Wisconsin Lutheran College revises its academic structure

Date Posted: March 8, 2010

MILWAUKEE – Wisconsin Lutheran College's Board of Regents approved changes to the institution's academic structure at its February meeting. Wisconsin Lutheran will be divided into three colleges: College of the Arts and Sciences, College of Professional Studies, and College of Adult and Graduate Studies.

The new deans of the colleges will be Dr. Jarrod Erbe, professor of biology (College of the Arts and Sciences); Dr. David Brightsman, associate professor of education (College of Professional Studies); and Dr. Joyce Natzke, professor of education (College of Adult and Graduate Studies).

The three colleges will be made up of schools, each to be led by a chairperson. The following have accepted roles as chairs of the various schools defined in the new structure: Dr. Dan Ebeling (Math and Physical Sciences), Dr. Paul Lehninger (Humanities), Professor Paul Burmeister (Fine Arts), Dr. Erik Ankerberg (Modern Languages), and Dr. Robert Anderson (Life Sciences) in the College of Arts and Sciences; and Professor James Holman (Teacher Education), Professor Deb Uecker (Professional Communication), Professor Rebekah Carey  (Nursing), and Professor Dan Eastman (Business) in the College of Professional Studies.

This new academic structure and the accompanying positions will go into effect on July 1, 2010.

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