President's Column

Members of the Viterbo Community:

At the close of this academic year, I give my sincere thanks for all that you have contributed to the success of this university. To our graduating students, I offer congratulations and best wishes as you take the next steps on your journeys. I know you will always carry Viterbo in your heart and I look forward to hearing about your accomplishments in the years to come. Please don’t be strangers.

I would like to congratulate all of the employees who were honored at our annual Rose Awards. The award recipients are outlined in this publication. The event is a wonderful celebration of our community and the dedication and commitment we witness every day. I would also like to acknowledge the faculty promotions that were recently confirmed:

  • Jackie Herbers – instructor to assistant professor
  • Karla Hughes – assistant professor to associate professor 
  • Toni Wissestad – assistant professor to associate professor
  • Jennifer Sadowski – associate professor to full professor
  • Rick Walters – associate professor to full professor
  • Sherri Lisota – associate professor to full professor
  • Susan Cosby Ronnenberg – associate professor to full professor

Several members of our community will not be returning in the fall. My best wishes for your retirement or the next steps in your careers. Thank you for all that you have contributed. 

On a personal note, thank you for all of the assistance during my transition this semester. Our commitment to each other and our community is what makes this institution special. 

Thank you.