; M.A., B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls; previous experience Hinckley Public Schools. Dr. Thomas W. Jensen, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. Mankato State College; previous experience University of South Dakota-Vermillion, Presbyterian - St. Lukes' Hospital, Rush University, University of Missouri, University of Wisconsin-Steven's Point. Ms. Jill D. Kuzma, Lecturer; M.A. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, B.A. University of Minnesota; previous experience Stillwater Public Schools, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Counseling and School Psychology: Ms. Randi L. Erickson, Lecturer; A.B.D. University of St. Thomas; M.S.E. University of Wisconsin - River Falls; B.S. University of Wisconsin - Duluth.

Health and Human Performance: Dr. Susan J. Tarr, Assistant Professor; Ph.D. Texas Woman's University, M.A. Kearney State College, B.A. University of Northern Iowa; previous experience Bridgewater State College, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, University of Nebraska-Kearney.

Social Work: Mr. Donald Gjesfjeld, Outreach Program Manager I; M.A. George Warren Brown School of Social Work, B.A. Augsburg College; previous experience Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services.

Teacher Education: Dr. Stephanie J. Harty, Assistant Professor; Ph.D, M.A., B.S, University of Minnesota; B.A. Carleton College; previous experience at North East Metro District Schools, Anoka-Hennepin School District, and the University of Minnesota. Dr. Margaret Phinney, Associate Professor; Ed.D. University of Massachusetts, M.Ed. University of Massachusetts; B.Ed. Acadia University; B.A. University of Southern Maine; previous experience at the University of Minnesota, University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Smith College, Bridgetown Elementary School, and the Peace Corps.

School of Business and Economics

Business Administration: Mr. Ahmed T. Abdelaal, Lecturer - Marketing; M.B.A. Mankato State University, B.A. Ain Shams University; previous experience St. Thomas University.

Administrative Appointments

Academic Success Center: Ms. June K. Schubert, Advisor; M.A. Rochester Institute of Technology, B.S. Skidmore College; previous experience University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

Admissions Office: Ms. Julie A. Stensaas, Administrative Specialist; B.S. University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Development and Alumni Relations: Ms. Kimberly A. Gould-Speckman, Associate Development Specialist; M.S. Mankato State University, B.A. University of Wisconsin-River Falls; previous experience at College of St. Benedict and Mankato State University.

Financial Assistance: Ms. Beth M. Boisen, Advisor; B.S. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point; previous experience University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Ms. Teresa M. Jardon; Advisorz; B.S. Iowa State University; previous experience University of Wisconsin-River Falls and Iowa State University.

Information Technology Services: Mr. Daniel J. Miller, Information Processing Consultant; B.S. University of Wisconsin - River Falls; previous experience University of Wisconsin - River Falls.

Leadership Center: Mr. Michael J. Stifter; Associate Student Services Coordinator; M.S. Colorado State University; B.S. Moorhead State University; previous experience at The University of Kansas, North Dakota State University. Mr. Chris R. Tenold; Associate Student Services Coordinator; M.A. Idaho State University; B.S. St. Cloud State University, previous experience Idaho State University, Westminster College.

Library: Mr. Todd R. Digby, Academic Librarian; M.L.I.S. University of Alberta; B.A. Brandon University; previous experience University of South Dakota, University of Alberta.

Provost & Vice Chancellor: Dr. Barbara A. Rebhuhn, Associate Provost and Vice Chancellor; Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison, M.S.E. University of Wisconsin - River Falls, B.S. University of South Dakota; previous experience University of Wisconsin - River Falls, Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwa Community College, University of Wisconsin - Madison, River Falls School District. Registrar's Office: Ms. Lisa A. Clark, Administration Program Manager I; B.A. University of Wisconsin-River Falls; previous experience University of Wisconsin-River Falls, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Ms. Susan R. Walton; DARS Advisor; B.A. University of Delaware; previous experience at Wilmington College.


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