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New VP for Academics Announced

Graduate professor, Dr. Jeff Wiechman, recently accepted the appointment as the next MLC vice president for academics. Dr. Wiechman replaces Dr. David Wendler, who will retire at the end of June 2014.

Dr. Wiechman has experience at various levelsĀ of the WELS educational system. He has been an elementary principal and teacher at Gethsemane in Omaha NE and a high school principal and teacher at Shoreland Lutheran High School in Somers WI. Since 2008 Jeff has been training future teachers at Martin Luther College as a supervisor of student teachers and academic dean of the teacher preparation program. In May 2013, Jeff was awarded an EdD in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities and was appointed to the MLC graduate faculty. His wide array of experiences has prepared him for his new role at the college.