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Emeriti Faculty

The following faculty members have retired from full-time professional activity and have received the emeritus or emerita title by action of the Whitworth University Board of Trustees.

Forrest E. Baird

Professor Emeritus of Philosophy (1978-2021)

E. Victor Bobb

Professor Emeritus of English (1986-2017)

F. Dale Bruner

Professor Emeritus of Religion (1975-97)

John S. (Jack) Burns

Professor Emeritus of Leadership Studies (1997-2018)

Elizabeth H. Buxton

Assistant Professor Emerita of German (1994-2011)

Hans E. Bynagle

Professor Emeritus, Director of Library (1983-2013)

Donald F. Calbreath

Associate Professor Emeritus of Chemistry (1984-2006)

LeeAnne Chaney

Associate Professor Emerita of Biology (1980-2021)

Robert A. Clark

Professor Emeritus of Sociology (1970-73, 1987-2014)

Virgil A. Dedas

Professor Emeritus, Library (1979-2010)

James R. Edwards

Professor Emeritus of Theology (1997-2015)

Barbara E. Filo

Associate Professor Emerita of Art (1985-2007)

Leslie J. Francis

Associate Professor Emeritus of Education (1984-2002)

Warren D. Friedrichs

Professor Emeritus of Kinesiology (1985-2017)

Marc A. Hafsø

Professor Emeritus of Music (2003-21)

Deborah J. Hansen

Associate Professor Emerita of Music (1996-2021)

David L. Hicks

Professor Emeritus of Biology (1967-95)

Carol A. Hollar

Associate Professor Emerita of Education (1986-2013)

M. Richard Hornor

Professor Emeritus of Theatre (1985-2011)

Linda Lawrence Hunt

Associate Professor Emerita of English (1981-2002)

James B. Hunt

Professor Emeritus of History (1973-2010)

Gordon S. Jackson

Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies (1983-2015)

Daniel Keberle

Professor Emeritus of Music (1988-2022)

Lois M. Kieffaber

Professor Emerita of Physics (1984-2003)

Laurie Lamon

Professor Emerita of English (1991-2022)

Margie Ness LaShaw

Associate Professor Emerita of Accounting (1988-2017)

Kathryn Lee

Professor Emerita of Political Science (1984-90, 2011-22)

Donald H. Liebert

Professor Emeritus of Sociology (1973-2002)

Margo S. Long

Associate Professor Emerita of Education (1978-2011)

Patricia A. MacDonald

Professor Emerita of Psychology (1955-94)

Diane Dempsey Marr

Professor Emerita of Education (1996-2007)

Terence P. McGonigal

Dean Emeritus (1994-2020)

Charles W. McKinney

Associate Professor Emeritus of Economics & Business (1985-99)

James B. McPherson

Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies (2001-17)

Randall B. Michaelis

Professor of Education and Dean Emeritus (1985-2022)

Arlin C. Migliazzo

Professor Emeritus of History (1983-2017)

Roger L. Mohrlang

Professor Emeritus of Theology (1978-2016)

Sharon H. Mowry

Associate Professor Emerita of Education (2000-10)

Leonard Oakland

Professor Emeritus of English (1966-2022)

Donna Pierce

Professor Emerita of Mathematics & Computer Science (2001-17)

Finn R. Pond

Professor Emeritus of Biology (1989-2017)

Ronald K. Pyle

Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies (1988-2021)

Tammy R. Reid

Professor Emerita of English and Education (1971-2010)

Tami H. Robinson

Associate Professor Emerita, Library (2000-17)

William P. Robinson

President Emeritus (1993-2010)

Barbara Sanders

Professor Emerita of Education (1997-2017)

Daniel C. Sanford

Professor Emeritus of Political Studies (1970-2000)

Richard E. Schatz

Professor Emeritus of Economics (1989-2011)

Lindy Scott

Professor Emeritus of Spanish (2007-20)

Caroline J. Simon

Professor of Philosophy (2013); Provost Emerita (2013-2020)

Gerald L. Sittser, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Theology (1989-2020)

Carol J. Smucker

Associate Professor Emerita of French (1997-2008)

Dale Soden

Professor Emeritus of History (1985-2021)

Dennis W. Sterner

Professor Emeritus of Education and Dean Emeritus of the School of Education (1988-2015)

Kathleen Harrell Storm

Professor Emerita of Psychology (1982-2021)

Douglas I. Sugano

Professor Emeritus of English (1988-2018)

Raja S. Tanas

Professor Emeritus of Sociology (1983-2017)

Ann Teberg

Associate Professor Emerita of Education (2002-17)

Diana Trotter

Professor Emerita of Theatre (1994-2017)

Gordon Watanabe

Professor Emeritus of Education (1992-2007)

Roberta Wilburn

Associate Dean and Professor Emerita of Education (2007-21)

Betty Fry Williams

Professor Emerita of Education (1998-2014)

Gordon Wilson

Professor Emeritus of Art (1976-2022)

John C. Yoder

Professor Emeritus of Political Science (1980-2014)

Michael E. Young

Associate Professor Emeritus of Music (1976-2001)

Steven Zemke

Professor Emeritus of Engineering & Physics (2016-22)