BY THE BOOK
Emeritus Faculty Highlight:
WHAT DID HE TEACH?
If you took a course in managing change; management and organizational behavior; training and development; or interpersonal and group relations, you probably had a class or two - or 12 - with Dr. Newstrom. He taught at UMD for 28 years. Always a proponent and user of experiential instructional methods, he received the Horace T. Morse University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, and retired from active teaching in 2004.
WHERE IS HE NOW?
Dr. Newstrom and his wife, Diane, now split their time between residences in The Villages, Florida, and Aitkin, Minnesota. They also enjoy spending family time at their rustic cabin near Bigfork, Minnesota.
WHAT'S HE UP TO?
For Dr. Newstrom, "Every day is incredibly busy and unbelievably satisfying." So far in his retirement, he's:
"I am also the co-author of a business fable, The Fun Minute Manager. In conclusion, life is very, very good!"
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