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Wartburg College - 100 Wartburg Blvd. - Waverly, IA 50677
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  Oct 18, 2017
 
 
    
2012-2013 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Personnel



President’s Cabinet

Darrel D. Colson, President
Mark L. Biermann, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Gary S. Grace, Vice President for Administration
Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Deborah L. Loers, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management


Faculty

Ronald G. Alexander (1966)
Professor of Philosophy and Religion; B.S., 1959, Midland College; M.A., 1966, Northwestern University; M.Div., 1963, S.T.D., 1972, Lutheran School of Theology; Ph.D., 1995, University of Iowa.

Jane E. Andrews (2001)
Professor of Music, Director of Castle Singers, Director of St. Elizabeth Chorale; B.A., 1973, University of Northern Colorado; M.M., 1983, Colorado State University; D.M.A., 1997, University of Missouri Conservatory-Kansas City.

Ann R. Arns (1999)
Lecturer in Physical Education; B.S., 1985, Drake University; M.A., 1992, University of Northern Iowa.

Cynthia M. H. Bane (2003)
Associate Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1991, Luther College; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1997, Miami University.

Joy L. Becker (2011)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1997, Wartburg College; M.S., 1999, Iowa State University;  Ph.D., 2002, Iowa State University.

Mark L. Biermann (2012)
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty; B.S., 1984, University of Rochester; M.S., 1989, University of Rochester; Ph.D., 1991, University of Rochester.

Bret L. Billet (1990)
Professor of Political Science; B.S., 1984, Manchester College; M.A., 1986, Ph.D., 1989, Miami University.

Brian J. Birgen (2001)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1991, University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., 1997, University of Michigan.

Mariah H. Birgen (1997)
Professor of Mathematics, Director, Scholars Program; B.S., 1991, University of California; Ph.D., 1997, University of Michigan.

Daniel W. Black (1993)
Professor of Physical and Engineering Science; B.S., 1986, M.S., 1990, Ph.D., 1993, Iowa State University.

Karen E. Black (1993)
Professor of Music, College Organist; Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professorship in Organ; B.M., 1984, St. Olaf College; M.M., 1986, Indiana University School of Music; D.M., 1994, Indiana University.

Bonita R. Bock (1991)
Lecturer in Religion, Co-Director of Wartburg West; B.A., 1975, Luther College; M.Div., 1980, Luther Northwestern Seminary.

Nelson C. Bock (1991)
Lecturer in Religion, Co-Director of Wartburg West; B.A., 1975, Brown University; M.Div., 1980, Luther Northwestern Seminary.

Travis J. Bockenstedt (2012)
Lecturer in Communication Arts/McElroy Chair in Communication Arts; B.A., 2009, Wartburg College; M.S., 2012, Fullsail University.

Roberta L. Bodensteiner (1993)
Professor of Education; B.A., 1970, M.A., 1981, Ed. D., 1987, University of Northern Iowa.

Thomas K. Boerigter (2001)
Associate Professor of Spanish; B.A., 1982, Hope College; M.A., 1997, Ph.D., 2000, Indiana University-Bloomington.

Kathleen J. Book (2004)
Associate Professor of Education; B.A., 1972, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 1994, Viterbo University; Ed.D., 2000, Drake University.

Joyce E. Boss (1995)
Professor of English; B.A., 1982, San Diego State University; M.A., 1991, Ph.D., 1995, University of California, Los Angeles.

Benjamin D. Bousquet (2004)
Associate Professor of Physics; B.S., 1999, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2003, University of Minnesota.

Rev. Ramona Bouzard (1994)
Dean of the Chapel; Herbert and Cora Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair; B.A., 1976, University of Texas at Austin; M.Div., 1980, Luther Theological Seminary.

Rev. Walter C. Bouzard, Jr. (1994)
Professor of Religion, Co-Director of Global and Multicultural Studies; B.A., 1976, University of Texas at Austin; M.Div., 1980, M.Th., 1988, Luther Northwestern Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1996, Princeton Theological Seminary.

Josef M. Breutzmann (1981)
Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics; B.S., 1976, M.S., 1977, M.S., 1981, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., 1996, Iowa State University.

Clifford W. Brockman (2006)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.A., 1975, Iowa State University; M.A., 2005, University of Iowa.

Gloria L. Campbell (1979)
Hagemann Professor in Business, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics; B.A., 1971, M.A., 1979, M.B.A., 1984, University of Northern Iowa.

Rachel E. Clark (2011)
Assistant Professor of English; B.A., 2002, The Ohio State University; M.A., 2005, The Ohio State University; Ph.D., 2011, Ohio State.

Darrel D. Colson (2009)
President; B.A., 1977, Louisiana State University; M.A., 1981, Vanderbilt University; Ph.D., 1987, Vanderbilt University.

Justin D. Crouse (2012)
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., 2008, Wartburg College; M.B.A., 2012, Iowa State University.

Christine A. DeVries (2007)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.A., 2000, Luther College; Ph.D., 2007, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Vanessa K. Doriott Anderson (2012)
Instructor of French; B.A., 2004, Macalester College; M.A., 2006, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 2012, Duke University.

Denis P. Drolet (1992)
Associate Professor of Chemistry; B.A., 1983, Augustana College (Ill.); Ph.D., 1991, State University of New York at Binghamton.

William A. Earl (2001)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.A., 1972, M.A., 1975, California State University, Long Beach; M.P.A., 1988, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1992, University of Oregon.

Vicki Edelnant (1990)
Director of the Pathways Center, Senior Lecturer in Liberal Studies; B.A., 1972, M.A., 1983, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2006, University of Northern Iowa.

Shawn M. Ellerbroek (2004)
Otto Endowed Professorship in Chemistry, Associate Professor of Chemistry/Biochemistry; B.A., 1995, University of Iowa; Ph.D., 2000, Northwestern University.

Andrea N. Eslick (2012)
Assistant Professor of Psychology; B.S., 2006, Iowa State University; M.A., 2009, Duke University; Ph.D., 2011, Duke University.

Timothy G. Ewest (2007)
Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 1995, Crown College; M.A.,1996, Wheaton College Graduate School; M.B.A., 2000, George Fox University; Ph.D., 2009, George Fox University.

LeAnn E. Faidley (2011)
Assistant Professor of Engineering; B.S., 1999, Iowa State University; M.S., 2001, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2006, The Ohio State University.

Tamara L. Faux (2004)
Associate Professor of Social Work; The O. Jay and Patricia Tomson Endowed Professor in Social Work; B.A., 1990, Luther College; M.S.S.W., 1991, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 2000, The Union Institute.

Barbara J. Fedeler (2000)
Professor of Art; B.F.A., 1982, Drake University; M.F.A., 1985, University of Arizona.

Charles C. Figura (1999)
Professor of Physics and Astronomy, Director of the Platte Observatory; B.S., 1992, Bradley University; M.S., 1997, Ph.D., 1999, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Kimberly K. Folkers (1989)
Associate Professor of Marketing; B.A., 1981, University of Northern Iowa; F.L.M.I., 1986; M.I.M., 1989, College of St. Thomas.

Johanna Foster (2006)
Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., 1978, University of Nevada; M.Phil. Biology, 1985, Ph.D., 1989, University of Kansas.

Scott T. Fullwiler (2001)
James A. Leach Endowed Chair in Banking and Monetary Economics, Associate Professor of Economics; B.A., 1994, Ph.D., 2001, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Tamrat W. Gashaw (2012)
Assistant Professor of Economics; B.S., 2000, Alemaya University; M.A., 2005, Addis Ababa University; M.A., 2008, Western Michigan University; Ph.D., 2012, Western Michigan University. 

Lizabeth A. Gehring (2011)
Visiting Assistant Professor in English; B.A. 1978, Ohio University; M.A., 1989, University of Iowa; Ed.D., 2011, Argosy University.

Gary S. Grace (1996)
Vice President for Administration, Associate Professor of Physical Education; B.S., 1981, M.Ed., 1988, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Erik M. Grayson (2012)
Assistant Professor of English; B.A., 2000, St. Olaf College; Ph.D., 2010, SUNY-Binghamton.

Craig A. Hancock (1995)
Professor of Music, Director of Bands; B.M., 1977, Simpson College; M.A., 1979, D.M.A., 1992, University of Iowa.

Melanie D. Harms (2009)
Assistant Professor of Music Therapy; B.M.E., 2000, Wartburg College; M.M.E., 2003, University of Kansas.

John D. Haugen (1979)
Assistant Professor of Accounting; B.A., 1969, Concordia College (Minn.); C.P.A., 1973; B.S.B.A., 1973, M.S., 1978, University of North Dakota.

Paul M. Hedeen (1995)
Professor of English; B.A., 1976, Kent State University; M.A., 1984, University of Akron; Ph.D., 1990, Northwestern University.

Ann L. Henninger (1983)
Professor of Biology; A.B., 1968, Wilson College; Ph.D., 1973, University of Michigan.

David P. Herwaldt (2010)
Assistant Professor of Art; B.S., 1979, M.I.T.; M.F.A., 2009, University of Iowa.

Joel R. Holst (1995)
Head Baseball Coach, Lecturer in Physical Education; B.A., 1985, Coe College; M.S., 1990, Northwest Missouri State University.

Steven C. Johnson (1989)
Head Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track and Field Coach, Assistant Professor of Physical Education; A.A., 1975, Golden Valley Lutheran College; B.A., 1977, M.S., 1985, St. Cloud State University; M.S., 1981, South Dakota State University.

Brian C. Jones (2000)
Professor of Religion; B.A., 1981, Point Loma College; M.Div., 1986, Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1995, Emory University.

Rev. Judith A. Jones (2000)
Professor of Religion; B.A., 1982, Point Loma College; M.Div., 1986, Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1999, Emory University.

Daniel Kaplunas (2011)
Assistant Professor of Music and Conductor of the Wartburg Community Symphony; B.M., 2001, University of North Texas; M.M., 2003, University of North Texas; D.M.A., 2008, University of Georgia.

Rev. Kathryn A. Kleinhans (1993)
Professor of Religion; B.A., 1980, Valparaiso University; M.Div., 1984, Christ Seminary (St. Louis) and Lutheran School of Theology (Chicago); Ph.D., 1995, Emory University.

Julie A. Kliegl (2007)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 1983, Coe College; M.B.A., 1993, New York University Stern School of Business; Ph.D., 2009, Capella University.

Samantha C. Larimer Bousquet (2008)
Assistant Professor of Biology: B.A., 2001, Earlham College; Ph.D., 2007, Cornell University.

Jennifer J. Larson (2007)
Assistant Professor of Music; B.M., 1992, M.M., 1996, University of Utah; D.M.A., 2001, University of Michigan.

Karen S. Lehmann (2000)
Information Literacy Librarian; B.A., 1978, Luther College; M.A., 1979, University of Iowa.

Scott C. Leisinger (2006)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement; B.A., 1987, Wartburg College; M.A., 1991, University of Northern Colorado.

Eric M. Y. Leong (2010)
Information Literacy Librarian; B.A., Coe College; M.L.I.Sc., 2008, University of Hawaii – Manoa.

Terry L. Letsche (2003)
Associate Professor of Computer Science; B.A., 1989, Wartburg College; M.S., 1991, University of Iowa, Ph.D., 2008, University of Iowa.

Terrence J. Lindell (1984)
Professor of History; B.A., 1978, Augustana College (S.D.); M.A., 1982, Ph.D., 1987, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Erika L. Lindgren (2006)
Associate Professor of History; B.A., 1989, Mount Holyoke College; M.A., 1992, State University of New York; Ph.D., 2001, University of Iowa.

Deborah L. Loers (2007)
Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students; B.A., 1973, M.A., 1975, M.A., 1978, Ph.D. 1985, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Yvonne E. Losch (1975)
Assistant Professor of German; B.A., 1956, Mount Holyoke College; M.A., 1975, Harvard University.

Sonja C. Lynch (2001)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., 1982, St. Olaf College; M.A., 1989, Ph.D., 1999, Indiana University at Bloomington.

Neil D. Martinsen-Burrell (2006)
Associate Professor of Mathematics; B.S., 1999, Harvey Mudd College; Ph.D., 2004, University of Colorado.

Jennifer M. McBride (2011)
Assistant Professor of Religion/Board of Regents Chair in Ethics; B.A., 1999, University of North Carolina; M.A., 2006, University of Virginia; Ph.D., 2008, University of Virginia.

Diane M. McCarty (2001)
Professor of Education; B.A., 1976, William Penn College; M.A.E., 1988, Ed.D., 2002, University of Northern Iowa.

J. Keith McClung (1998)
Professor of Biology; B.A., B.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1983, West Virginia University.

David A. McCullough (1998)
Professor of Biology; B.A., 1982, University of Dallas; M.S., 1985, Ph.D., 1991, Texas Tech University.

Eric C. Merten (2012)
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.A., 1996, Luther College; M.S., 1999, University of Minnesota; Ph.D., 2009, University of Minnesota.

Susan L. Meyeraan (2004)
Associate Professor of Business Administration; B.B.A., 1982, University of Iowa; M.B.A., 1984, University of Northern Iowa; M.A., 1987, University of Iowa.

James M. Miller (1991)
Co-head Wrestling Coach, Instructor in Physical Education; B.A., 1975, M.A., 1988, University of Northern Iowa.

Zak K. Montgomery (2009)
Instructor in Spanish; B.A., 2002, Kalamazoo College; M.A., 2004, Indiana University at Bloomington.

Shaheen S. Munir (1988)
Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1978, M.A., 1980, Osmania University (India); Ph.D., 1988, The Ohio State University.

Scott J. Muntefering (2009)
Assistant Professor of Music Education; B.M.E., 1999, University of South Dakota; M.M., 2001, University of South Dakota; D.M.A., 2009, North Dakota State University.

Rev. Peter T. Nash (2003)
Saemann Franklin I. and Irene List Endowed Chair in World Communities, Professor in Religion and Liberal Studies; A.B., 1975, Concordia Senior College; M.Div., 1979, Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., 1992, University of Chicago.

Lee D. Nelson (2009)
Zahn Patricia R. Endowed Chair in Choral Conducting, Associate Professor of Music, Director of the Wartburg Choir and Ritterchor; B.M., 1996, Concordia College, Moorhead; M.M., 2003, University of Arizona, Tucson; 2009, D.M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson.

Amy L. Nolan (2006)
Associate Professor of English; B.A., 1992, Alma College; M.A., 1995, Central Michigan University; Ph.D., 2005, Michigan State University.

Cheryl W. O’Brien (1985)
Professor of Education; B.A., 1970, M.A., 1972, Ed.D., 1986, University of Northern Iowa.

Pamela J. Ohrt (2006)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.S., 1974, Iowa State University; M.A., 2003, University of Northern Iowa.

Thomas R. Payne (1993)
Professor of Art; B.A., 1978, University of Oklahoma; M.F.A., 1982, State University of New York at Buffalo.

A. Lynn Peters (1992)
Tomson Professor in Social Work and Associate Professor of Social Work; B.A., 1977, University of Kansas; M.S.W., 1979, University of Alabama.

Richard D. Peth (1997)
Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Instructor in Physical Education; B.S., 1981, University of Iowa; M.S., 1984, University of Denver.

Brian J. Pfaltzgraff (2006)
Associate Professor of Music; B.M.E., 1992, Simpson College; M.A., 1994, Bowling Green State University; M.M., 1997, Bowling Green State University; D.M.A., 2003, University of Michigan.

Penni M. Pier (2000)
Grant L. Price Endowed Department Chair, Professor of Communication Arts; B.A., 1993, Moorhead State University; M.A., 1995, Southwest Missouri State University, Ph.D., 2000, University of Missouri-Columbia.

Jennifer Pothast (2007)
Assistant Professor of Mathematics; B.A., 1988; M.A., 1997, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2010, University of Northern Iowa.

Peggy A.P. Pruisner (1992)
Professor of Education; B.A., 1975, Wartburg College; M.A., 1986, Ed.D., 1991, University of Northern Iowa.

Todd C. Reiher (1991)
Professor of Psychology, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development; B.A., 1980, University of Northern Iowa; Ph.D., 1990, Iowa State University.

Ted A. Reuter (1989)
Professor of Piano; B.A., 1973, Knox College; M.M., 1977, University of Illinois-Urbana; D.M.A., 1985, University of Iowa.

Fred D. Ribich ( 1977)
Professor of Psychology, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment; A.B., 1969, Ohio University; M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1977, Southern Illinois University.

Christine L. Schafer (2009)
College Librarian and Director of the Vogel Library; B.A., 1982, Luther College; M.L.I.S., 1997, University of Hawaii at Manoa; Ed. D., 2011, University of St. Thomas

Susan K. Sherwood (1990)
Professor of Education; B.A., 1970, M.A., 1974, Ed.D., 1990, University of Northern Iowa.

Stacey A. Snyder (2012)
Lecturer in Biology; B.A., 1986, Wartburg College; M.A., 1990, University of Northern Iowa.

William J. Soesbe III (2011)
Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 1999, University of Northern Iowa, ; M.A., 2001, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2012, Iowa State University.

Daniel R. Sundblad (2011)
Assistant Professor of Sociology; B.A., 2001, Bethel College; M.S., 2004, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 2008, Iowa State University.

Maria Paula Survilla (1999)
Slife Professor in Humanities, Professor of Music; B.M., 1987, University of Ottawa; M.A., 1990, Ph.D., 2000, University of Michigan.

Kunihiko Terasawa (2012)

Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; M. Div., Drew University; M.A., Temple University; Ph.D., 2012, Temple University.

Dani B. Thomas (1977)
Professor of Political Science; B.A., 1969, Whittier College; M.A., 1970, Ph.D., 1975, Kent State University.

Stephanie J. Toering Peters (2005)
Associate Professor of Biology; B.S., 1996, Hope College; Ph.D., 2003, Stanford University.

Suzanne K. Torkelson (1988)
Professor of Music; B.M.E., 1976, Wartburg College; M.M., 1981, Kansas State University; D.M.A., 1991, University of Iowa.

Susan K. Vallem (1987)
Professor of Social Work; B.A., 1966, Wartburg College; M.S.W., 1981, University of Iowa; Ed D., 2002, University of Northern Iowa.

Roy M. Ventullo (1994)
Myrle M. Burk - Vera Burk Will Endowed Chair in Biology, Professor of Biology; B.S., 1972, M.S., 1974, State University of New York at Brockport; Ph.D., 1977, University of Georgia at Athens.

Eric J. Wachmann (1994)
Professor of Music; B.M.Ed., 1987, University of Ottawa; M.M., 1990, University of Michigan; D.M.A., 1997, University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

Edith J. Waldstein (1989)
Vice President for Enrollment Management, Associate Professor of Humanities; B.A., 1973, Wartburg College; M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1982, Washington University.

Fredric A. Waldstein (1989)
Irving R. Burling Chair in Leadership, Professor of Political Science, Director of the Institute for Leadership Education; B.A., 1974, Wartburg College; Ph.D., 1982, Washington University.

Jennifer L. Walker (1998)
Head Volleyball Coach, Lecturer in Physical Education; B.A., 1993, Central College; M.S., 1996, Iowa State University.

Daniel J. Walther (1996)
Gerald R. Kleinfeld Distinguished Professorship in German History, Professor of History; B.A., 1988, Northwestern University; M.A., 1990, Indiana University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Pennsylvania.

Edward A. Westen (2003)
Associate Professor of Biology; B.A., 1997, University of Wisconsin; Ph.D., 2002, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Jill L. Westen (2010)
Information Literacy Librarian; B.A., 2002, Northwestern College; M.F.A., 2008, University of Iowa; M.L.I., 2010, S. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Geoffrey A. Wilson (2012)
Assistant Professor of Music; B.Mus., 1999, University of British Columbia; M.A., 2000, University of British Columbia; Ph.D., 2007, University of British Columbia.

William N. Withers (1998)
Associate Professor of Communication Arts; B.A., 1982, Winona State University; M.S., 1989, Iowa State University; Ed.D., 2000, Drake University.

Leilani L. Zart (2008)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.S., 1999, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; Ph.D., 2005, University of Kansas.

John M. Zelle (1998)
Professor of Computer Science; B.S., 1984, M.S., 1986, Iowa State University; Ph.D., 1996, University of Texas-Austin.

Clinical Science Faculty

Clinical Laboratory Science Program School of Health Sciences, Mayo Clinic: Brad Karon, M.D., and Sue Lehman, MA, MT (ASCP)SM

Mercy College of Health Sciences Clinical Laboratory Science Program, Des Moines, Iowa; Kyla Dippold MS, MLS (ASCP)

St. Luke's Methodist Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa: Lileah Harris, M.D., and Lindsey M. Mullenbach, BA, MLS (ASCP)

St. Luke’s College, St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center, Sioux City, Iowa: James Quesenberry, M.D., and Pamela Briese, MS, MLS(ASCP)SC


Faculty Emeriti

Roy F. Allen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of German and Spanish (1981-2001).

Maynard C. Anderson, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1958-91).

Nancy J. Anderson, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Physical Education (1960-91).

Roger M. Bishop, P.E.D., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1968-1998).

Herman W. Diers, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1959-93).

Galen J. Eiben, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1967-98).

Glenn C. Fenneman, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1966-2001).

Arthur C. Frick, M.S., Professor Emeritus of Art (1976-94).

Wilmut G. Fruehling, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology (1946-82).

Robert C. Gremmels, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Journalism (1960-93).

David C. Hampton, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1962-2008).

Leslie E. Huth, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Education (1986-2001).

Donald R. King, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1979-2005).

Melvin L. Kramer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Economics (1956-96).

John F. Kurtt, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1961-93).

Robert E. Lee, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1959-96).

Lewis J. “Buzz” Levick, M.A., Professor Emeritus of Physical Education (1965-93).

Paul A. Magnall, M.B.A., Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Accounting (1983-2012).

Stephen P. Main, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1972-2006).

Ronald F. Matthias, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History (1984-97).

Moira D. McCluney, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of French (1976-2002).

Lynn J. Olson, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of Mathematics and Computer Science (1978-2011).

Christopher K. Schmidt, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Computer Science (1979-1982, 1984-2004).

Warren F. Schmidt, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1950-91).

Richard J. Schneider, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1986-2009).

Gregory F. Scholtz, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1989-2010).

Axel H. Schuessler, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of History (1969-94).

William A. Shipman, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Economics (1972-1977, 1979-2001).

Robert G. Smith, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Speech (1955-87).

Dorothy D. Starr, M.S.W., Professor Emerita of Social Work (1975-92).

Richard W. Stedtfeld, Professor Emeritus of Education (1976-93).

Rev. Fred Strickert, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1986-2010).

Paul A. Torkelson, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Music (1984-2009).

Rev. Larry Trachte, M.Div., M.A., Professor Emeritus of Religion (1974-2009).

Janice E. Wade, D.M.A., Professor Emeritus of Music (1987-2011).

August W. Waltmann, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1969-2003).

William L. Waltmann, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Mathematics (1958-61, 1961-2001).

Franklin E. Williams, Professor Emeritus of Music (1965-94).

Darold M. Wolff, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Biology (1966-2001).

Warren T. Zemke, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1966-2007).


Administrative Divisions

Academic Affairs

Mark L. Biermann, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Stephanie S. TeKippe, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Sally A. Malcolm, Administrative Assistant
Eric V. Berns, Biology Laboratory Coordinator
Jo S. Dorrance, Internship Coordinator
Daniel R. Kittle, Director of the Center for Community Engagement
Pamela Madden, Cataloging Librarian/Archivist
A. Alan Mask, Systems Librarian
Juliann K. Paladino,
Science Laboratory Supervisor
Amanda Sanderman, School Partnerships Coordinator
Christine Schafer, College Librarian
Renee K. Sedlacek, Service-Learning Coordinator

Administration

Gary S. Grace, Vice President for Administration
Richard Seggerman, Chief Business Officer and Treasurer
William J. Havlovic, Accounting Manager
Jamie Hollaway, Payroll and Benefits Manager
Jane J. Juchems, Director of Human Resources
Sheila Kittleson, Associate Director, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center
Nilan Lansing, Interim Assistant Director for Fitness, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center
David J. Olson, Financial and Compliance Reporting Manager
Jean A. Schloemer, Perkins Loan Coordinator
Scott W. Sharar, Assistant Director of Physical Plant
Dawn R. Wiegmann, Director of Wellness and Health Promotion
John A. Wuertz, Director of Physical Plant
Heather Zajicek, Assistant Director for Aquatics

Advancement

Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
SuzAnn M. Kramer, Administrative Assistant
Jeffrey M. Beck, Director of Alumni and Parent Programs
Al G. Buenning, Senior Development Officer
Graham Garner, Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communication
Christa Hanson, Director of Advancement Services and Prospect Research
Dennis A. Haugen, Development Officer
Amelia Holden-McMurray, Director of Grants
Jeff Keen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Chris Knudson, Director of Creative Strategy
KatieJo Kuhens, Sports Information Director
Don Meyer, Director of Development
David Nelson, Development Associate
Lori R. Poehler, Publications and Web Editor
Saul Shapiro, Director of News and Community Relations
Renee L. Voves, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Programs/Music Tour Coordinator
 

Enrollment Management

Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Chealsey Sensor, Administrative Assistant
Kelly Beck, Pathways Center Academic Success Associate
Julie A. Breutzmann, Applications Systems Analyst
J. Todd Coleman, Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Alumni and Parent Programs
Sheree S. Covert, Registrar
Michele Doyle, Admissions Counselor
Vicki Edelnant, Director of the Pathways Center
Russell Harris, Admissions Counselor
Mallory Luensmann, Admissions Counselor
Jette Irgens, Pathways Center, Associate for Writing, Reading, Speaking Lab
Karen K. Koupal, Infrastructure Analyst
Anthony A. Lutz, Media Support Services Specialist
Byron Mather, Infrastructure Analyst
James Ohmstede, Broadcast Engineer
Hans Pregler, Production Manager
June M. Rieck, Technology Analyst
Meg Ryan, Assistant Director for Events and Electronic Communications
Jennifer L. Sassman, Director of Financial Aid
Tod W. Schulz, Systems Architect and Database Administrator
Reon Sines-Sheaff, Associate Director for Global Admissions
Natalie J. Smith, Assistant Director of Admissions/Transfer Coordinator
Karen H. Snyder, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Derek N. Solheim, Associate Director of the Pathways Center for Career Services
Kim Sprain, Application Systems Specialist
Jeremy Staker, Infrastructure Analyst
Robyn Warrington, Technology Specialist
Tara A. Winter, Associate Director of Admissions/Operations
Gary L. Wipperman, Director of Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer
Chris Wood, Admissions Counselor
Jason Zastrow, Admissions Counselor

Intercollegiate Athletics

Rick Willis, Director of Athletics, Lowell J. Walker Athletics Directorship Chair, Head Football Coach
Robert J. Amsberry, Head Women’s Basketball Coach
Kirk Artist, Head Men’s Soccer Coach
Joel R. Holst, Head Baseball Coach
Alan Johnson, Head Men’s Golf Coach
Steven C. Johnson, Head Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track and Field Coach
Eric Keller, Co-head Wrestling Coach
Timothy R. Koberna, Head Athletic Trainer
Leigh Ann LaFave, Head Softball Coach
James M. Miller, Head Wrestling Coach
Marcus D. Newsom, Head Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Coach, Assistant Athletic Director
Richard D. Peth, Head Men’s Basketball Coach
Tiffany Pins, Head Women’s Soccer Coach
Ted A. Reuter, Assistant Men’s Golf Coach
Monica J. Severson, Head Women’s Golf Coach, Associate Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator
Matt Tyler, Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach, Athletic Equipment Manager
Jennifer L. Walker, Head Volleyball Coach
Steven R. Walker, Assistant Athletics Director

President’s Office

Darrel D. Colson, President
Cindy Carlson, Administrative Assistant
Brian Beckstrom, College Pastor
Rev. Ramona S. Bouzard, Dean of the Chapel/Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair
Fred D. Ribich, Director of Institutional Research
Janeen Stewart, Assistant to the President

Student Life

Deborah L. Loers, Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Wesley Brooks, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life
Wendy Mohlis, Administrative Assistant
Emily Bradshaw, Catering Manager
Jean Buckingham, Events and Scheduling Coordinator
Laura Davis, Assistant Dining Services Manager
Leah Eilers, Assistant Director for Residential Life
Margaret J. Empie, Director of Dining Services
James D. Huffman, Assistant Director for Retail Dining and Special Events
Janice K. Hyde, Dining Services Manager
Ashley Lang, Director of Campus Programming
Krystal M. Madlock, Director of Student Diversity Programs
John B. Myers, Director of Campus Security and Safety
Stephanie R. Newsom, Director of Counseling Services
Heather Patrick, Bookstore Manager
Jenna Rinehart, Director of International Student Programs
Joel Seda, Associate Director for Board Plan Dining nad Production
Patricia L. Wayne, Dining Services Production, Purchasing, Inventory Coordinator
Kristen Wipperman, Director of Student Center and Conferences


Board of Regents

Bishop J. Arends, LaCrosse, Wis.

Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna, Hammond, Ind.

Mark W. Baldwin, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Grady Ballenger, DeLand, Flor.

Dorothy E. Bowen, Anaheim, Calif.

Hans-Peter Brodhun, Eisenach, Germany

Darrel D. Colson, Waverly, Iowa

Shon Cook, Twin Lake, Mich.

Delford Doherty, Blaine, Minn.

Marilyn R. Flachman, Westminster, Colo.

Fred W. Hagemann, Waverly, Iowa

Sherman Hicks, Chicago, Ill.

Gary D. Hoover, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Joann Kilgus, Morrison, Ill.

Jim Loveridge, New Berlin, Wis.

Liz Mathis, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Ray F. McCaskey, Chicago, Ill.

Michael J. McCoy, Ellison Bay, Wis.

Rachel Reinsche, Edina, Minn.

Jack C. Salzwedel, Middleton, Wis.

Günter Schuchardt, Eisenach, Germany

Robert J. Severson, Ferryville, Wis.

Steven L. Ullestad, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Jon D. Volkert, St. Charles, Ill.

Gil R. Wessel, Tomahawk, Wis.

Andrea Westmeyer, Des Moines, Iowa