David Rogalski joined the CU family in 2010 as an academic advisor in the Department of Economics. Dave earned his BA in History and Philosophy from St. Ambrose University, where he was active in student government and the Phi Alpha Theta History honor society, and in 2005, earned his M.Ed. in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Iowa State University, where he worked as a Program Assistant in the Office of Student Conduct and then as the Tutoring Services Manager and an Academic Learning Skills Instructor for the Academic Success Center.
Following his graduate studies, Dave served as the Director of Student Life at Waldorf College in Forest City, IA where he coordinated the residence life program, student engagement opportunities and advised the student senate. He then segued to Philadelphia, PA as the Assistant Director of the Drexel Learning Center at Drexel University where he coordinated tutoring support services and the recruitment/retention of underrepresented students for Drexel’s academic enrichment and summer bridge programs, for which he also served as a program instructor.
A firm proponent of liberal education and a tireless student advocate, Dave was recently recognized as the recipient of the NACADA Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award (Primary Advising role) as well as the inaugural recipient of the Rinehart Outstanding Advisor Award of the A&S Academic Advising Center. A native of Davenport, IA, Dave enjoys playing golf, talking music, and when time allows, reading up on philosophy and history.