Academic Staff Assembly

Academic Staff Assembly

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The Academic Staff Assembly is an elected body that represents UW-Whitewater instructional and non-instructional academic staff. The Assembly has primary responsibility for formulation and review of relevant policies and procedures and shall be represented in the development of all policies and procedures concerning academic staff members, including academic staff personnel matters.

New Academic Staff Assembly member - Thomas drucker

Thomas DruckerThomas Drucker spent his undergraduate years at Princeton University and Magdalen College, Oxford. and pursued his graduate studies at the University of Toronto and the University of Wisconsin. His primary research has been in the area of history and philosophy of mathematics, and his Perspectives on the History of Mathematical Logic was published by Birkhauser in 1991 (republished as a 'Modern Classic' in 2008). Before coming to Whitewater in 2001, he taught at the University of Wisconsin (Extension/Madison) and Dickinson College. He has taught in the areas of mathematics, statistics, computer science, philosophy and history of science. Outside the classroom, his interests include tennis, table tennis, chess, and bridge, and he was part of the National Championship team in College Bowl for the University of Wisconsin in 1986. Among the student organizations for which he has served as adviser are the Student Math Association, Pi Mu Epsilon (the national student mathematics honor society), the Jewish Student Organization, and the Table Tennis Club. He was nominated for the Award for Instructional Academic Staff in 2008 and received the first CARE award from the university in 2013 for his work for non-traditional students. Among those to whose memories he dedicates his academic efforts are Dr. Johanna Goetzl and Mr. Lloyd A. Walker of San Mateo High School, Professor Michael S. Mahoney of Princeton University, Professor Robert A. Smith of the University of Toronto, and Professor S. Ned Rosenbaum of Dickinson College.


Terry TumbarelloTerry Tumbarello received his Bachelor of Science in Business and Master in Science in Education degrees from Eastern Illinois University. He has been working in Residence Life at UW-Whitewater since July of 1998. Currently he serves as the Associate Director of Residence Life, a position he has held since 2008. In his time at UW-Whitewater, Terry has worked with such initiatives as Boxes and Walls, Learning Communities, and the creation of special-interest housing such as Substance-Free, Wellness, Quiet Lifestyle, Global Village, and Gender Inclusive. He has also managed  the Residence Life Conduct System and advised the Residence Hall Association and the National Residence Hall Honorary. Terry spends a great deal of time recruiting new staff for Residence Life and enjoys hiring and mentoring new professionals. He has taught New Student Seminar since 1999 and frequently states it is one of his favorite parts of his job. Terry lives in Fort Atkinson where he and his partner are raising their three children. In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, boating, and baseball. 


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