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May 25, 2019

Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen Named 2019 Recipient of Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award

Dr. Hilary-Joy Virtanen was honored as the Board of Trustees Distinguished Faculty Award recipient at the 2019 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 5.

Dr. Virtanen, an assistant professor of Finnish & Nordic Studies, joined Finlandia’s Suomi College of Arts and Sciences in 2014. She teaches 12 courses including Cultural Anthropology, Finnish Language, Gender in Nordic Society and the Kalevala. She also chairs the Institutional Review Board.

“Being part of FinnU’s commencement is an annual source of joy to me,” [...]

William Knoblauch
May 21, 2018

Dr. William Knoblauch achieves tenure

Finlandia University is pleased to announce that Dr. William Knoblauch has achieved tenure status and named an Associate Professor.

“It feels great to become an Associate Professor,” said Knoblauch. “It’s been a long process with a lot of requirements, and involves a critical evaluation by your colleagues and administrators, so it takes quite a while.

“That being said, I found the process to be a lot of fun. It’s the task of looking back over the past, collecting, sorting and organizing [...]

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