Ripon College welcomes new hires for fall 2022

Ripon College welcomes new staff and faculty members who have joined Ripon College during this calendar year.


  • Jeremy Adolphson, visiting assistant professor of communication.
  • Alexander Bianco, assistant professor of exercise science.
  • Lillian Brown, formerly visiting professor of theatre.
  • Peter Conlon, assistant librarian-access services.
  • Ursula Dalinghaus, formerly visiting professor of anthropology, is now assistant professor of anthropology.
  • John Harden, assistant professor of political science.
  • Umer Hussain, assistant professor of business and sports management.
  • Freesia McKee, Wisconsin’s Own Library Poet-in-Residence.
  • Bryan Nell ’09, assistant professor of chemistry.
  • Jandelyn Dawn Plane, assistant professor of computer science.
  • Miracle-Rose Toppar, assistant professor of economics and business management.


  • Sarah Desotell, adjunct professor of physics.
  • Scott Elford, adjunct instructor of music.
  • Yukiko Grine, adjunct instructor of music (orchestra).
  • Kevin Lunginbill, adjunct instructor of history.
  • Abby Schmidt, adjunct instructor of music (Choral Union).
  • Jared Stellmacher, adjunct instructor of music (organ lessons).
  • Jeanne Williams, professor emeritus of educational studies, now adjunct professor of English.


  • Victoria N. Folse, President.
  • Dennis Bangart, associate vice president for finance and controller.
  • Julia Brewster, engagement and communications specialist.
  • Cameron Collier ’12, admission counselor.
  • Callista DeCramer ’21, assistant track and field coach and recruiting coordinator.
  • Jennifer Dimos, head coach of women’s soccer.
  • Jessica Ehrenberg, director of web development and marketing.
  • Solangel “Sol” Gonzalez ’22, assistant director of annual giving.
  • Sheila Hallas, director of student accounts.
  • Michael Hepp ’12, assistant defensive football coach and recruiting coordinator.
  • Noelle Korzeniewski ’17, admission counselor.
  • Ashley LeCount, temporary HRIS project manager.
  • Michaela Myers ’17, residence hall director.
  • Chelsie Stocker, administrative assistant to the vice president for advancement, marketing and communications.
  • Elizabeth Taft ’07, executive director of marketing and communications.
  • Ryan Weir, director of development.


  • Captain Paul Klotz


  • Kedren Hardee, executive chef
  • Christopher Taylor, retail manager
  • Dustin Tessmer, general manager
  • Michael Zink, catering manager


  • Angelica Dancker, housekeeper
  • Jennifer Jahnke, housekeeper
  • Dalton Peterson, housekeeper
  • David Peterson, general maintenance worker
  • Tina Reichenberger, housekeeper
  • Lisa Willoughby, housekeeper

For biographies of new faculty and staff members, visit

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