Brian Schultz, assistant professor of economics, was named the 1984 Distinguished Teacher. Schultz joined the UW-River Falls faculty in 1979. He earned the B.S. degree at Valparaiso University and the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at the University of Notre Dame.
Schultz's specialties are econometrics, statistics and economic and business forecasting.
In nominating Schultz, one graduating senior said, "He understands students and relates his material in an easy to understand manner. He makes each person feel important and he always seems to be willing to talk to students outside of class.
Another said, "He cares enough to make me want to learn more. For me, he made the difference between learning and just getting by.