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Roland Hubert Specht-Jarvis, German fine arts and humanities educator, dean.


Specht-Jarvis, Roland Hubert was born on October 31, 1954 in Dortmund, Germany. Came to the United States, 1982. Son of Otto and Waltraud Specht.


Staatsexamen in German and pedagogy, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 1982. Staatsexamen in Law and German, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany, 1988.


Instructor German St. Cloud (Minnesota) State University, 1982-1987, assistant professor German, 1987-1989, associate professor German, 1989-1992, professor German, since 1992, director Ingolstadt program department foreign languages and literature, 1984-1997, chairman and director department foreign languages, 1988-1994, director quality enhancement programs State Minnesota, 1994-1997, dean College Fine Arts & Humanities, since 1997.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: (with H. Walbruck) Deutsch Gestern und Heute, 1986, teachers annotated edition, 1986, audio tape program and manual, 1987, workbook, 1987, test series, 1988, Deutsch Aktuell 3 teachers edition, 1993, 4th edition workbook, 1999, Compendium College of Fine Arts and Humanities, 1998, 2000, student edition, 1993, workbook, 1993, tape program manual, 1993, Microsoft Word. Textverarbeitung mit dem Macintosh, 1990, Die Ausbildung des Literarischen Diskurses Friedrich Schlegels zur Zeit der Herausgabe des Athenaeums, 1994, (with Shawn C. Jarvis and Isolde Mueller) Deutsch Aktuell 3, 1998, 5th edition, 2003.


Vice president, founder Förderverein Ingolstadt-St. Cloud, 1985. Board directors Alexandria-St. Cloud Performing Arts Foundation, since 1997, St. Cloud State University Alumni Association, 1995, Theatre L'Homme Dieu, since 1997, St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra, 1998-2002, Herberger College Business, since 2000. Member council College of Arts and Sciences, 1995.

Member St. Cloud Rotary (secretary 1998-1999, vice president 2001-2002, president 2002-2003), Amnesty International.


  • Other Interests

    Outdoors, chess, racquetball, motorcycles.


Married Shawn Cecilia Jarvis, June 15, 1982. Children: Alex Jarvis, Elly Jarvis.

Otto Specht

Waltraud Specht

Shawn Cecilia Jarvis

Alex Jarvis Specht-Jarvis

Elly Jarvis Specht-Jarvis