News Release

Faculty Complete UMC Leads Program

By Elizabeth Tollefson on
Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The final sessions of a special, year-long program were held recently and thirteen faculty members completed the UMC Leads program. UMC Leads

The program was designed to create a culture of leadership by assisting faculty in the development of leadership skills, capacity and readiness so they are positioned to move their programs, department and the campus forward.

Congratulations to faculty members Venu Mukku, Katy Chapman, Brian Dingmann, Heidi Guggisberg-Coners, Oxana Wieland, Megan Kragness, Kara Bowen, Grace Menze, Rob Proulx, Ranjit Riar, Matt Simmons, Margot Rudstrom, and Kristie Walker.

In the photo, back row, left to right, are Anthony Kern, head of the Math, Science, and Technology Department; Harouna Maiga, head of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Department; Kevin Thompson, head of the Business Department; Assistant Professor Oxana Weiland; Soo-Yin Lim-Thompson, head of the Liberal Arts and Education Department.

Middle row: Christina McGuire, U of M Human Resources; Associate Professor Katy Chapman; Associate Professor Kristie Walker; Associate Professor Brian Dingmann; Lecturer Kara Bowen; Lecturer Margot Rudstrom; Lecturer Megan Kragness; and Rosie Barry, U of M Human Resources.

Front row: Lecturer Heidi Guggisberg-Coners; Lecturer Grace Menzie; Lecturer Rob Proulx; Barbara Keinath, vice chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs; and Lecturer Ranjit Riar.



Elizabeth Tollefson

University Relations