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Paul Linken Kegel, American college dean, educator. Certified post secondary teacher Iowa.


Kegel, Paul Linken was born on July 28, 1935 in Milwaukee. Son of Paul William and Volga Louise (Linken) Kegel.


Bachelor cum laude, Ripon College, 1957. Master of Science in Guidance, University Wisconsin Madison, 1958. Master of Science in English, University Wisconsin Madison, 1963.

Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Wisconsin Madison, 1976.


English teacher Evergreen Park High School, Illinois, 1964—1965. English teacher, director University Wisconsin, Marshfield, 1965—1968. Director student affairs University Wisconsin Washington, West Bend, 1968—1969.

Dean Worthington Community College, Minnesota, 1970—1977. Dean, president Marshalltown Community College, Iowa, since 1977. Consultant, evaluator Northern Central Association, Chicago, since 1980.

Adjunct English instructor Buena Vista College, Marshalltown, since 1983. Founder Worthington Montessori School, 1971. Member committee Vietnamese Resettlement Southern Asian Refugee, Worthington, since 1975.

Member governors task force Public Radio State Minnesota, 1976. Board directors Ripon College Alumni Association, 1979—1982. Delegate Iowa Democratic Convention, 1980, 84.

With United States Army, 1959-1960, with United States Navy, 1960-1965.


  • Certified post secondary teacher Iowa.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, reading, art, fishing, skiing.


Married Ann Catherine McGarry Kegel, June 12, 1965 (divorced 1984). Children: Patrick, Brian, Thomas, Lynn Ann. Married Patricia Underkofler Kegel, August 19, 1984.

Paul William Kegel

Volga Louise (Linken) Kegel

Ann Catherine McGarry Kegel

Patricia Underkofler Kegel

Thomas Kegel

Patrick Kegel

Lynn Ann Kegel

Brian Kegel