Southwest Minnesota State University Associate Professor of Education Dr. Rhonda Bonnstetter has been named a Salzburg Fellow and will attend the Salzburg Global Seminar in Salzburg, Austria, December 6-11, 2011.
Bonnstetter, chairperson of the Education Department, is the second Salzburg Fellow from the university this fall semester.
Earlier, Interim Dean of the College of Business, Education and Professional Studies, Dr. Raphael Onyeaghala was named a Salzburg Fellow.
Bonnstetter is one of 60 Salzburg fellows invited to participate in the session: “Optimizing Talent: Closing Educational and Social Mobility Gaps Worldwide.”
Onyeaghala’s session was from November 13-17, 2011 and is entitled: “Transforming Agricultural Development and Production in Africa: Closing Gender Gaps in Policy and Practice.”