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MAILED: Dec. 11, 1998

EAU CLAIRE — Three University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire faculty and staff members have announced their retirement plans, all of whom will receive emeritus status.
John J. Baltes, director of Voice Communication-Loss Prevention and Safety, retired in November after administrating and teaching on campus for 34 years. Baltes joined the faculty in 1966 as an instructor in the College of Business and two years later was named director of Business Affairs. In 1986, he became director of Voice Communication-Loss Prevention and Safety, where he was involved with many campus improvements including the installation of safety lights and safety phones around the campus. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Illinois State University.
Keith R. Leitner, professor of economics, will retire in January after being a faculty member at UW-Eau Claire since 1974. During his tenure with the university, Leitner has taught environmental and managerial economics and has been involved with the entrepreneur program in the College of Business. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Southern Illinois University and his doctorate from Kansas State University.
Roy A. Olson, professor of psychology, will retire in January after teaching at UW-Eau Claire since 1970. Olson taught educational psychology and human development, and was involved with and chaired the psychology graduate program. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Bradley University and his doctorate from the University of Iowa.
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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
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Updated: Dec. 11, 1998