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Helen Agnes Elsbernd, American dean. Named Woman of Year La Crosse Business & Professor Women. Member of Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, American Association Higher Education, National Association Academy Academy Affairs.


Elsbernd, Helen Agnes was born on January 15, 1938 in Calmar, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Alois and Loretta (Kuennen) Elsbernd.


Bachelor, Viterbo College, 1965. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, 1969.

Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1979.


Member faculty, department chair Viterbo College, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, 1969—1975, assistant academy dean, 1975—1976, academy dean, 1976—1989. Vice president educational affairs, dean Teikyo Marycrest University, Davenport,, Iowa, since 1989. Fellow faculty University Illinois, 1966—1967, National Institutes of Health, 1967—1969.

Presenter National Conferences, 1969, 87, 92. Fellow Bush Foundation, 1979. Board directors Franciscan Health Systems, LaCrosse, since 1984.

Cons, evaluator North Center Association Colleges & Schools, Chicago, since 1986.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member faculty, department chair Viterbo College, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, 1969-1975, assistant academic dean, 1975-1976, academic dean, 1976-1989.


Alois Elsbernd

Loretta (Kuennen) Elsbernd