Mary Ellen Stolder
recently was appointed to the Wisconsin
Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval Program
Committee. The committee is responsible for approving continuing
education providers and program designs.
received a Friend of Education Award at the
Eau Claire Area School District 2002 Celebration of Service
Banquet May 22 at UW-Eau Claire. The award recognized Prushiek's
dedication and hard work on behalf of students in the Eau Claire
schools. Prushiek has collaborated with the school district to
present workshops on mentoring, new teacher induction and new
teacher support seminars.
co-authored a paper titled "Making
Practice Decisions: Is What's Good for the Goose, Good for the
Gander?" that was published in Ethical Human Sciences and
Services, Vol. 4, No. 1, pages 31-45.
academic staff promotions announced
A number of faculty and staff at UW-Eau Claire were awarded
promotions in rank and/or tenure and other changes of status
during the UW System Board of Regents' June meeting.
Faculty promoted to professor are Eugene
Hood, art; Wilson Taylor, biology; Johannes Strohschank, foreign
languages and curriculum and instruction; Paul Thomas, physics and
astronomy; Jeremy Hein, sociology; Lee Anna Rasar, allied health
professions; Steve Tallant, social work; and Sheila Smith, adult
Faculty granted tenure and promoted to
associate professor are Jill Prushiek, foundations of education;
Li-Ying Bao, art; Sandra Starck, art; Theresa Kemp, English; Asha
Sen, English; Mary Iribarren, foreign languages; Martina Lindseth,
foreign languages; Garry Running, geography and anthropology;
Daniel Strouthes, geography and anthropology; Michael Howe,
mathematics; Michael Penkava, mathematics; Edward Beach,
philosophy and religious studies; Lyle Ford, physics and
astronomy; George Stecher, physics and astronomy; Rodd Freitag,
political science; James Tubbs, political science; David Jewett,
psychology; Gregory Madden, psychology; and Stephen Elfstrand,
Faculty promoted to associate professor
are Evan Weiher, biology; Phillip Ihinger, geology; Cynthia
Gray-Mash, foundations of education; Katherine Rhoades,
foundations of education; Karen Maddox, family health nursing; and
Barbara Stevens, library services.
Donald Bredle, kinesiology and athletics,
was granted tenure.
Academic staff members who received
promotions and title changes are Scott Gaulke, mathematics, to
lecturer; R. Todd Glaser, kinesiology and athletics, to lecturer;
Kathryn Kennedy, philosophy and religious studies, to lecturer;
Lori Snyder, geology, to senior lecturer; Kelly Jo Wright,
communication and journalism, to senior lecturer; Kay Magadance,
Institutional Planner, to senior policy and planning analyst;
Terry McDonald, Housing and Residence Life, to senior residence
hall manager; Connie Russell, Records and Registration, to
associate registrar; and Mary Ellen Stolder, Continuing Education,
to outreach program manager II.
Academic staff members granted indefinite
status are Dale Johnson, Financial Aid; Peggy Kincaid, Student
Health Service; Cheryl Lochner-Wright, Center for International
Education; Thomas Patt, University Recreation; and Kristen
Sandager, Student Health Service.