Wessels began working as an adjunct at AUNE in 1978 and became full-time in 1992. The Environmental Biology program was launched with Wessels as director in 1993. In 2007, Wessels and William Ginsberg founded the Ginsberg Wessels Scholarship Fund. As professor emeritus, Wessels will still teach intensives and field study trips.
Watch the original rap, written for Wessels’ ecological dynamics of landscapes class.
Read about his retirement party in the Brattleboro Reformer article, Westminster Man Honored for his Teaching Efforts