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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. Hafso
    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)
  • Ron L. Prosser
    Associate Professor Emeritus of Education (2000-16)
  • 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)