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Emeriti Faculty and Administration

Faculty members joined Willamette University during the year following their names; they assumed the current position in the year at the end of the entry.

  • Stephen H. Archer, 1973, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Finance & Founding Dean, Atkinson, 1996.
  • Suresht R. Bald, 1981, Professor Emerita of Politics, 2004.
  • C. Russell Beaton, 1971, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2003.
  • Martin K. Behnke, 1979, Professor Emeritus of Music, 2005.
  • Roberta A. Bigelow, 1986, Associate Professor Emerita of Physics, 2015. 
  • James B. Bjorkquist, 1968, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1999.
  • Virginia E. Bothun, 1968, Professor Emerita of English, 1994.
  • Richard F. Breen, 1976, Professor & Law Library Director Emeritus, College of Law, 2012.
  • Claudia E. Burton, 1971, Professor Emerita of Law, 2001.
  • Russ J. Cagle, 1985, Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science, 2008.
  • Jeremiah W. Canning, 1963, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 1989.
  • Thelma Carroll, 1960 Associate Registrar Emerita, 1994.
  • Frances H. Chapple, 1966 Professor Emerita of Chemistry, 1999.
  • G. Marc Choate, 1974, Professor Emeritus of Finance and Business Economics, Atkinson, 2004.
  • Patrick E. Connor, 1982 Professor Emeritus of Organizational Analysis, Atkinson, 2006.
  • William J. Devery, 1970, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1992.
  • Carol J. I. Doolittle, 1977, Professor Emerita of Sociology, 2008.
  • Paule Drayton, 1960, Professor Emerita of French and Francophone Studies, 1993.
  • William Duvall, 1971, Professor Emeritus of History, 2016.
  • Rosalyn Edelson, 1991, Associate Professor Emerita of Education, 2003.
  • Peter H. Eilers, 1983, Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 2013. 
  • Ludwig M. Fischer, 1980, Professor Emeritus of Germany, 2012.
  • James R. Frew, 1984, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2014. 
  • Louis F. Goble, 1986, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 2008.
  • David E. Goodney, 1977, Professor Emeritus of Chemisty, 2014. 
  • Kathy T. Graham, 1977, Professor Emerita of Law, 2013.
  • Richard B. Hagedorn, 1984, Professor Emeritus of Law, 2013. 
  • R. Samuel Hall, 1972, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2005.
  • James A. Hand, 1964, Professor Emeritus of Religion, 1988.
  • James S. Hanson, 1976, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2009.
  • Scott D. Hawke, 1971, Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2008.
  • Linda S. Heuser, 1990, Professor Emerita of Sociology, 2014. 
  • Robert H. Hess, 1972, Professor Emeritus of Art, 2006.
  • Stephen C. Hey, 1982, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 2008.
  • Thomas H. Hibbard, 1973, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2003.
  • Norman J. Hudak, 1961, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1998.
  • Jerry E. Hudson, 1980, University President Emeritus, 1997.
  • Roger P. Hull, 1970. Professor Emeritus of Art History, 2010.
  • D. Richard Iltis, 1972, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2003.
  • Dallas W. Isom, 1968, Professor Emeritus of Law, 1998.
  • Mary Ann Johns, 1976, Professor Emerita of Art, 2000.
  • Anita S. King, 1981, Professor Emerita of Music, 2014.
  • Gilbert F. LaFreniere, Professor Emeritus of Geology and Environmental Science, 2005.
  • Jack Leonard, 1960, Professor Emeritus of Economics, 1987.
  • Robert H. Lucas, 1973. Professor Emeritus of History, 2004.
  • Steven M. Maser, 1978, Professor Emeritus of Public Management and Public Policy, 2013.
  • Helen Mazur-Hart, 1987, Professor Emerita of Legal Writing, 2015. 
  • Loren McBride, 1971, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2007.
  • George S. McCowen, 1967, Professor Emeritus of History, 2000.
  • David McCreery, 1988, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, 2016.
  • Douglas A. McGaughey, 1988, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, 2015. 
  • Lane C. McGaughy, 1981, Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, 2007.
  • Bruce M. McIntosh, 1969, Professor Emeritus of Music, 2005.
  • Franklin D. Meyer, 1967, Vice President Emeritus for Student Affairs, 1994.
  • Daniel G. Montague, 1969, Professor Emeritus of Physics, 2000.
  • Kenneth S. Nolley, 1967, Professor Emeritus of English, 2014. 
  • Judy O'Neill, 1990, Associate Dean Emeritus, 2015.
  • Larry R. Oberg, 1992. University Librarian Emeritus, 2003.
  • Theodore Y. Ozawa, 1972, Professor Emeritus of Education, 1994.
  • Dean M. Richardson, 1974, Professor Emeritus of Law, 2013.
  • Sharon L. Rose, 1988, Professor Emerita of Biology, 2013. 
  • Ross R. Runkel, 1969, Professor Emeritus of Law, 1999.
  • Magda Schay, 1974, Professor Emerita of Russian, 2000.
  • Junpei Sekino, 1978, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2006.
  • Maurice B. Stewart, 1958 Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1999.
  • Michael H. Strelow, 1980, Professor Emeritus of English, 2014. 
  • George W. Struble, 1982, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, 1997.
  • James M. Sumner, 1986, University Admissions Emeritus, 2013. 
  • Richard A. Sutliff, 1967, Professor Emeritus of English, 2000.
  • Thomas B. Talbott, 1972, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 2006.
  • John L. Tenny, 1979, Professor Emeritus of Education, 2000.
  • Fred Thompson, 1985, Grace and Elmer Goudy Professor Emeritus of Public Management and Policy Analysis, 2015.
  • Grant O. Thorsett, 1967, Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2008.
  • Leroy Tornquist, 1978, Professor Emeritus of Law, 2014.
  • J. Frederick Truitt, 1991, Professor Emeritus of International Management, Atkinson, 2004.
  • John F. Uggen, 1980, Professor Emeritus of Spanish, 2015.
  • Valerie Vollmar, 1984, Professor Emerita of Law, 2015. 
  • Charles I. Wallace Jr., 1985, Chaplain Emeritus; Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies, 2014.
  • Jean Williams, 1953, Professor Emerita of Physical Education, 1980.
  • Mary Ann Youngren, 1979, Professor Emerita of Psychology, 2002.