Concordia's 2018 faculty retirees

While several hundred Concordians are newly entering the mission field following the university's May 18 and 19 commencement ceremonies, more than a dozen individuals with centuries of professional experience among them are leaving their vocations as faculty and staff at CUW.

Seven professors and six staff members who each have served at Concordia for a decade or more have retired or will retire by July 2018. It’s one of the largest batches of long-standing employee retirements Concordia has seen in recent years.

The faculty retirees, listed in descending order of longest tenure, include:

Tim Maschke

Rev. Dr. Timothy Maschke

Professor of Theology

35 years






David Krenz

Dr. David Krenz

Professor of English

29 years






Mary KorteDr. Mary Korte

Professor of Science

24 years






Christine MoserDr. Christine Moser

Professor of Occupational Therapy

24 years





Ann McDonald

Dr. Ann McDonald

Professor of Science

18 years






Carrie BuriDr. Carrie Buri

Director of MBA, Assistant Professor of Business

17 years






Thomas FeiertagRev. Dr. Thomas Feiertag

Professor of Theology

17 years






Staff retirees, listed in descending order of longest tenure, include:

Ann RiceAnn Rice

Director of the Green Bay Center

29 1/2 years






Dottie LarsonDottie Larson

Administrative Assistant of Athletics

26 years






Cindy Jacoby

Cindy Jacoby

Administrative Assistant of Music and Campus Ministry

25 1/2 years






Jim EichelbergerJim Eichelberger

Director of Administrative Computing

19 years






Image not availableGenetta Bell-Johnson* 


14 years





*An image of Genetta was not available because she retired before this article was compiled.

Pam SchmitzPam Schmitz

Executive Assistant to the President

10 years






— This story is written by Kali Thiel, director of university communications for Concordia University Wisconsin and Ann Arbor. She may be reached at or 262-243-2149.

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