Onken named interim dean of the College of Business and Economics at UW-River Falls
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Marina H. Onken, associate professor of management in the College of Business and Economics (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, has been named interim dean of the college. Onken began her new position April 1, succeeding Michael Fronmueller who, by mutual agreement, stepped down as dean and is transitioning to the faculty in the Management and Marketing Department.
Onken, of Hudson, began her career at UW-River Falls in 2006. On behalf of CBE, she has served in several capacities on campus, including Faculty Senate, CBE strategic planning, co-chairing the Summit on International Education, and chairing the External Relations Committee. She has been leading innovation efforts on campus through her advisement of the Innovation Challenge, and other combined efforts. She is the recipient of the 2018 CBE Advising Award.