Faculty and Staff

Get to Know: Sarah Barr, Director of Global Engagement

With experience in many languages and a love for all things culture, its no wonder Sarah Barr was destined to be Nebraska Wesleyan University’s new Director of Global Engagement.


New Academic Year Brings New Faces, Program and Facility Enhancements

Nebraska Wesleyan University’s fall semester begins Monday, August 22. Faculty and students will return to find some enhancements to programs and facilities and will also find a few new faces.


Grant Provides Extended Hours, Staffing at Cooper Center

Nebraska Wesleyan University's Cooper Center for Academic Achievement has received a $51,600 grant that will provide for extended hours, additional staffing, and new instruction.


Nebraska Wesleyan Announces Fall Lecture Series

Nebraska Wesleyan University will kick off its fall lecture series with its annual Visions & Ventures Symposium, which will address the economics, ethics and politics of sports.


Nebraska Wesleyan Remembers French Professor Tony Epp

A long-time Nebraska Wesleyan University French professor has died. Professor Emeritus Anthony Epp died Monday, June 6. He was 69.


Mary Swinton Honored With CORE Award

"Mary goes above and beyond any administrative support job in productivity, insight, generosity, flexibility, professional and personal integrity, and good cheer."


Ten Faculty Prepare For Sabbaticals

Ten Nebraska Wesleyan University professors will be on sabbatical for all or part of the 2011-2012 academic year. Research, travel, and course development will fill much of their time.


Summer Academic Trips Take Students to Estonia, India, Ireland and Indian Reservations

Spring semester may be over but many students and faculty are packing their bags for summer academic courses that will take them far beyond the classroom walls.


Fall Lecture Series Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University's 11th annual Visions & Ventures Symposium has been scheduled for September 14-15. This year's theme is "More Than A Game: Economics, Ethics & Politics of Sports."


Religion Professor Wins Faculty Teaching Award

Students and colleagues of Rita Lester say the religion professor is known for her rigorous courses. And in the same breath, they’re quick to point out that her courses are so intriguing and engaging that students want to come back for more.