Outlook Magazine - Fall 2020

Retirements Jane Anderson, June 1,

Robert Meyer, Aug. 19, 2019, chancellor Katherine Navarre, May 20, 2019, psychology Kristie Olson, May 30, University Housing Caroline Robertson, June 4, 2019, Custodial Mary Kay Sankey, May 30, Human Resources Mark Thomas, May 20, 2019, Athletics Jeanne W. Rothaupt, Aug. 24, 2019, Counseling Services Susan Scholfield, Aug. 3, 2019, Multicultural Student Services Sharon Shope, June 1, vice chancellor’s office for Administrative and Student Life Services Becky Simonson, March 21, mathematics Donald Steffen, June 1, university editor Kathryn Sveum, June 22, 2019, Registration and Records John Walter, March, Custodial Terrence Watkins, May 18, Athletics

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management Timothy Becker, Nov. 9, 2019, operations management Charles Bomar, March 2, biology Paul Calenberg, March 21, communication studies, global languages and performing arts Rosalind Christianson, May 8, Merle M. Price Commons general operations Julie Cook, May 23, Business communication studies, global languages and performing arts Laura Cragin, May 2, Student Health Services Linda Dahl, June 1, psychology Peggy Danovsky, April 11, Custodial Jane DeFlorin, May 2, University Dining Beverly Deyo-Svendsen, May 27, social science Shaun Dudek, May 18, communication technologies Jody Engeldinger, Aug. 3, 2019, Merle M. Price Commons general operations Donald Gjestson, July 21, 2019, University Police Stanley Goetz, Sept. 21, 2019, operations management Lee Hakes, May 2, University Police Edward Harris, May 18, School of Hospitality Leadership Richard Herling, May 18, operations management Betty Herman, June 1, rehabilitation and counseling Kim Hintzman, April 4, University Dining Janice Jordan, Nov. 2, 2019, Discovery Center James Keyes, Aug. 5, 2019, and Financial Services Stephen Collie, Jan. 3,


Ostenso served with USDA, on congressional subcommittee

She helped develop the Women, Infants and Children nutrition program and was involved with the federal food stamp program. Starting in the early 1980s, she was staff director of the Subcommittee on Science, Research and Technology guidelines every five years. Ostenso retired in 1995. Her niece Karen Ostenso is director of UW-Stout’s dietetics program. Ostenso received UW- Stout’s Distinguished Alumni award in 1970 and was on the Stout University Foundation Board of Directors from 1988-96. She left an estate gift to the Foundation. goo.gl/EeDNMj for the U.S. House of Representatives. She wrote the draft for the national nutrition act, which requires dietary

An alumna who oversaw federal programs with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and helped write policy as a member

of a congressional subcommittee has passed away. Grace Ostenso, of

Bethesda, Md., died April 5 in the COVID-19 unit of Suburban Hospital. She was 87. Ostenso was a 1954 graduate of UW-Stout in the family and consumer educational services program, a forerunner of the dietetics program. She earned a Ph.D. at UW-Madison and taught there in the early- and mid-1960s before moving on to the USDA for almost a decade. Her work included overseeing school nutrition, including the school lunch program.

operations management Cynthia Knopps, June 1, Financial Aid

Diane Longsdorf, Aug. 2, 2019, College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Management Lisa Maves, May 2, Admissions Rodney McRae, May 2, University Dining


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