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Published 9/6/2005

Owens Findlay-area Campus Names New Chair of the School of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Jason TetzloffOwens Community College has named Dr. Jason Tetzloff as the new chair of the School of Arts and Sciences on the Findlay-area Campus. His responsibilities will include overseeing all instructional programs and activities within the School of Arts and Sciences.

In addition, his new position will entail supervising the development and implementation of new academic curricula, directing the on-going evaluation of Arts and Sciences courses, and collaborating with the College’s academic deans and chairs to enhance educational opportunities and resources for current and future students.

“We are very honored to have Dr. Tetzloff serving as the new chair of the School of Arts and Sciences on the Findlay-area Campus,” said Judy Ennis, Owens executive dean of the Findlay-area Campus. “His incredible knowledge, leadership skills and long-time experience in higher education will greatly enhance the School of Arts and Sciences.”

Since 2001, Tetzloff served in a variety of positions at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, including interim director of First Year Experiences, visiting assistant professor with the Department of History, visiting professor within the Department of Communication and Journalism and faculty in Residence.

Prior to working at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Tetzloff gained experience in higher education at Defiance College, Purdue University, Western Washington University and Chapman University. His positions at these colleges/universities included assistant professor of History, director of the Western Civilization Program, director of the Inter-Disciplinary Global Civilization Program, director of the International Studies Program, Honors Program advisor, director of the Faculty-in-Residence Program and visiting assistant professor and instructor of the Whidbey Island Naval Air Station.

“I am thrilled to join the Owens Community College team,” Tetzloff said. “I look forward to using my past experiences in the classroom and as an administrator to further fuel institutional and student success at Owens Community College.”

In addition to his broad career in higher education, Tetzloff also served as an accomplished photojournalist for more than a decade at the Eau Claire Press Company in Eau Claire, Wisc. His professional involvement includes membership with the American Historical Association and the National Press Photographer’s Association.

Tetzloff, now a Findlay resident, holds a doctoral degree in history from Purdue University, as well as master’s and bachelor’s degrees in history from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Owens Community College is one of the fastest-growing higher educational institutions in Ohio. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 45,000 credit and non-credit students, making it the number one choice for new college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, and Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor’s degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.


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