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Wartburg College - 100 Wartburg Blvd. - Waverly, IA 50677
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  Sep 22, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

College Personnel



President's Cabinet

Darrel D. Colson, President
Brian R. Ernsting, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Graham Garner, Vice President for Marketing and Communication
Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Stephanie Newsom, Interim Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Richard Seggerman, Vice President for Finance and Adminstration
Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management


Faculty

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)
Professor of Psychology; B.A., 1991, Luther College; M.A., 1993, Ph.D., 1997, Miami University.

Michael D. Bechtel (2013)
Assistant Professor of Science Education; B.A.,1994 , Wartburg College; M.Ed., 2007, University of Wisconsin;  Ed.D., 2012, Edgewood College.

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.

Allan B. Bernard (2013)
Assistant Professor of Business Administration; B.A., 1987, University of Minnesota; M.B.A., 2004, Metropolitan State University.

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; B.S., 1991, University of California; Ph.D., 1997, University of Michigan.

Daniel W. Black (1993)
Professor of Physical and Engineering Science, Gary & Donna Hoover Distinguished Professorship in 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.

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

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 (1994)
Professor of Religion; 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.

Curtis T. Brundy (2013)
College Librarian and Director of the Vogel Library; B.S., 1995, University of Nevada; M.L.S., 2009, University of North Texas.

Douglas Brusich (2015)
Assistant Professor of Biology; B.S., 2010, St. Ambrose University.

Gloria L. Campbell (1979)
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, The Ohio State University.

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)
Assistant Professor 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 English and Modern Languages; B.A., 1972, M.A., 1975, California State University, Long Beach; M.P.A., 1988, Brigham Young University; Ph.D., 1992, University of Oregon.

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.

Christine R. Elliott (2013)
Information Literacy and Technology Librarian; B.A., 2009, Macon State College; M.L.I.S., 2012, Valdosta State University.

Brian R. Ernsting (2014)
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty; B.S., 1988, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 1993, University of MIchigan.

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

Kimberly A. Eversman (2013)
Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 2001, Luther College; M.A., 2007, University of St. Thomas; Ph.D., 2013, Arizona State 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.

Kelly J. Faga (2013)
Associate Professor of Education; B.S., 1991, Iowa State University; M.S.,1995, Northwest Missouri State University; Ph.D., 2006, Iowa 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, Hagemann Professor in Business; 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.

Graham Garner (2011)
Vice President for Marketing and Communication; B.A., 2002, Idaho State University; M.P.A., 2007, Idaho State University.

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)
Assistant Professor of English Education; B.A. 1978, Ohio University; M.A., 1989, University of Iowa; Ed.D., 2011, Argosy University.

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

Jenna Hagland (2015)
Assistant Professor of Social Work; M.S.W., 1999, George Williams College of Aurora University.

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; Ph.D., 2014, University of Kansas.

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, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; 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.

Rev. Kathryn A. Kleinhans (1993)
Professor of Religion, Mike & Marge McCoy Family Distinguished Chair in Lutheran Heritage and Mission; B.A., 1980, Valparaiso University; M.Div., 1984, Christ Seminary (St. Louis) and Lutheran School of Theology (Chicago); Ph.D., 1995, Emory University.

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

Jennifer J. Larson (2007)
Associate 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ashley McHose (2015)
Information Literacy and User Experience Librarian; B.A., 2012, University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.L.I.S., ???, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

J. Brian McQueen (2014)
Assistant Professor of Criminology/Criminal Justice/Sociology; B.S., 1995, Emporia State University; M.S., 1997, Pittsburg State University; Ph.D., 2009, Washington State 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)
Instructor in Physical Education; B.A., 1975, M.A., 1988, University of Northern Iowa.

Zak K. Montgomery (2009)
Assistant Professor of Spanish; B.A., 2002, Kalamazoo College; M.A., 2004, Indiana University at Bloomington; Ph.D., 2013, 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.

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

Todd C. Reiher (1991)
Professor of Psychology; 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)
Director of Institutional Research and Assessment; A.B., 1969, Ohio University; M.A., 1976, Ph.D., 1977, Southern Illinois University.

Richard Seggerman (2005)
Vice President for Finance and Administration; A.A.S., 1984, Iowa Lakes Community College; B.S., 1987, Florida Atlantic University.

Richard R. Snyder (2014)
Assistant Professor of Education; B.A., 1983 Trinity College; M.Div., 1990, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Ed.D., 2014, 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.

Stephanie TeKippe (2014)
Assistant Professor of Education and Assistant Dean of Faculty Development; B.S., 1995, Iowa State Univeristy; M.S., 2000, University of Northern Iowa; Ed.D., 2012, University of Phoenix.

Kunihiko Terasawa (2012)
Assistant Professor of Religion; B.A., 1980, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan; M. Div., 1993, Drew University; M.A., 2009, 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.

Nicki L. Toliver (2014)
Assistant Professor of Music; B.A., 1996, Concordia College; M.M., 2000, Arizone State University; D.M.A., 2001, North Dakota State 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.

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.

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.

Matthew K. Zart (2013)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry; B.A./B.S., 1997, University of Kansas; M.S., 1998, Northwestern University; 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)

Jane E. Andrews, D.M.A., Professor Emerita of Music (2001-2013)

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

Roberta L. Bodensteiner, Ph.D., Professor Emerita of  Education (1993-2014)

Kathleen J. Book, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Education (2004-2013)

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)

Judith B. Griffith, Ph.D., University of Northern Iowa (1997-2010)

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

Paul M. Hedeen, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of English (1995-2012)

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)

Diane M. McCarty, Ed.D., Professor Emeritus of Education (2001-2012)

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

Cheryl W. O'Brien, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education (1986-2014)

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)

Susan K. Sherwood, Ed.D., Professor Emerita of Education (1990-2014)

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)

Susan K. Vallem, Ed D., Professor Emeritus of Social Work (1987-2013)

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)

 


Part-Time Lecturers

Roy Allen, B.A., UCLA, 1960; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1972

Eric Berns, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2000; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2007

Joel Berry, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1993; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1997

Amy Boevers, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1992; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1998

Wesley Brooks, B.A., Grand View University, 2004; M.A., Iowa State University, 2006; PhD., Iowa State University, expected 2014

J. Ruben Carrion, B.A., McPherson College 1979; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2000

Susan  Cleveland, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1978; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1991

Dennis Conrad, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1978; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1987; Ph.D., University of Illinois - Champaign-Urbana 1997

Graham Garner, B.A. Idaho State University, 2002; M.P.A., Idaho State University, 2007; Ed.D., Idaho State University, 2013

Donna Hamilton, B.S., Iowa State University, 1967; M.A., University of Colorado-Denver, 1993

Barbara Harken, B.A., Wartburg College, 1967; M.A., Viterbo, 2002

Jessica Herrmeyer, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2003; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2007

Theresa Hirst, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1979; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1983

Katherine Hoffman, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2009; M.B.A., Iowa State University, 2012

Daniel Kittle, B.S., Heidelberg College, 1998; M.S., Michigan State University, 2000; Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2005

Rick Knivsland, B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 1976; M.A., University of Iowa, 1990

  Barbara Koble, B.A., Drake University, 1971; M.A. Truman State University, 1973

Kristin Lorenz-Ostrander, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1975; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1977

Lana Luhring, B.A., University of Iowa, 1992; Ph.D., Drake University, 1995

Dean Meier, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1967; M.A., The Ohio State University, 1972; Ed.D., University of Northern Iowa, 1986

Lisa Nelson, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1989; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1993

Stephanie Newsom, B.A., Central College, 1994; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1997

Heidi Oberrieder, B.S., Kansas State University, 1989; M.S., Kansas State University, 1993

Brian Pins, B.A., Wartburg College, 2004; M.A., Northeast Methodist College, 2014

Allison Rasmussen, B.S.E., Buena Vista University, 1997; M.A., Viterbo,

Cathy Robb, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1999; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2007

Mitchell Roose, B.S., University of Iowa, 1985; M.B.A., University of Iowa, 1987

Amanda Sanderman, B.A., Wartburg College, 1996; M.A., Viterbo, 2007

Kelvin Schuchart, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1962; M.A., Drake University, 1965

Jill Smith, B.S., Wartburg College, 2003; M.S., Minnesota State University, 2005

Derek Solheim, B.A., Wartburg College, 1992; M.A., Missouri State University, 1998

Kristin Teig Torres, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1991; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2011

Janell Wright, B.A., Wartburg College, 1993; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 2002

Diane  Beane, B.A., Wartburg College, 1997

Elisabeth Bieber, B.A., Luther College, 2002; M.A., University of Iowa, 2006

Laurie Braaten-Reuter, B.M., University of Iowa, 1997; M.M., University of Iowa, 1979

Suzanne Bullard, B.M., Baldwin-Wallace College Conservatory, 1998; M.M., University of Northern Iowa, 2004

Jeffrey Burak, B.M., California State-Fullerton, 1977; M.M., California State-Fullerton, 1983

Dominique Cawley, B.M., University of Northern Iowa, 1995; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1996

Elizabeth Dolter, B.M., Wartburg College, 2008; M.M., University of Iowa, 2010; D.M.A., University of Iowa, expected 2017

Daniel Gast, B.A., Bethel College, 1982; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1990

Rosemary Gast, B.M., Simpson College, 1980; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1988

Jack Graham, B.M., University of Wichita, 1966; M.M., North Texas State University, 1968

Aaron Hansen, B.M., University of Northern Iowa, 1994; M.M., University of Northern Iowa, 2004

Charles Harris, B.M., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1988; M.M., Auburn University, 1990

Allan Jacobson, B.S., University of Northern Iowa, 1975

Michael Jensen, B.M./B.M.E., Wartburg College, 1989; M.M>, University of Northern Iowa, 1992

Mark Lehmann, B.M.E., Wartburg College, 1974; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1989

Bard Mackey, B.M.E., University of Northern Iowa, 1978; M.M., University of Northern Iowa, 1981

Robert Morton, B.M.E., University of North Texas, 1981; M.M. University of North Texas, 1984; D.M.A., University of Iowa, 1996

Marsha Nichols, B.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1974

Carita  Pfaltzgraff, B.M./B.M.E., Morningside College, 1991 and 1992; M.M., Bowling Green State Universeity, 1999

Patricia Riddle, B.M., University of Northern Iowa, 1983

Richard Scheffel, B.M.E., Northwestern University, 1973; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1983

James Skretta, B.A., Central College, 2009; M.A., University of Iowa, 2011; D.M.A., University of Iowa, expected 2014

James Vaux, B.M.E., University of Northern Iowa, 1978; M.A., University of Northern Iowa, 1980

Michael Van Ryn, B.M., University of Minnesota, 2008; M.M., Northwestern University, 2010

 


Administrative Divisions

Academic Affairs

Brian R. Ernsting, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty
Doug Koschmeder, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Sally A. Malcolm, Administrative Assistant
Eric V. Berns, Biology Laboratory Coordinator
Curtis Brundy, College Librarian
Sheree S. Covert, Registrar
JoLynn S. Dorrance, Internship Coordinator
Daniel R. Kittle, Director of the Center for Community Engagement/Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives
Katherine Mauger-Sonnek, Biology/Chemistry/Engineering Science Laboratory Technician and Coordinator
Pamela Madden, Cataloging Librarian/Archivist
James M. Olson, College Sponsored Programs Administrator
Juliann K. Paladino, Science Laboratory Supervisor
Dyanna J. Pooley, Director of Assessment and Academic Program Administrator
Amanda R. Sanderman, School Partnerships Coordinator
Gail S. Sexton, Church Relations Coordinator
Kristin L. Teig Torres, Assistant Director and Service Learning Coordinator, Center for Community Engagement

Advancement

Scott C. Leisinger, Vice President for Institutional Advancement
SuzAnn M. Kramer, Administrative Assistant
Jay M. Boeding, Major Gift Officer
Al G. Buenning, Senior Development Officer
Christa L. Hanson, Director of Advancement Services and Prospect Research
Dennis A. Haugen, Senior Major Gift Officer
Lia S. Kampman, Campaign Director
Jeffrey A. Keen, Assistant Director of Annual Giving
Don J. Meyer, Senior Gift Planner
Anthony P. Smith, Assistant Director of Alumni and Parent Relations
Renee L. Voves, Director of Alumni/Parent Relations and Annual Giving

Enrollment Management

Edith J. Waldstein, Vice President for Enrollment Management
Kendra J. Oswald, Administrative Assistant
Whitney Baker, Pathways Supplemental Instruction/Math Lab Supervisor
Kelly J. Beck, Pathways Center Academic Success Associate
Ashley Blosch Harris, Assistant Director for Global Admissions
Julie A. Breutzmann, Applications Systems Analyst
Ieshia Brown, Admissions Counselor
J. Todd Coleman, Assistant Vice President for Admissions
Mackenzie Compton, Admissions Counselor
Travis S. Duncan, Technology Specialist
Richard Everhardt, Web Application Developer
Seth Gage, Assistant Director of Financial Aid
Jeremiah P. Harris, Admissions Counselor and Coordinator of Diversity Recruitment
Jonathan G. Hines, Broadcast Engineer
Jette Irgens, Assistant Director of the Pathways Center
Karen K. Koupal, ITS Infrastructure Manager
Lindsey N. Leonard, Assistant Director for Student Ambassador Programs
Mallory G. Luensmann, Assistant Director for Admissions Events
Anthony A. Lutz, Media Services Support Specialist
Byron C. Mather, ITS Infrastructure Analyst
Eileen M. McGuine, Administrative Assistant for Information Technology Services
Tyson C. Reiner, Admissions Counselor
Fred D. Ribich, Director of Institutional Research
June M. Rieck, Technology Manager
Jennifer L. Sassman, Director of Financial Aid
Tod W. Schulz, Systems Architect and Database Manager
Kyle B. Scobee, Admissions Counselor
Natalie J. Smith, Associate Director of Admissions for Transfer Recruitment and Operations
Derek N. Solheim, Director of the Pathways Center
Kim W. Sprain, ITS Application Systems Specialist
Kyle A. Vowell, Assistant Director for Admisisons, Out of State Recruitment
T.J. Warren, Pathways Center Associate for Vocation and Mentoring
Tara A. Winter, Director of Student Recruitment
Gary L. Wipperman, Assistant Vice President for Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer

Finance and Administration

Richard Seggerman, Vice President for Finance and Administration
Amy L. Wilson, Administrative Assistant
Jean L. Buckingham, Events and Scheduling Coordinator
Laura J. Davis, Assistant Dining Services Manager
Margaret J. Empie, Assistant Vice President for Dining and Retail Services
Jill Everding, Dining Service Management Systems Coordinator
Jamie L. Hollaway, Director of Human Resources and Payroll
Janice K. Hyde, Dining Services Manager
Janet Huebner,  Wartburg Store Manager
Marty Johnson, Assistant Director for Retail Dining and Special Events
Tracy J. Keller, Assistant Director of Human Resources and Payroll and Benefits Manager
David J. Olson, Accounting and Information Systems Manager
Tracy L. Rucker, Controller
Jean A. Schloemer, Perkins Loan Coordinator
Joel S. Seda, Associate Director for Board Plan Dining and Production
Scott W. Sharar, Director of Maintenance and Cleaning
Chantel E. Sisk-Bailey, Assistant Controller
Jason D. Thueme, Catering Manager
Steve R. Walker, Assistant Athletic Director
Patricia L. Wayne, Dining Services Production, Purchasing, Inventory Coordinator
John A. Wuertz, Director of Physical Plant
Heather A. Zajicek, Assistant Director for Aquatics

Intercollegiate Athletics

Rick Willis, Executive Director of Athletics and Wellness, Lowell J. Walker Athletics Directorship Chair, Head Football Coach
Cathi L. Duitsman, Administrative Assistant
Robert J. Amsberry, Head Women's Basketball Coach
Kirk A. Artist, Head Men's Soccer Coach
Ryan D. Callahan, Head Athletic Trainer
Danielle Fiala, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Doug R. Frazell, Co-Head Volleyball Coach/Community Rec Coordinator
Joel R. Holst, Head Baseball Coach
Steven C. Johnson, Head Cross Country Coach, Assistant Track and Field Coach
Eric R. Keller, Head Wrestling Coach
Katie Jo Kuhens, Sports Information Director
Leigh Ann LaFave, Head Softball Coach
Marcus D. Newsom, Head Men's and Women's Track and Field Coach, Assistant Athletic Director
Nathan T. Oakland, Head Men's Golf Coach and Assistant Women's Basketball Coach
Richard D. Peth, Head Men's Basketball Coach
Tiffany A. Pins, Head Women's Soccer Coach
Monica J. Severson, Head Women's Golf Coach, Associate Athletic Director, Senior Woman Administrator
Michael G. Strydom, Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach, Athletic Equipment Manager
Jennifer L. Walker, Co-Head Volleyball Coach
Steve Walker, Assistant Athletic Director

Marketing and Communication

Graham Garner, Vice President for Marketing and Communication
Eileen M. McGuine, Administrative Assistant
Richard Betts, Print Center Operator
Emily R. Christensen, Editor and News Director
Julie A. Drewes, Visual Media Manager
Chris J. Knudson, Director of Creative Strategy
Josh L. Peterson, Graphic Designer
Lori R. Poehler, Print Center Manager
Clint J. Riese, Communication Specialist
Simon G. Sager, Digital Media Producer

President's Office

Darrel D. Colson, President
Cindy Carlson, Executive Assistant to the President/Secretary to the Board of Regents
Rev. Brian A. F. Beckstrom, College Pastor
Rev. Ramona S. Bouzard, Dean of the Chapel/Moehlmann Chaplaincy Chair
Romeo Djoumessi, Assistant Director for Group Fitness
Beth A. Green, Assistant Director, Personal Training and Massage Therapy
Daniel R. Kittle, Director of the Center for Community Engagement/Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives
Sheila M. Kittleson, Director, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center
Eric Knoblock, Associate Director, Wartburg-Waverly Sports & Wellness Center
Janeen Stewart, Assistant to the President for Special Projects
Steven R. Walker, Assistant Athletics Director
Rick Willis, Executive Director of Athletics and Wellness

Student Life

Stephanie R. Newsom, Interim Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Wesley H. Brooks, Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Director of Residential Life
Wendy S. Mohlis, Administrative Assistant
Cassandra Hales, Assistant Director of Residential Life
Ashley R. Lang, Director of Campus Programming
Helen R. Leong, Director of International Student Services
Krystal M. Madlock, Director of Student Diversity Programming
John B. Myers, Director of Campus Security and Safety
Stephanie R. Newsom, Director of Counseling Services

 


Board of Regents

Bishop James Arends, La Crosse, Wis.

Ruth A. Bahe-Jachna, Hammond, Ind.

Grady Ballenger, DeLand, Flor.

Hans-Peter Brodhun, Eisenach, Germany

Amy Kilgus Chamley, Champaign, Ill.

Darrel D. Colson, Waverly, Iowa

Sharon Corrigan, Sparta, New Jersey

Delford Doherty, Missouri City, Texas

Ed Engelbrecht, Maple Grove, Minn.

Janet Felberg, Laguna Beach, Calif.

Marilyn R. Flachman, Westminster, Colo.

Barbara Gamez Sims, Rochester, Minn.

Fred W. Hagemann, Waverly, Iowa

Rev. Sherman Hicks, Chicago, Ill.

Gary D. Hoover, Scottsdale, Ariz.

Rev. Michael Housholder, West Des Moines, Iowa

Kirk Kinnear, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Jim Loveridge, Brookfield, 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.

Bishop Steven L. Ullestad, Cedar Falls, Iowa

Gil R. Wessel, Tomahawk, Wis.

Andrea Westmeyer, Clive, Iowa