‘Faculty Activities’ Category

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Employee Enhancement Days at Gustavus

Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Management, was invited to speak by Kirk Beyer, Ph.D., Director of Human Resources at Gustavus, to lead two seminars on life gifts and career development for Gustavus Staff on Wednesday, April 2, 2012.  Kathi distributed two assessment tools to help the employees discover their six areas of giftedness, according to John Holland’s RIASEC […]

Women In Leadership Conference Scheduled for April 19

The second annual Gustavus Women In Leadership Conference, “The Past, Present, and Future of Gustavus Women Leaders,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19 in Alumni Hall. The event will consist of presentations, breakout sessions, and panel discussions. Julie Gilbert, founder and CEO of WOLF Means Business will deliver the […]

Kathi Tunheim Discusses Scouting Trip to India at Rotary Club

Kathi Tunheim, Assistant Professor of Management, spoke at the Long Lake/Orono Rotary Club on Thursday, March 15, 2012, to talk about the “Gustavus Scouting Trip to India.”  She and Dr. Bruce Johnson went to India December 3-10, 2011, to investigate a future semester-long program partnering with Concordia College in Moorhead.  They hope to design a […]

Jeff Owen ’92 Discusses Vikings Stadium Plan at Gustie Breakfasts

Assistant Professor Jeff Owen was the March speaker at Gustie Breakfasts in Saint Peter and Minneapolis sponsored by the Gustavus Alumni Association. Professor Owen described why sports teams and stadiums do not provide the economic benefits to communities that promoters claim. He also argued electronic pulltabs were a particularly poor choice for a funding mechanism. […]

Is the President Causing High Gas Prices?

Last evening I heard Newt Gingrich say that the Obama Administration was “outrageously anti-American energy.” And that, “the high price of gasoline is the direct result of Obama.” After picking myself up from the floor, it took me about 15 seconds to find this. These data, from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, show the number […]