Edgewood College Photo: (l. to r.) Julie Bauer, Alliant Energy Foundation; Rolf Wegenke, Ph.D., President of Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities; Dr. Dan Schroeder, Associate Professor, School of Business; Dr. Scott Flanagan, President of Edgewood College; Dr. Dean Pribbenow, V.P. for Academic Affairs/Academic Dean, Edgewood College.
Madison, Wis. (May 22, 2018) – Dr. Dan Schroeder, President/CEO of Organization Development Consultants, Inc. (ODC), has been honored with the 2018 Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award at Edgewood College.
“Dr. Schroeder is most deserving of this award,” Dr. Dean Pribbenow, Vice President for Academic Affairs said. “I'm delighted that we are recognizing a faculty member whose teaching focus is with our adult undergraduate students completing their degrees. Dan is excellent at developing relationships with these students and tailoring the curriculum to their needs while maintaining our standards of quality and rigor.”
Schroeder is Associate Professor in the School of Business, playing a key role in the undergraduate Organizational Behavior and graduate Organization Development programs. He earned his undergraduate degree and doctoral degrees within the University of Wisconsin System and his master’s degree at Western Michigan University.
The James R. Underkofler Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award honors a faculty member, chosen by a committee of faculty, students, and alumni of Edgewood College, who exemplifies the highest standards of teaching excellence. The award is given in honor of James R. Underkofler, a long-time senior executive with Alliant Energy, who retired in 1990. The award pays tribute to Underkofler’s enduring interest in encouraging and promoting undergraduate teaching excellence.
About Edgewood College:
Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Edgewood College is a liberal arts Catholic college in the Dominican tradition that serves approximately 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students at its Monroe Street and Deming Way campuses, and online.
Co-founded in 1994 by Dr. Schroeder, ODC is a Brookfield, Wisconsin-based consulting firm that offers assessment and consulting services for individuals, teams, and organizations. In its 20-plus years of operation, ODC has served more than 1,000 organizations of all sizes and from virtually all employment sectors.