Duane Fenstermann to give Emeriti Colloquium April 12
The Luther College Emeriti Colloquium will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, April 12, in the Mott Room of Luther's Dahl Centennial Union for a presentation by Luther College Professor and Library Archivist Emeritus Duane Fenstermann.
The presentation, "Huffman/Cameron Bibliographic Journey to the Frontier," is open to the public with no charge for admission.
Fenstermann served on the Luther College faculty from 1966 to 2001. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Morningside College, a Master of Divinity from Duke University and a Master of Science in library science from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Fenstermann held library positions as acquisitions librarian, head of Technical Services and archivist.
He was director of Northeast Iowa Union List of Serials for 19 years; faculty meeting secretary for 17.5 years; and gave presentations on paper preservation during Luther College's Congregational Heritage workshops for almost 20 years. Fenstermann founded the Iowa Library Association Foundation, was named Iowa Library Association member of the year in 1991 and is a life member of several organizations. In 2006, Fenstermann published the definitive history of Decorah's Congregational United Church of Christ.
A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,050, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: http://www.luther.edu.