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Faculty: Dan Jaeckle

Dr. Dan Jaeckle

Professor of English

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Phone: Victoria 361-575-7849

Dr. Daniel Jaeckle is a retired Professor of English teaching on a half-time contract. He began teaching at the University of Houston-Victoria in 1982 after completing a doctorate in English literature at Purdue in West Lafayette, Indiana.

Dr. Jaeckle was born in Buffalo, New York, and he graduated from Valhalla High School in Valhalla, New York. He has since worked on and completed his bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees and is author of many publications. In addition, he has served on numerous committees and boards for UHV and the community.


  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, Ph.D. English 1981
  • State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, New York, M.A. English 1973
  • Concordia Sr. College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, B.A. Pre-Theology 1971
  • Concordia Jr. College, Bronxville, New York, A.A. Pre-Theology 1969


  • Faculty Council Chair 1984-86, 1995-96, 1999-2000
  • Search Committees, including UHV Provost (3 times), UH-System Vice Chancellor, UHV President (twice)
  • DeLeon Symposium, chair (1987-97, 2000-present)
  • Board of Directors, Tech Prep (1991-93)
  • Board of Directors, Quality Work Force Planning (1991-94)
  • Board of Directors, Victoria Adult Literacy Council (1994-2000, 2003-present); President (1997-98)