Marquette University mourns the death of Dr. Susanne E. Foster, associate dean of academic affairs in the Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, and associate professor of philosophy. She died Saturday, March 18, at the age of 55.
Dr. Foster began her career as a faculty member at Marquette in 1992 after receiving her Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Her areas of teaching and research included Aristotle, virtue ethics, environmental ethics and Native American philosophy.
There will be a visitation in the lower chapel of Church of the Gesu from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Friday, March 24. A memorial service will follow in the chapel at 10 a.m, presided over by Rev. Doug Leonhardt, S.J. Burial will be private.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Foster; her children, Arthur and Katherine; her mother Christa Hill; and brother, Friedrick Hill.
More information giving memorials in Dr. Foster’s name may be found online.
The Office of Mission and Ministry is available as a resource for the Marquette community to assist in the grieving process.