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academic director public affairs

Christine Carol Cihlar, American academic director public affairs.


Cihlar, Christine Carol was born on February 25, 1948 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Peter Joseph and Sylvia (Sunstrom) Cihlar.


Bachelor, Luther College, 1970.


Advertising manager, Gazette Press, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1970-1971;production manager, Eitzen Typesetting, Denver, 1971-1972;assistant editor, Colorado Leader, Denver, 1971-1972;director public information, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa., 1972-1978;proprietor, founder, The Emporium, Decorah, 1975-1977;regional sales representative food service division, Hormel Company, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1978-1980;assistant to president, St. Mary's College Maryland., St. Mary's City, 1980-1984;director public affairs, St. Mary's College Maryland., St. Mary's City, since 1984.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Luther Magazine, 1972-1978, Luther Collage, 1974-1978, College Chips, 1968-1969, St. Mary's In The News, since 1984. Contributor articles and essays to local publications.


President Four Seasons Homeowners Association, Charlotte, 1979-1980. Board directors United Way St. Mary's County Inc., Lexington Park, Maryland, vice president, 1984-1988, president, 1988-1993. Board directors Hospice of St. Mary's Inc., Leonardtown, Maryland, 1984-1990.

Treasurer Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Charlotte, 1979-1980. Member American Association of University Women, Public Relations Society of America, Council for Advancement and Support of Education (forum for institutional advancement since 1972), Education Writers Association, American Numismatic Association, Rotary.


Married Frederick L. Rippy Junior, July 25, 1981.

Peter Joseph Cihlar

Sylvia (Sunstrom) Cihlar

Frederick L. Rippy Junior