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Five things you didn't know about Steve Bahls

•When he was attorney in Milwaukee, Steve successfully argued a case, Malek v. Commissioner of the IRS, that’s still studied by law and accounting students.

• In addition to being a lawyer, a C.P.A. and a college president, Steve’s also been a freelance photographer. His work has appeared in such diverse publications as Travel, The Chicago Tribune and Pizza Today(!).

• Although a successful debater at the University of Iowa, there was one team Steve could never beat: Augustana, which during Steve’s senior year featured Rick Godfrey, now an Augustana trustee (that year Godfrey and his partner, Robert Feldhake, finished third in the nation behind Kansas and Georgetown).

• Jane and Steve collect Christmas ornaments, and every one of them has a story (that’s why they need a 15′ tree!).

• All his time in wilderness settings has inspired both photography and poetry, which have been shared on campus and in the community.