Faculty and Administrators Service RecognitionMay 18, 2016 at 45 p.m.

Time: May 18, 2016 at 45 p.m.
Location:Christ Chapel

Gustavus Adolphus College and the Alumni Association will recognize the commitment of faculty and administrators who have served 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 years at the College, and those who are retiring. Service award recipients will be honored in a special Gustavus community gathering in Christ Chapel at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 18, followed by a reception on the Mall, weather permitting, otherwise it will be in Alumni Hall. During the reception, you will have the opportunity to visit with both the service award recipients and retirees.

2016 Faculty & Administrator Years of Service

Awards and Retirements

10 Years

Sidonia Alenuma-Nimoh, associate professor in education, peace studies, gender/women/sexuality

Joel Carlin, associate professor in biology and environmental studies

John Engebretson '91, adjunct instructor/director of the Adolphus Jazz Ensemble

Jeff Engelhardt'93, visiting instructor in math, computer science and statistics

Julie Moberg Gilbert '99, associate professor in Library

Maria Kalbermatten, associate professor in Spanish

David Newell '03, director for community-based service

Shanon Nowell, assistant to the provost

Jeffrey Owen '92, associate professor in economics and management and environmental studies

Matthew Rasmussen '98, visiting assistant professor in English

Mayra Taylor, adjunct instructor in Spanish and LALACS

Jessie Twaddle, assistant director of core services, lead information security specialist for GTS

Tommy Valentini '02, head men's tennis coach, assistant director in Tennis and Life.

15 Years

Jeffrey Anderson, international student services coordinator

Teri Bauman, information systems development and support specialist in GTS

Eric Dugdale, professor of classics

Patricia English, associate professor in communication studies, gender/women/sexuality

Sarah Erickson-Lume, adjunct instructor of music

Mimi Gerstbauer, associate professor of political science, peace studies/LALACS and African Studies

Deborah Goodwin, associate professor of religion, gender/women/sexuality and environmental studies

Jon Grinnell, associate professor of biology

Elizabeth Jenner, associate professor of sociology and anthropology

Ann Johnson, director of advancement services

Mary Milbradt, administrative information systems development and support specialist

20 Years

Kirk Carlson '95, assistant vice president for enrollment in financial aid and associate dean of admission

Paul Jacobson, assistant director of dining services

Richard Leitch, associate professor of political science, environmental studies and Japanese studies

Doug Minter '79, associate vice president for enrollment and dean of financial aid

Peg O'Connor, professor in philosophy and gender/women/sexuality

25 Years

Tom Brown, director of intercollegiate athletics

Chris Gilbert, professor of political science

Mary Gunderson, assistant registrar

Michael Jorgensen, professor of music

Paschal Kyoore, professor of French, African, Caribbean studies in modern languages

Barb Lundgren, interim director of human resources

Amy Gerber Pehrson '91, assistant director of campus activities/director of mentoring and peer education

30 Years

Paul Estenson, associate professor of economics and management

Mark Hanson '83, head men's basketball coach, teacher HES and director outdoor education

Greg Kaster, professor of history and gender/women/sexuality

Steve Mellema '72, professor of physics

Kate Wittenstein, professor of history and gender/women/sexuality

35 Years

Mark Kruger, professor in psychological studies

Rick Orpen, professor of instrumental music, composition and theory


Max Hailperin, math, computer science and statistics

Rick Orpen, professor of instrumental music, composition and theory

Lois Peterson, professor in art and art history

Ken Westphal, vice president for finance and treasurer

Warren Wunderlich, director of physical plant

You may contact the Office of Alumni and Parent Engagement with your reservation(s) in one of the following ways by Friday, May 13: return the enclosed card; call 933-7511; e-mail alumni@gustavus.edu; or register online at gustavus.edu/forms/447.