J-School professors retire

(From left to right) Jimmy Gentry, Barbara Barnett, John Broholm and Max Utsler pictured at their retirement party in spring 2019

(From left to right) Jimmy Gentry, Barbara Barnett, John Broholm and Max Utsler pictured at their retirement party in spring 2019

Susanne Shaw pictured with Dean Ann Brill (right) at her retirement party in spring 2018

Susanne Shaw pictured with Dean Ann Brill (right) at her retirement party in spring 2018

In 2018 and 2019, five longtime professors retired from the J-School. Susanne Shaw, Jimmy Gentry, John Broholm, Max Utsler and Barbara Barnett have been the driving forces behind the curriculum and direction of the school.


Susanne Shaw

All for the students

Jimmy Gentry

The J-School change agent

John Broholm

The J-School’s news handyman

Barbara Barnett

Learning in the course of teaching

Max Utsler

Sports journalism to the Max