Herta Pitman

Old Main, room 311
Fax: 651-696-6498

Office Hours
September 1-May 31
Weekdays 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
June 1-August 31
Tuesdays 8 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Department Coordinator

Old Main, 311
Telephone: 651-696-6376

Herta is the Department Coordinator of the Classics and History departments, and has served in this role since 2000. Before coming to Macalester, her worklife included working as a daycare teacher, and as an air traffic controller. She manages office services for Classics and History, with the assistance of the student employees she supervises. Herta has served on many campus committees, assisted with several campus-wide projects, and is currently serving on the Staff Advisory Council.  In spring of 2010, Herta was awarded the Macalester Staff Outstanding Service award, she suspects primarily for initiating the campus-wide "Classics versus History Peeps Diorama Contest" and "PeepsShow." SEE THE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR PEEPSSHOW 2014 HERE

Herta has taken several history courses and German at Macalester. Read her paper: "Imagining the Unthinkable: The Forced Removal of Ethnic Germans at the End of World War II through the Stories of One Family."

New faculty might find her Frequently Asked Questions page useful.