Margaret S. Woyski, emeritus professor of geological sciences and associate dean of the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, died March 10. She was 96 years old.
The educator joined the campus in 1967 and served for 25 years in a number of positions that included not only associate dean, but also acting director of academic advisement and chair of what was, in the 1970s, called the Department of Earth Science.
She earned her master’s degree and doctorate in geology from the University of Minnesota, was a member of several local and national geological associations and authored the textbook “The Scientific Method in Physical Geology.”
Woyski is survived by her four children: daughters Betsy Stuck and Wendy Woyski; and sons Bill and his wife, Jen, and Ron and his wife, Denice; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mark.