Peggy Wahlen

Peggy Wahlen

Associate Professor of English

Division of Humanities
402.486.2600 x2523
Dick Building 402-A

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Full Title: Associate Professor of English

Job Description:

I teach grammar, reading, and writing basic skills.  I also teach College Writing.

Academic Background

  • BA from Union College
  • MA in English from Loma Linda University
  • Master of Library Science from San Jose State University


Campus & Community Involvement:


I am involved in music with my family and church.  I also love to travel.  Recently I have begun taking water color classes and have discovered a new love.

Professional Background:


I joined Union College in 1996. Before that I taught English in various places, secondary and college.

Personal Information:


I love being a grandma. I also love to travel with my family every summer.



My daughter, Amy Finch, teaches second grade at College View Academy in Lincoln, NE.  Her husband, Brad, works for the Nebraska Department of Roads as a computer analyst.  My son, Brien, graduated from Union College with a degree in theology.  He just got married to Sarah, and they have moved to Michigan where he will go to the seminary for the next two years.  Brien’s daughter, Layne, is getting very big.  She is 10 years old.



I am married to Greg who was a counselor, dean and pastor during our marriage.   He is now retired.

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