Hachtmann selected as University of Nebraska–Lincoln Athletics Alumni Master

Hachtmann selected as University of Nebraska–Lincoln Athletics Alumni Master

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 6:45am

Associate dean and CoJMC alumna, Frauke Hachtmann, has been selected by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Athletics as the 2016 Alumni Master. 

A native of Germany, Hachtmann came to University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1991 to play tennis for the Huskers while she pursued a bachelor's degree in advertising. Hachtmann went on to pursue a masters degree in Journalism while serving as a graduate assistant for Husker Athletics. Following her graduation in 1997, Hachtmann took a full-time position in the Athletic Department as a Media Coordinator. She returned to University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a part-time student in 1998, to pursue a master's of business administration, which she received in 2000.

Hachtmann joined the faculty in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications in 2002, where she has remained. She received her Ph.D. in educational studies in 2010. 

Alumni Masters Week is a program sponsored by the Nebraska Alumni Association, Scarlet Guard (the alumni association's student group) and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Chancellor's Office.

Every fall, outstanding alumni return to campus to share their experiences and knowledge with students. Since 1964, 390 alumni have participated in Alumni Masters Week. The selection of the Alumni Masters is competitive. Candidates are alumni who have shown great promise, success and leadership in their fields. Each spring, a committee of faculty and administrators makes recommendations to the chancellor, who chooses the participants for the program.