New Board Member Named; Reappointments Announced
The Palmer College of Chiropractic Board of Trustees is pleased to
announce that Susan Hatfield, Ph.D., has been appointed to the Board,
effective January 1, 2011. This one-year appointment was made by the
College Certificate Holders, who annually evaluate applications from
potential Board members.
Dr. Hatfield earned her Bachelor of
Science in Education in 1980 and her Master of Arts degree in
organizational communication in 1981, all from Miami University. She
went on to obtain her Ph.D. in speech communication from the University
of Minnesota in 1990. She is a professor of communication studies at
Winona State University, where she has taught since 1981.
addition to her university responsibilities, she serves as a peer
reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central
Association and has been appointed by the United States Secretary of the
Navy to the Marine Corps University Board of Visitors. A nationally
known presenter, Dr. Hatfield has consulted with many colleges and
universities on issues related to student learning, assessment,
communication research, planning and accreditation.
Dr. Hatfield and her husband, Tim, have four children and live in Winona, Minnesota.
addition to Dr. Hatfield’s appointment, current Board members Dr.
Michael Hahn, Mr. John Huston, Mr. Ken Koupal, Dr. Barry McAlpine, Dr.
Paul Peterson and Dr. Paul VanDuyne were reappointed to the Board and
will each serve a three-year term.