New faculty and staff announced at UW-WC

Fall classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013

UW-Washington County welcomes a new Assistant Campus Dean for Administration and Finance, six new faculty, and two new mental health counselors this fall.

Classes at the West Bend campus begin Tuesday, September 3.

Dan Anhalt is the new Assistant Campus Dean for Administration and Finance.  Anhalt has served as the Director of Continuing Education at UW-Washington County since 2004 and was also the Director of Training & Business Development for the University of Wisconsin Colleges. His areas of expertise include Human Resources and Economic Development Issues.  Anhalt received his MS Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and his undergraduate from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Anhalt replaces Cathi Dziedzic who recently retired.

Carl Gahala is the new Assistant Professor of Business.  Gahala graduated from the Master of Accounting Science program at Northern Illinois University.  His undergraduate work was completed at St. Mary’s University, Winona, MN. Gahala is a registered Certified Public Accountant.  His most recent work experience was as a Senior Auditor at a mid-size public accounting firm.  Gahala will be teaching Personal Finance (BUS 110), Introductory Accounting (BUS 201) and Managerial Accounting (BUS 204).

Dr. Stephan Scholz is the new Assistant Professor of Sociology.  Scholz earned his Ph.D. in Sociology and his MA Degree from the University of Arizona.  His undergraduate was completed at Carleton College, Northfield, MN.  Since 2009, he has taught Sociology courses at Inver Hills Community College in Minnesota.  Prior teaching experience was at the University of Arizona.  
Scholz will be teaching Introduction to Sociology (SOC 101) classes at the West Bend campus as well as several online classes.  

Also joining the UW-WC faculty are four new lecturers.  Richard Krupnow, Senior Lecturer of English, will be teaching Composition I (ENG 101). Yunlong Lin, Lecturer of Physics, will teach College Physics (PHY 141) and University Physics (PHY 201). Emily Melstrand, Associate Lecturer of Education, will be teaching The Exceptional Individual (EDU 300). Winn Wasson, Associate Lecturer of Political Science, will teach Intro to Politics (POL 101), International Politics (POL 175), and Public Policy (POL 219).

Seans Fauls and Eva Wenzler will be joining the UW-WC staff as the new mental health counselors.  The counselors will be available to provide short-term mental health counseling for currently enrolled students.

UW-Washington County has 27 faculty members and 39 lecturers. Over 95% of the tenured faculty members have a doctorate or terminal degree in their field of study. With a growing curriculum, small classes and dedicated faculty, students are provided with a high quality education at the lowest cost in the UW System.  For more information about UW-Washington County, visit the website at or phone 262-335-5201 to set up an appointment with an advisor in Student Affairs.


Sue Bausch