Faculty Emeriti

Faculty Emeriti

As of June 1, 2017

(Dates in parentheses indicate original appointment year and official retirement year.)

Henry H. Blanke, Jr. (1958-1999)
Professor Emeritus of Communication and Theatre Arts
B.A., 1953, Doane College; M.A., 1958, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Sara A. Boatman (1990-2008)
Professor Emerita of Communication
B.A., 1965, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., 1973, Ph.D., 1985, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jerry N. Bockoven (1999–2016)
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., 1976, Sioux Falls College; M.Div., 1981, North American Baptist Seminary; M.S., 1985, University of Oregon, Ph.D., 1988, University of Oregon

William E. Boernke (1971-2007)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1972, University of Minnesota.

William M. Cascini (1957-1996)
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
A.B., 1948, Asbury College; Th.M., 1953, Th.D., 1955, Iliff School of Theology.

Harold G. Chaffee (1967-1992)
Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education
B.A., 1950, Colorado State University; M.P.E., 1976, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Roger A. Cognard (1971-2008)
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., 1967, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., 1969, Ph.D., 1971, Texas Christian University.

Lois T. Coleman (1970-1994)
Professor Emerita of Education
B.A., 1952, M.A., 1967, Ed.D., 1969, University of California-Berkeley.

Glen E. Dappen (1969-2003)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A. 1960, Sioux Falls College; M.S., 1962, Ph.D., 1971, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Loretta L. Fairchild (1975-2011)
Professor Emerita of Economics
B.A., 1966, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., 1969, Ph.D., 1972, Cornell University.

Walter Russell French, Jr. (1951-1988)
Professor Emeritus of Physics
A.B., 1948, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., 1950, State University of Iowa; Ph.D., 1957, University of Nebraska.

A. Denise George (1978-2006)
Professor Emerita of Chemistry
B.Sc.Tech. (Hons.), 1963, Ph.D., 1966, Manchester University, England (in absentia) Bristol University, England, 1965-1966.

David Goss (1964-2010)
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S., 1959, Southwestern University, Texas; M.S., 1961, Michigan State University; Ph.D., 1964, University of Texas at Austin; B.S. (Geology), 1982, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nanette H. Graf (1965-1993)
Professor Emerita of English
B.A., 1949, M.A., 1964, Stanford University; Ph.D., 1991, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Betty J. Grassmeyer (1972-1993)
Professor Emerita of Education
B.A., 1951, Kearney State College; M.Ed., 1970, University of Nebraska.

Norman E. Griswold (1963-1998)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.A., 1957, University of Kansas; M.S., 1961, Ph.D., 1966, University of Nebraska.

Jean E. Henderson (1973-2012)
Professor Emerita of Music
B.A., 1965, Nebraska Wesleyan University; M.A., 1970, Eastman School of Music; M.M., 1976, D.M.A., 2003, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Susan G. Horn (1984-2012)
Assistant Professor Emerita of Art
B.F.A., 1975, M.F.A., 1982, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Daniel B. Howell (1965-2002)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
B.A., 1959, Yankton College; M.S., 1962, Ph.D., 1965, University of Nebraska.

Thomas K. Hudson (1988-2014)
Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.S., 1962, M.Ed., 1963, M.B.A., 1966, Ph.D., 1991, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Alice J. Jaswal (1967-2007)
Professor Emerita of Communication and Theatre Arts
B.A., 1962, Kearney State College; M.A., 1963, Central Missouri State College; Ph.D., 1968, Michigan State University.

Philip Kaye (1956-1990)
Professor Emeritus of Speech
A.B., 1942, Dakota Wesleyan University; Th.M., 1945, M.R.E., 1951, Iliff Theological Seminary; M.A., 1947, Ph.D., 1955, University of Denver.

John P. Krejci (1984-2000)
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work
B.A., 1959, Immaculate Conception Seminary, Missouri, S.T.L. (Licentiate in Theology), 1963, Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome, Italy; M.A., 1971, Ph.D., 1974, University of Notre Dame; M.S.W., 1983, University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Elaine M. Kruse (1985-2009)
Professor Emerita of History
B.A., 1962, Augustana College; M.A., 1964, University of Illinois; Ph.D., 1983, University of Iowa.

Janet C. Lu (1979-2008)
Professor Emerita of Library and Information Technology
B.A., 1961, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan; M.S. in L.S., 1967, Case Western Reserve University Graduate School of Library Science.

Georgianne Mastera (1987-2008)
Associate Professor Emerita of Business Administration
B.S., 1965, M.Ed., 1976, Ph.D., 1996, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

O. William McClung (1992-2014)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.A., 1967, Williams College; M.A., 1968, Columbia University; Ph.D., 1978, University of Oregon; M.S., 1987, Stanford University.

William J. McNeil (1990-2014
Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.A., 1973, M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1985, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Robert A. Meininger (1968-2000)
Professor Emeritus of French
B.A., 1961, University of Wyoming; M.A., 1964, Ph.D., 1970, University of Nebraska.

Joyce E. Michaelis (1968-2014)
Professor Emerita of Spanish
B.A., 1965, Central Michigan University; M.A., 1967, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

John J. Montag (1995-2012)
Professor Emeritus of Library and Information Technology
B.A., 1970, Midland Lutheran College; M.A., 1976, University of Iowa.

Robert R. Morrow (1967-1997)
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.M., 1954, Oklahoma City University; M.S., 1956, University of Illinois; D.M.A., 1970, Eastman School of Music.

Ronald C. Naugle (1966-2004)
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A. 1964, M.A. 1966, Purdue University; M.Phil, 1972, Ph.D., 1976, University of Kansas.

Donald Paoletta (1993-2011)
Professor Emeritus of Art History
B.F.A., 1971, Ohio State University; M.A., 1974, Ph.D., 1991, University of Iowa.

David B. Peabody (1984-2016)
Professor Emeritus of Religion
B.A., 1968, Southern Methodist University; M.Th., 1971, Perkins School of Theology; Ph.D., 1983, Southern Methodist University

Clifford A. Sexton, Jr. (1985-2001)
Professor Emeritus of Accounting
B.S., 1965, University of Kentucky; M.A., 1972, University of Houston; CPA, Texas and Nebraska.

Muriel J. Skoug (1980-2013)
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S., 1961, Wisconsin State University-River Falls; M.S., 1966, University of Minnesota; D.A., 2000, Idaho State University.

Stuart M. Spero (1990-2014)
Associate Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.S., 1972, Colorado State University; M.A., 1978, Ball State University; M.B.A., 1985, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

W. Leonard Staudinger (1968-1999)
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., 1957, Oregon State University; M.S., 1959, Ph.D., 1961, Iowa State University.

Ruth O. Stephenson (1961-1997)
Professor Emerita of Music
B.M., 1952, M.M., 1953, University of Michigan.

Daniel J. Styrdom  (2002-2016)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Forensic Science
B.S., 1964, University of Pretoria, M.S., 1968, University of South Africa, Ph.D., 1972, University of South Africa

Marie E. Trayer (2003-2012)
Assistant Professor Emerita of Spanish
B.S., 1970, M.S., 1977, Ph.D., 1989, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Jan P. Vermeer (1974-2013)
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.A., 1968, University of California-Santa Barbara; A.M., 1972, Ph.D., 1979, Princeton University

Richard L. Vogt (1983-2007)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
B.S., 1967, M.S., 1969, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Ph.D., 1974, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

John M. Walker (1969-2002)
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
A.B., 1962, Oklahoma City University; A.M., 1964, Ph.D., 1967, Brown University.

William M. Wehrbein (1981-2008)
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S., 1970, Nebraska Wesleyan University; Ph.D., 1977, University of Colorado.

Jeannette R. Young (1998-2012)
Professor Emerita of Music
B.M.E., 1971, University of Nebraska- Lincoln; Kodály Certificate, 1991, Silver Lake College, Wisconsin; M.M., 1992, University of Nebraska-Omaha; Ph.D., 2002, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.