Bail has been asset at $250,000 cash for a former Ripon College employee accused of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the school. Ronald Haefner made his initial Fond du Lac court appearance Friday
on 62 counts including felony and misdemeanor theft. District attorney Eric Toney says Haefner was terminated last November after school officials learned Haefner had allegedly made unauthorized electronics and furniture purchases while he was the school’s IT director. According to the complaint Haefner is accused of making about $270,000 in unauthorized electronics equipment purchases and making approximately $150,000 in unauthorized purchases with a college credit card. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 2nd.