Academic Catalog

Emeriti Faculty and Staff

Emeriti Faculty and Staff List

Mark Anderson, Information Tech Architect
Gail Archambault, B.S., Director, Yellowjacket Union
Donald Bahnick, Ph.D., Chemistry
Karen Bahnick, Ph.D., Economics and German
Mary Balcer, Ph.D., Biology
Diane Balko, M.M., Music
Harris L. Balko, M.A., Music
Michael R. Ball, Ph.D., Sociology
Alvin "Chip" Beal, M.Ed., Director, Multicultural Affairs
Robert Beam, Ph.D., Economics
David Beran, D.A., Mathematics
Hal Bertilson, Ph.D., Psychology
Joan Bischoff, Ph.D., English
Janet Blair, Academic Dept. Associate
Elizabeth Blue, MSW, Social Work
Kim Borst, M.A, Photography
Cherie Bridges, Student Services Program Manager II
Anthony Bukoski, Ph.D., English
Thomas A. Bumgardner, D.M.A., Music
Pamela Bustos, Ph.D, Music
Diek Carlson, MBA, Economics
David W. Carroll, Ph.D., Psychology
Richard D. Carter, Ph.D., Educational Administration
Ella Cross, M.L.I.S., University Library
Timothy Crow, PhD., German and Spanish
Rhea S. Das, Ph.D., Psychology
Albert B. Dickas, Ph.D., Geology
Judy Anne Dwyer, M.S.W., Social Work
Martha Einerson, Ph.D, Communication
Jeffrey Engstrom, MS, Health
Brenda Engstrom, University Services Program Associate
Julius E. Erlenbach, Ph.D., Chancellor, Music Education
Francis Florey, Ph.D., Mathematics
Randy Gabrys-Alexson, Ph.D., Biology
Beth Gilbert, Ph.D., Biology
Suzanne Griffith, Ph.D, Educational Leadership
James R. Grittner, M.F.A., Visual Arts
Lois Guiderian, Ph.D, Music Education
Richard A. Hanson, Ed.D., Teacher Education
Thomas C. Hartman, Ph.D., History and Mediterranean Studies
Richard H. Heim, M.S., Library Science
Jerry Hembd, Ph.D., Business and Economics
Delayna Herrick, Financial Specialist
James A. Holter, M.S., Education
Sheryl Homan, Program Manager
Mary Houk, University Services Associate 2
Richard H. Hudelson, Ph.D., Philosophy
Lori Hughes, Librarian Services Assistant – Advanced
Barbara L. Johnson, Ed.D., Business Administration
Joy Johnson, Chancellor's Office
Margaret Johnson, University Services Associate 1
Marshall Johnson, Ph.D., Social Inquiry
Robert E. Jordan, Ph.D., Accounting
Albert M. Katz, Ph.D., Communicating Arts
Darol L. Kaufmann, Ph.D., Biology
Paul D. Keeney, Ph.D., Educational Administration
Gary Keveles, Ph.D., Criminal Justice and Human Behavior
Robert Kosuth, Director of the Kobe Yamate English Program
Terri Kronizer, Education
Diane Lewandowski, University Services Program Associate
Carol Lindberg, Environmental Health and Safety
Susan E. Loonsk, M.A., M.A.T.P., Art Therapy
John Ludwig, Support Specialist
Paul W. Lukens, Jr., Ph.D., Biology
Peggy V. Marciniec, Ed.D., Writing and Library Science
Mark Merrill, IS Tech Services
Nancy M. Minahan, Ph.D., Psychology
Steve Nelson, B.S., Athletic Director
Debra Nordgren, M.S.E., Library Science
Peter Nordgren, Ph.D., Educational Policies and Administration
Maria Pekkala, Admissions
Stewart A. Platner, M.F.A., Communicating Arts
Walter C. Prentice, Ph.D., Teacher Education
Roger L. Prescott, Ph.D., Human Performance and Health Promotion
Mary Pulford, Ph.D., Anthropology
Kenneth Raihala, Facilities
Daniel Rau, LSRI
Julianne Raymond, Small Business Development
Kenneth L. Redding, Ed.D., Education Administration
Charles J. Reichert, M.S., Accounting
Raychel Reiff, Ph.D, English
Raymond Reinertsen, MA, Health and Human Performance
Rhoda Robinson, Ed.D., Educational Leadership
John J. Rusch, Ed.D., Teacher Education
Yvonne Ruthford, MA, Writing
Jean Rutherford, University Services Program Associate
Deborah Schlacks, Ph.D, Writing and Library Science
Cecilia E. Schrenker, Ph.D., Writing and Library Science
Laurel Scott, Ph.D, Visual Arts
Ralph Seelke, Ph.D., Biology and Natural Sciences
Linda Sharp, Visual Arts
Priscilla Starratt, Ph.D, Social Inquiry
Beverly Sturgis, Library
Barton Sutter, M.A., Writing and Library Science
William A. Swenson, Ph.D., Biology
Winnifred J. Taylor, Ph.D., Counselor Education
Lydia C. Thering, Ed.D., Physical Education
Gloria I. Toivola, Ph.D., Political Science
Marilyn Toscano, MS, Math and Computer Science
Richard Walker, Ed.D., Education
Michael J. Wallschlaeger, Ph.D., Educational Administration
Donald G. Weyers, M.A., Mathematics
Charles Wold, Bursar
George Wright, Ph.D, Human Behavior, Justice, and Diversity

Emeriti Policy

University of Wisconsin-Superior Policy
Effective 1-14-2016

Designation of Emeritus/Emerita Status

  1. Introduction
    1. Emeritus/emerita status is an honor bestowed by the Chancellor in recognition of past contributions to the university. Emeritus/emerita appointments confer no monetary advantages, and are not granted automatically upon retirement. Emeritus/emerita status is limited to faculty, academic staff, limited appointees and University Staff permanently retiring from the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
  2. Eligibility
    1. Emeritus status may be awarded to a retiring person who:
      1. Is retiring permanently and eligible for the University retirement annuity;
      2. Has ten years or the full time equivalent of service to the University (ex: IAS who has taught 50% for 20 years; University Staff at 75% for 14+ years, etc.);
        1. Staff whose classification has changed (e.g. Classified who later becomes University staff, academic staff who becomes faculty or University Staff who becomes academic staff) may count total years of service, not just the years in the latter classification.
    2. Has been nominated by a colleague, unit, department, dean, or director for emeritus/a status in writing.
  3. Nomination Process
    1. Faculty and/or staff must be nominated for emeritus/emerita status.
      1. It is usual that emeritus/a be granted prior to retirement or within three months of the nominees official retirement date.
    2. It is incumbent upon the person retiring.
      1. to make his or her wish to be considered for emeritus/emerita status known.
      2. to request a letter of nomination for the status by a director, unit, department, colleague or dean who knows their work.
    3. Nomination should include:
      1. Name of retiree being nominated, position, department, and their start date at the university.
      2. Expected date of retirement (copy of retirement letter).
    4. If the nominee holds double or divided appointment with another department or unit, the nomination can come from either department or unit. It is not necessary for both departments or units to submit a nomination.
  4. Procedures for Granting Emeritus/a Status
    1. For Faculty:
      1. Nominations for emeritus/a status are forwarded to the department for review and vote. Approved nominations are submitted to the Dean of Faculties and Graduate Studies who forwards the nomination, via the Provost, to the Chancellor.
      2. The Chancellor makes the final decision on granting emeritus/a status. Emeritus/a status will begin on the date of official retirement.
    2. For Academic or University Staff:
      1. Nominations for emeritus/a status are forwarded to the Personnel Compensation Committee (academic staff) or the University Staff Senate (University staff) who forwards the nomination via the Provost, to the Chancellor.
      2. The Chancellor makes the final decision on granting emeritus/a status. Emeritus/a status will begin on the date of official retirement.
  5. Privileges
    1. Award of emeritus/a status carries with it the faculty or staff members' title code at the time of retirement (e.g. Professor Emeritus/a, Academic Advisor Emeritus/a, or University Program Associate Emeritus/a).  In addition the following privileges are provided:
      1. Each emeritus/a may obtain one "Emeritus/a" staff ID card at no cost. Replacement ID cards will need to be paid for by the individual.
      2. Access to JDH Library resources including: borrowing, Universal Borrowing, interlibrary loan, access to data. bases/subscription resources locally or offsite (proxy access).
      3. Technology privileges such as continued email and campus wireless access.
      4. Access to campus recreation activities and MWC. memberships at special rates set by Campus Recreation.
      5. Complimentary entrance to University Theater productions.
      6. Complimentary entrance to UW-Superior Music concerts.
      7. Complimentary entrance to regular season Athletic events.
      8. Emeriti may apply for parking permits on the same basis as currently employed faculty or staff. Permits for unreserved areas shall be available at no cost or at a reduced rate (determined by Parking Services).
      9. Listing with the faculty, academic or University Staff in catalogs and in the university directory.
      10. Invitation to participate in public ceremonies such as commencements, academic processions, and other ceremonies as appropriate.
  6. Changes to This Policy
    1. Any changes being proposed to this policy must be forwarded to and approved by each of the governance bodies (faculty, academic staff, and University Staff) before changes can go into effect.