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Gustavus Adolphus College

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  • Dr. Gregory John Wasenda (1949 - 1971)
    Gregory Wasenda attended Gustavus Adolphus College.
  • Jack Bergman, U.S. Congress
    John Bergman, a Representative from Michigan; born in Shakopee, Scott County, Minn., February 2, 1947; B.A., Gustuvus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn., 1969; M.A., University of West Florida, Pensa...
  • Oscar Adolph Reinton (1877 - 1951)
    Oscar A. Swenson ( March 27, 1877 – June 20, 1951) was a Minnesota politician and a Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives. He served two decades in the Minnesota House of Representativ...


Gustavus Adolphus College (Gustavus), is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America located in St. Peter, Minnesota, United States. A coeducational, four-year, residential institution, it was founded in 1862 by Swedish Americans. To this day the school is firmly rooted in its Swedish and Lutheran heritage. The premier event on campus is the annual Nobel Conference, which features Nobel Laureates and other world-renowned scholars explaining their expertise to a general audience. Gustavus has 170 faculty of which 94% are tenure-track faculty. The student to faculty ratio is 11:1 creating an class size of approximately 15.

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