Starting year at UNCG: 1985
Ending year at UNCG: 2018
Degree(s): M.A. in Mathematics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1967)
Senior Lecturer, Walker Weigel earned a M.A. in mathematics in 1967 from UNC-Chapel Hill, and followed her husband who was in the Navy, taking jobs as a computer programmer using primarily a language called Cobal. Around 1970 she and her husband moved to Greensboro so he could take a position with a local law firm. In 1972 her first child was born and she was a stay-at-home mom taking care of the baby. A second child was born in 1977, and Walker continued to stay at home until 1985 when she joined UNCG. Walker has seem numerous changes over the 33 years she has been on the UNCG faculty, especially in the off-campus courses which were known as correspondence courses then, and now are the more rigorous WEB courses. In addition to teaching she has helped analyze Drop-Withdrawal-Fail rates in the lower level courses. Walker was award the order of the Long Leaf Pine for employees of UNCG with 30+ years for “significant community service and demonstrated excellence in service.” Walker enjoys reading, cooking and hiking, all activities she will take into retirement.