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OPSU Emeritus Faculty

Faculty and administrators who retire from Oklahoma Panhandle State University with the rank of Associate or full Professor and who have ten or more years of service may receive the designation of “Emeritus Faculty.”

  • Jack Alexander M.S. 1967 - 1990 Professor, Agronomy
  • Joyce Bender Ph.D. 1993 - 2003 Professor, English
  • David A. Bryant Ph.D. 2003 - 2016 President
  • Jerry Butler Ed.D. 1989 - 2007 Professor, Education
  • Paul David Driskill Ed.D. 1976 - 1993 Professor, Education
  • Russell Edenborough M.S. 1968 - 1996 Dean, School of Business and Technology; Professor, Accounting
  • David Elder M.F.A. 1999 - 2014 Professor, Art
  • Carroll Gribble M.S. 1968 - 1990 Associate Professor, HPER; Director, Financial Aid
  • Bernice Halliburton M.S. 1966 - 1984 Associate Professor, English
  • Robert L. Griffin Ed.D. 1980 - 1991 Vice President, Academic Administration
  • Russell A. Guthrie M.A. 1978-2017 Professor, Speech; Faculty Contact, Humanities
  • Jesse R. Hankla D.M.A. 1976 - 1997 Professor, Music; Dean, School of Liberal Arts
  • James Hill Ph.D. 1975 - 2000 Professor, Chemistry
  • Larry Hough M.S. 1972 - 2014 Associate Professor, Industrial Arts
  • Vernon L. Hopson M.S. 1960 - 1987 Associate Professor, Mathematics; Head, Dept of Mathematics and Physics
  • Joyce Johnson M.S. 1984 - 1994 Associate Professor, Home Economics
  • Harold S. Kachel Ed.D. 1957 - 1990 Professor, Industrial Technology/Education
  • John W. Lain M.S. 1970 - 1980 Dean, Student Affairs; Director, Financial Aid
  • Sandra A. Latham M.S. 1972 - 1999 Home Economics
  • Doris M. Looper Ed.D. 1967 - 1997 Professor, Health, Physical Education and Recreation; Head, Department of HPER
  • Phil Martin Ph.D. 1970 - 2000 Associate Professor, Behavioral Science
  • Jerry J. Martin Ph.D. 1967 - 1994 Professor, Animal Science and Biology; Dean, School of Agriculture; Manager, Bull Test
  • Wayne E. Manning Ed.D. 1985 - 2016 Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Business Administration
  • Lester Miller Ph.D. 1988 - 1995 Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor, Business
  • Diane Mathers Murphey M.S. 1981 - 2017 Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, CIS
  • Samuel C. Nelson M.A. 1970 - 2005 Honorary Professor, History and Sociology; Head, Department of Behavioral Science
  • Raymond A. Peck M.S. 1946 - 1982 Professor, Agronomy; Head, Department of Agronomy
  • Gerald H. Peters Ed.D. 1958 - 1975 Professor, Psychology; Director, Counseling and Testing; Chairman, Division of Liberal Arts
  • Serafin Ramon Ph.D. 1959 - 2001 Professor, Biology; Dean, School of Science, Mathematics and Nursing
  • Mary Ellen "Mel" Riley 1980 - 2011 Director, Financial Aid
  • James H. Roach M.S. 1965 - 1987 Associate Professor, Speech; Head, Department of Speech, Communication, and English; Chair, Division of Liberal Arts
  • James R. Satterfield Ph.D. 1980 - 1995 Professor, Education; Dean, School of Education; Head, Department of Education; Director, Teacher Education
  • Kurt Schaefer Ph.D. 1965 - 1999 Professor, Biology; Head, Department of Science
  • Emma Schultz M.S. 1982 - 1998 Associate Professor, Education
  • C. Evlyn Schmidt M.L.S. 1997 - 2011 Associate Professor, Director, Library
  • Robert W. Sexton M.S. 1955 - 1977 Associate Professor, Music; Director, Bands
  • Loyet Shafer Ph.D. 1998 - 2014 Professor, Education
  • Elgy J. Smith M.A. 1985 - 1995 Associate Professor, Music
  • R. Wayne Stewart Ed.D. 1997-2017 Professor, Education; Dean, School of Education
  • Russell Thatcher Ph.D. 1998 - 2014 Professor, Education
  • Patricia Tinch M.S. 1970 - 1997 Professor, Education
  • Kathleen Turner Ph.D. 1992 - 2014 Professor, English; Faculty Athletic Representative
  • Kenneth Woodward Ph.D. 1975 - 2000 Professor, Agriculture; Dean, School of Agriculture