Emeriti

H. George Anderson

(1982). President Emeritus, 1996– . B.A., Yale University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; B.D., S.T.M., Lutheran Theological Seminary; D.D., Roanoke College; Litt.D., Lenoir Rhyne College; L.H.D., Columbia College; L.H.D., Newberry College; D.D., Luther College.

Elwin D. Farwell

(1963). President Emeritus, 1984– . B.S., M.S., Michigan State University; B.D., Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary; Ed.D., University of California, Berkeley. LL.D., Loras College; LL.D., Valparaiso University; L.H.D., St. John's University; L.H.D., St. Olaf College; LL.D., Luther College; L.H.D., Dana College; LL.D., California Lutheran University.

Richard L. Torgerson

(1999). President Emeritus, July 2013– . B.A., Concordia College–Moorhead; M.S., Ph.D., Washington State University.

Roger W. Anderson

(1958). Professor Emeritus of Education, 1989– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., Montana State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

John C. Bale

(1953). Professor Emeritus of English, 1990– . B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Dennis E. Barnaal

(1964). Professor Emeritus of Physics, January 2000– . B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Frank R. Barth

(1942–43, 1946–53, 1977). Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Management, 1988– . B.A., Luther College; M.B.A., Northwestern University; LL.D., Luther College; C.P.A., C.M.A., C.I.A.

Wilfred F. Bunge

(1956–57, 1962). Professor Emeritus of Religion and Classics, 1999– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Iowa; B.Th., Luther Theological Seminary; Th.D., Harvard University.

John R. Christianson

(1967). Professor Emeritus of History, 1996– . B.A., Mankato State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Richard G. Cole

(1964). Professor Emeritus of History, 2005– . B.A., Eastern New Mexico University; M.A., University of Iowa; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Dennis L. Darling

(1974). Professor Emeritus of Education, 2010– . B.A., Augustana College, Sioux Falls; M.A., University of Iowa; Ed.D., University of Illinois.

Madison Dengler

(1970). Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1998– . B.A., Southern Methodist University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver.

James W. Eckblad

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2007– . B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Virginia State College; Ph.D., Cornell University.

Douglas Eckheart

(1968). Professor Emeritus of Art, 2009– . B.A., Concordia College; M.F.A., Bowling Green University.

Nanette J. Eklund

(1977). Professor Emerita of Education 1996– . B.S., Dana College; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Clifford J. English

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 2005– . B.S., M.A., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Edgar V. Epperly

(1969). Professor Emeritus of Education, 2000– . B.A., M.A., University of Northern Iowa, Ed.D., George Peabody College for Teachers.

Duane Fenstermann

(1966). Professor and Library Archivist Emeritus, 2001– . B.A., Morningside College; M.Div., Duke University; M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina.

Kenton E. Finanger

(1956). Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education, 1996– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., University of Wisconsin–Madison; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Ruth N. Fjelstad

(1954). Professor Emerita of Spanish, 1989– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Ronald Fox

(1981). Professor Emeritus of Music, 2008– . B.M.E., University of Evansville; M.M., D.M., Indiana University.

Virginia Gibbs

(1990). Professor Emerita of Spanish, 2011– . B.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Carol Gilbertson

(1968). Professor Emerita of English, 2011– . B.A., Augustana College, Sioux Falls; M.A., University of North Carolina; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Richard R. Halverson

(1974). Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2013– . B.A., University of Massachusetts; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Bradley Hanson

(1968). Professor Emeritus of Religion, 2000– . B.A., St. Olaf College; B.D., Luther Theological Seminary; M.A., Yale University; Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary.

Richard Simon Hanson

(1963). Professor Emeritus of Religion, 1999– . B.A., Luther College; B.Th., M.Th., Luther Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Harvard University.

Walden Heino

(1964). Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1992– . B.S., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Norma J. Hervey

(1988). Professor Emerita of History, 2005– . B.A., University of Akron; M.L.S., State University of New York; M.A., St. Bonaventure University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Ann Highum

(1991). Vice President and Dean for Student Life Emerita, 2012– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University.

Betty Ann Hoff

(1961). Professor Emerita of Health and Physical Education, 2004– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., MacMurray College; Ph.D., University of Oregon.

Patricia Johnson

(1975). Associate Professor Emerita of Social Work, 2001– . B.A., Oberlin College; M.S.W., University of Michigan.

David Judisch

(1975). Professor Emeritus of Music, 2012– . B.M., M.F.A., D.M.A., University of Iowa.

Sheryl Juve

(1984–2000, 2009). Associate Professor Emerita of Nursing, 2011– . B.S.N., Upper Iowa University; M.S.N, University of Minnesota; Ed.D., Saint Mary's University.

Edward Anthony Kaschins

(1965–67, 1970). Professor Emeritus of Economics,
2004– . B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Elizabeth W. Kaschins

(1970). Professor and Reference Librarian Emerita, 2004– . B.S., Northwestern University; M.A., University of Iowa.

Richard Kellogg

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Physics, 2001– . B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

Jane Kemp

(1979). Professor Emerita of Library and Information Studies, 2010– . B.A., University of Iowa; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh.

Harvey L. Klevar

(1970). Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, 2011– . B.A., University of St. Thomas; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Roger M. Knutson

(1964). Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1995– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University.

A. Thomas Kraabel

(1983). Qualley Professor of Classics Emeritus, 2000–. B.A., Luther College; B.D., Luther Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Iowa; Th.D., Harvard University.

William B. Kuhlman

(1969). Professor Emeritus of Music, 2006– . B.M., St. Olaf College; M.M., Syracuse University.

William C. Kurth

(1967). Professor Emeritus of Classics, 1998– . B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Texas; Ph.D., University of North Carolina.

Reginald D. Laursen

(1970). Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2009– . B.S., Pacific Lutheran University; Ph.D., Washington State University.

Penny Y. Leake

(1975–91, 2000). Professor Emerita of Nursing, 2011– . B.S.N., Pacific Lutheran University; M.S., Ohio University; Ph.D., University of Texas–Austin.

Richard S. Leake

(1975). Professor Emeritus of Management, 2011– . B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., Ohio University; M.B.A., University of Wisconsin–La Crosse; A.P.M.

Alan C. Lerstrom

(1988). Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies, 2011– . B.S., M.S., Illinois State University; Ph.D., University of Kansas.

Peter Liermann

(1981). Associate Professor Emeritus of German, 2004– . Erstes Juristisches Staatsexamen, University of Erlangen, Germany; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Mark Lund

(1978). Professor Emeritus of Economics, 2011– . B.A., Augsburg College; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Alan L. Macdonald

(1981). Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 2004– . B.S., Wayne State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Dennis D. Magnuson

(1967). Associate Professor Emeritus of Spanish, 2006– . B.A., Carthage College; M.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Nancy Maloney

(1978). Professor Emerita of Nursing, 2000– . B.S.N., Vanderbilt University; M.A., Memphis State University; M.P.H., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., Walden University.

Kathleen Martinson

(1977). Professor Emerita of Art, 2013– . B.A., St. Lawrence University; M.F.A., University of Alabama.

Jay McGrew

(1969). Associate Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education, 2001– . B.A., University of Northern Iowa; M.A., University of Iowa.

Martin Mohr

(1955). Professor Emeritus of English, 1993– . B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Mary Hull Mohr

(1963). Professor Emerita of English, 2000– . B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of Colorado–Boulder.

Maurice E. Monhardt

(1959). Professor Emeritus of Music, 1995– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.M., University of Illinois; Ph.D., University of Iowa.

William Moorcroft

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 2002– . B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island; Ph.D., Princeton University.

Mark Z. Muggli

(1978). Professor Emeritus of English, 2013– . Associate Dean of the College, August 1999–June 2000. B.A., St. John's University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Robert C. Naslund

(1965–66, 1967). Associate Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education, 2008– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Northern Iowa.

Glenn I. Nelson

(1964). Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1995– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Harland S. Nelson

(1962). Professor Emeritus of English, February
1992– . B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Dale Nimrod

(1967–74, 1983). Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 2004– . B.A., Augustana College; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Werner Nitschke

(1972). Professor Emeritus of Psychology, January 2001– . B.A., C. W. Post College; M.A., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.

Weston H. Noble

(1948). Professor Emeritus of Music, 2005– . Director of Music Activities, 1973–2005. B.A., Luther College; M.M., University of Michigan; D.M. (honorary), Augustana College, Sioux Falls; St. Olaf College; Westminster Choir College.

Judith Nye

(1972–1991, January 1995). Professor Emerita of Education, 2011– . B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Frederick A. Nyline

(1973). Professor Emeritus of Music, 2011– . B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota.

Susan Oertel

(1975). Associate Professor Emerita of Health and Physical Education, 2006– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Donald H. Pilgrim

(1956). Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1991– . B.S., Morningside College; M.S., University of Iowa; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Harley Refsal

(1972). Professor Emeritus of Scandinavian Folk Art, 2010– . B.A., Augsburg College; Eksamen Philosophicum, University of Oslo, Norway; M.Div., Luther Theological Seminary; Candidatus Magisterii, Telemark Laererhøgskole, Norway.

Curtis Reiso

(1967). Coordinator of Music Activities Emeritus, 1994– . B.A., Luther College.

Phillip J. Reitan

(1962). Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1993– . Professor B.A., Concordia College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

James Rhodes

(1968). Professor Emeritus of Political Science, 2012–. B.A., Beloit College; M.A., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Kenneth Root

(1970). Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1996– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa; M.S.S.W., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

David J. Roslien

(1965). Vice President Emeritus for College Advancement, 2000– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Conrad Røyksund

(1969). Professor Emeritus of Management Information Systems, 1998– . B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; B.D., Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary; M.S., University of Arizona; Ph.D., University of Chicago.

Uwe Jens Rudolf

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Management, 2011– . B.A., M.A., University of Cincinnati; M.B.A., University of Southern California; C.P.A.

Loyal D. Rue

(1973). Professor Emeritus of Religion and Philosophy, 2011– . B.A., University of Minnesota; M.Div., Luther Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Hartford Seminary Foundation.

Russell R. Rulon

(1963). Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2000– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Peter A. Scholl

(1977). Professor Emeritus of English, 2013– . B.A., Augustana College, Rock Island; M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago.

John H. Sieber

(1965). Professor Emeritus of Religion, 2000– . B.A., Luther College; B.D., Luther Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School and University Center.

Kent Cooper Simmonds

(1971). Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 2005– . B.A., Lewis and Clark College; Ph.D., Ohio State University.

Marvin G. Slind

(2000). Professor Emeritus of History, 2013– . B.A., Pacific Lutheran University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University.

Paul Solberg

(1966). Professor Emeritus of Health and Physical Education, 2001– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., Mankato State University.

Wendy M. Stevens

(1971). Assistant Professor Emerita of Biology, 2013– . B.A., Luther College; M.S., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Kathleen M. Stokker

(1978). Professor Emerita of Scandinavian Studies, 2012– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Helen A. Strand

(1954). Professor Emerita of Education, 1974– . B.A., St. Olaf College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

John Tjostem

(1962–65, 1968). Professor Emeritus of Biology, 2000– . B.A., Concordia College; M.A., Ph.D., North Dakota State University.

George N. Trytten

(1972). Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1993– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison; Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Barbara Welgos

(1963). Supervisor Emerita of the Health Service, l984– . B.A., Grinnell College.

Walter E. S. Will

(January 1972). Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2011– . B.S.Ed., M.S., University of North Dakota; Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Lawrence Williams

(1985). Professor Emeritus of Africana Studies and History, 2010– . A.B., Kentucky State University; M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa.

Bruce Willis

(1968). Professor Emeritus of Communication Studies and Linguistics, 2005– . B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois.

Richard S. Ylvisaker

(1965). Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 1994– . B.A., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Minnesota.

Lee Zook

(1985). Associate Professor Emeritus of Social Work, 2009– . B.A., Eastern Mennonite School; M.S.W., University of Michigan; Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University.