CWS Dinner-Program Presents "A Tribute to Arthur R. Huseboe"

Event Details

Date: June 15, 2009

Times: 6:30 p.m.

Location: Morrison Commons Ordal Dining Room, Augustana College campus

Ticket Info: Call 605.274.4007 for tickets. Tickets (dinner and program) are $60 per person. Proceeds benefit the Center’s operating and endowment funds. Reservations are required by June 9.

SIOUX FALLS — At the end of July, 2009, Dr. Arthur R. Huseboe will become director emeritus of the Center for Western Studies at Augustana.

On Tuesday, June 16, Dr. Huseboe will be honored during an evening filled with music, literature, speakers, photographs, and videos. Musical numbers will be performed by the Bill Gibson Trio and musicians from the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra.

The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a reception in the Morrison Commons Ordal Dining Room. The dinner and program follow beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Dr. Huseboe is a 1953 graduate of Augustana College. He taught at Augustana from 1956 to 1957, returned to teach in 1961, and has been a full-time professor/administrator ever since. He has published several books and articles, including An Illustrated History of the Arts in South Dakota. Dr. Huseboe has been the Executive Director of the Center for Western Studies since 1989 and previously held the National Endowment for the Humanities Chair in Regional Heritage at Augustana.

In addition, friends, colleagues, former students, and well-wishers are encouraged to send stories, words of congratulations, and best wishes to Dr. Huseboe that will be compiled in a memory book and presented to him at the event. E-mail or mail your memory submissions to Tim Hoheisel or mail to: Center for Western Studies, Attn: Tim Hoheisel, 2001 S. Summit Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57197.

Tickets for the dinner and program are $60 per person, $40 of which is tax-deductible. Proceeds benefit the Center’s operating and endowment funds.

Call (605) 274-4007 or visit for additional information. Reservations are required by June 9.

Read more by the Argus Leader on Huseboe's achievements.


Center for Western Studies
Augustana College
Phone: 605.274.4007