Wayne State University

Donald Ritzenhein


Donald Ritzenhein (PhD, communication, 1999; master’s, speech communication, 1980; bachelor’s, Wayne State Monteith College, 1968) is assistant vice president for academic personnel and contract administration at Eastern Michigan University. Previously, Don held the position of provost at Macomb Community College and dean of the Macomb University Center. A major focus of his administrative work is to oversee contract administration, the faculty hiring process, appointment of faculty and staff and preparations for contract negotiations. He also teaches public speaking at Macomb Community College.