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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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New Faculty and Staff
for 1997-98 Academic Year
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MAILED: Sept. 8, 1997

EAU CLAIRE -- A number of new faces joined the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's faculty and staff for the 1997-98 academic year.

Marie Crothers, Dr. Cheryl Erb, Dawn Kalsow and Amber Morrison will join UW-Eau Claire's psychology department as associate lecturers.

J. Benjamin Moore and Kathleen O'Connor will join the foreign languages department as lecturers. And Dr. Jose Valero will be an assistant professor of foreign languages.

Deirdre Monk will be a senior lecturer in the art department at UW-Eau Claire. And Greta Jennings Murphy will join the art department as an assistant professor.

Dr. Timothy Vaughan and Dr. Scott Lester will join the department of management and marketing as assistant professors. Thomas Seelow will join the department as a lecturer.

Dr. A. David Gordon will join the communication and journalism department as a professor and department chair. Karen Piercy will be a lecturer and director of forensics in the communication and journalism department.

Dr. J. Todd Stephens will be an associate professor in the department of special education.

Dr. Debra Jansen joins the adult health nursing department as an assistant professor. Cathy Cooper will be an instructor in the department of nursing systems. M. Cecilia Wendler will be an assistant professor of nursing systems. Peggy Falch will be a nursing supervisor in Health Services.

Jacki Thompson Rand will join the history department as an assistant professor and will be the director of the American Indian Studies program. Dr. Claire Sanders and Dr. Qitao Guo will join the history department as assistant professors.

John Stupak Jr. joins the physics and astronomy department as an associate instrumentation specialist. And Dr. Andrew Swanson and Dr. Scott Whitfield will be lecturers in the physics and astronomy department.

Anna Campbell Brickhouse and Dr. Robert Nowlan will join the English department as assistant professors. Kirk Kidwell, Meredith Weber, Denise Haughian and Dr. Elizabeth Preston will join the English department as associate lecturers. Gretchen Scherer will be an lecturer in the English department.

Dr. Rodd Freitag and Dr. Ali Abootalebi will join UW-Eau Claire's political science department as assistant professors.

Dr. David Lewis joins the chemistry department as a professor and chair. Dr. Jason Halfen will be an assistant professor of chemistry. Dr. Joseph Sabol will join the chemistry department as a lecturer.

Dr. Caroline Picart and Dr. Lori Rowlett will join the department of philosophy and religious studies as assistant professors. Dr. Edward Beach will join the philosophy and religious studies department as a senior lecturer.

Gyneth Slygh and Dr. Bonnie McCarty will join the department of foundations and library science as an assistant professors. Dr. Jill Prushiek will be an assistant professor of foundations and library science and the field experience coordinator for the School of Education.

Dr. Gretchen Peters will join the music and theatre arts department as an assistant professor. Jacqueline Carrigan will be an assistant professor of sociology and anthropology. Dr. Jon Scales will join the biology department as an assistant professor.

Bradford Burton will be an assistant professor of geology. Daniel Stevenson joins the computer science department as an assistant professor. Dr. Richard Ryberg will be an associate lecturer in the social work department. Dr. Donald Bredle will be an assistant professor of kinesiology at UW-Eau Claire. Scott Gaulke will be an associate lecturer of mathematics.

Troy Terhark will be a recreation specialist in the University Centers and Programming area. Bruce Dybvik will be a distance education operations specialist in the Media Development Center. Paul Ausman will join Housing and Residence Life as a residence hall manager. And Samuel Vang will be a student services coordinator in Academic and Career Services. Dixie Cornell will be an outreach specialist in the continuing education department of the Human Sciences and Services Outreach Office.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: Sept. 8, 1997