Waldorf Class of 1961
It is that time
again when we have a chance to share information.
classmate information is available to you on our class web site.
I would guess
your life is a lot like mine, busy in many different family, employment,
retirement, and community activities. I would like to encourage those of you
who are not included in our e-mail list to send your e-mail address to me so you
can be added to our mailing list. This is a way we can share information with
each other on a regular basis. E-mail your information and request to be added
to our mailing list, email@example.com.
One of our
classmates, Oscar Lenning, continues to make the news.
THIEL HIRES TITLE III DIRECTOR
Thiel College President Dr. Lance Masters announced today the
appointment of Dr. Oscar T. Lenning as the director of
the new Title III grant-funded Center for Learning and Advising.
“The Center for Learning and Advising director is an extremely
important position to the growth and development of our students
and our fine college,” said Masters. “We are very fortunate to
have attracted Dr. Lenning, someone who has an extensive
background with Title III projects, as well as passion for
guiding students to success.”
Currently Lenning is the director of Lenning Consulting
Services, and has led Title III projects at three institutions
of higher education throughout his career, including Waldorf
College, Roberts Wesleyan College, and Bacone College.
In 1981 as academic vice president and dean at Roberts Wesleyan
College, Lenning led the faculty in a Title III grant writing
process which resulted in a $1.5 million grant. Lenning led
Waldorf College to receive a $600,000 Title III grant in 1988.
While serving as a visiting professor at Iowa State University
in 1996, Lenning was approached by Bacone College to provide
consultation on applying for a $1.8 million Title III grant.
After the grant was funded, Lenning was named Bacone College’s
special assistant to the president/Title III coordinator.
From 2001 to 2005, Lenning served as director of assessment and
program development at Bridgepoint Education in San Diego.
Lenning holds a Ph.D. in counseling psychology/college student
personnel administration/higher education/statistics from the
University of Iowa, as well as master’s and bachelor of science
degrees. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Wartburg
College and an associate’s degree from Waldorf College.
He has authored more than 130 professional publications and has
served as a consulting editor and reviewer for higher education
journals. He is a member of the Ashford University Board of
Read the entire article by going to: http://www.thiel.edu/News/news_releases/2007/January/31b.htm
If you have
not signed up for the monthly Alumni e-Newsletter, this would be a good time to
http://www.waldorf.edu/alumni/ and get your monthly update directly from
You can view
our class news letters by going to a couple different Web addresses. You can
find them on our classmate web site,
www.waldorfclassof61.com in the directory click on “Class Letters”, or by
going to the Waldorf site at,
years ago, graduation Waldorf class of 1961, can you believe it? 2011 it will
be our 50th year. I hope we are all making plans to be at that
reunion. I have found going to Homecoming at Waldorf any year is enjoyable and
there are always some of our classmates present.