Outstanding Employees Honored on Founder’s Day

Posted on October 29th, 2010 by

Bob Weisenfeld (left) and Todd Stolt greet members of the congregation at Christ Chapel after receiving their awards (Photo by Steve Waldhauser).

Three members of the Gustavus Adolphus College community were honored during the Friday, Oct. 29 daily chapel service as recipients of the College’s annual outstanding employee awards. The awards were handed out in conjunction with Founder’s Day, which recognizes the dedication of Old Main on Oct. 31, 1876.

Campus Safety Officer Todd Stolt received the 2010 Augusta Carlson Schultz Award, which is presented annually to a support staff employee who exemplifies outstanding dedication and spirit of service. Stolt has served as a campus safety officer at the College since Sept. of 2000.

Assistant Vice President for Corporate and Foundation Relations Bob Weisenfeld received the 2010 Eric Norelius Award, given annually to an outstanding administrative employee who has demonstrated exception service and dedication to the College. Weisenfeld has been a member of the Gustavus staff since 1988. His primary responsibilities include writing proposals for institution-wide priorities and assisting faculty in their efforts to secure external funding.

Eric Eliason

Professor of English Eric Eliason earned the 2010 Faculty Service Award, given annually to a faculty member whose service has improved the College. Eliason started teaching at Gustavus in 1989, and also served as an academic dean in the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs from 2005 to 2009.


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