Professor F. J. Wehage elected officer of international foreign language honorary
Muskingum University Professor of German Dr.
Franz-Joseph Wehage has been elected to a two-year term as first vice
president of the executive board of Phi Sigma Iota, the international
foreign language honor society.
Dr. Wehage joined the faculty at Muskingum in
1991. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the
State University of New York – Albany.
At Muskingum, Dr. Wehage received the William
Rainey Harper Award for Outstanding Scholarship in 2002 and 2012. As
part of his development of the German program at Muskingum, he created
study abroad opportunities at both Deggendorf University and Passau
University. He has published several books, most recently Geschaftsdeutsch: An Introduction to German Business Culture, which he co-authored with Gudrun Clay.
During his tenure as advisor of the Phi Sigma
Iota chapter at Muskingum, seven of Muskingum’s graduates have been
awarded scholarships since 2005, including the Dr. Henry Ward Church
Scholarship, the highest honor granted by Phi Sigma Iota.