New faculty/staff join the University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan
The University of Wisconsin-Sheboygan will welcome a number of new faces to campus this fall with the addition of several new faculty and staff members for the start of the 2013-14 academic year.
The following new staff members have been added:
Peter Boettner is the new Athletics Director and will oversee all varsity sports at UW-Sheboygan. Boettner has worked at UW-Sheboygan since 2012 as an Assistant to the Athletic Director, helping with events and administrative duties. He also worked in the Sports Information Department at Cardinal Stritch University and with the Community Recreation Department for the Sheboygan Area School District. He holds a Master of Science degree in Sports Management from Cardinal Stritch University and a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He is also a UW-Sheboygan graduate.
Thomas Campbell, Ph.D., is the new Assistant Professor of Communication/Theatre Arts and University Theatre Director. Campbell comes to UW-Sheboygan most recently from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, where he completed his Ph.D. in Speech Communication/Theater in May 2013. He also holds a Master of Fine Arts degree with a Playwriting emphasis from Southern Illinois University and a BFA in Playwriting/Directing from the University of Wyoming. Prior to UW-Sheboygan, Campbell taught at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale under a Graduate Teaching Assistantship from 2010 to 2013. He also has playwriting, directing and technical direction experience with a number of productions.
Brian Stout is the new Assistant Campus Dean for Administrative and Financial Services. Stout comes to UW-Sheboygan with a strong background in higher education and fiscal and project management. Prior to joining the campus, Stout served as the Chair of the Department of Military Science and a Professor of Military Science at the College of Management at the University of Wisconsin-Stout for the last four years. He also had served as UW-Stout’s Interim Director of the School of Hospitality Leadership. His other professional experiences include serving as the Chief of the Nuclear and Global Command and Control Capabilities Branch of the United States Strategic Command at Offut Air Force Base in Nebraska. He also was a Lead Analyst in the Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Mission Area for the United States Strategic Command at Offut AFB and a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army. He served the Army for 23 years. Stout holds a Ed.S. in Career and Technical Education from UW-Stout, a M.S. in Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics from UW-Madison, an MBA in Management Information Systems from Western International University in Phoenix, AZ, and a BA in Physics from Ripon College.
Elisa Waltz is the new High School Relations and Recruitment Coordinator. Waltz completed her master’s degree in Counseling in Higher Education and a bachelor’s in Nonprofit Management and Sociology at Lakeland College. Previously, Waltz worked as a Marketing Assistant at Southwest Florida College and as an Assistant Women’s Softball Coach at Lakeland. Over the past year, Waltz has served in a variety of LTE positions at UW-Sheboygan, assisting the Student Affairs Office in recruiting and programming.
The following new faculty and instructional academic staff have been added:
Penny Fish, Ph.D., is the new Lecturer of Biology. Prior to coming to UW-Sheboygan, Fish served as an adjunct professor of Biology at Mount Mary College, an Infection Control Specialist at St. Nicholas Hospital in Sheboygan, an adjunct professor of Biology at Lakeland College and a Lab Manager and Staff Research Scientist in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, among others. She holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the University of Texas, a BS in Biology of Natural Resources and a BA in Botany from the University of California-Berkeley.
Valerie Jahns is the new Lecturer of English and comes to UW-Sheboygan with a MA in English from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a BS in English from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Prior to joining the campus, Jahns worked as an associate lecturer at UW-Fox Valley in Appleton teaching several English and Business Writing courses. She is also the co-coordinator for Developmental English and Learning Skills at UW-Fox Valley.
Leah Strobel, Ph.D., is the new Lecturer of World Languages/Spanish. She comes to UW-Sheboygan with a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from the University of Pittsburgh, a MA in Foreign Language and Literature and a BA in International Studies and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Previously, Strobel served as a Visiting Lecturer with Ph.D. in Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University, an Adjunct Instructor at the Community College of Allegheny County and the University of Pittsburgh.
Paul Vasholz Jr., Ph.D., is the new Lecturer of Political Science. Vasholz comes to the campus with a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University, a MA in Political Science and a BA in History from Marquette University. Previously, he worked as an adjunct professor at Marquette University and Northern Illinois University.
Robert Woodle is the new Associate Lecturer of Math. Woddle holds a MA and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Previously, Woodle served as a mathematics instructor, Acting Vice President of Academics and the Academic Dean at Fort Berthold Community College in North Dakota. Other previous teaching experiences include Jamestown College in Jamestown, ND; Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ; and Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, WV, among others.
For more information about UW-Sheboygan, contact the Student Services Office at (920) 459-6633 or e-mail email@example.com, or visit the campus Web site at www.sheboygan.uwc.edu.