Donald B. Ruthenberg
Ruthenberg is a consultant with higher education institutions in the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East in areas of English language development, student recruitment, and faculty exchange. Best known in mid-Missouri as the former president of Columbia College, he has also served as president of Southwestern College, Iowa Colleges and Universities System, and he has received numerous honors. His wife, Janet Dee Payne, is a 1952 graduate of WWU. They live in Lake Mykee, Missouri.