Emeriti Faculty

E. DRELL ALLEN, Professor Emeritus of History and Registrar Emeritus, 1963-1983.
ThB, Olivet Nazarene University, 1944; MDiv, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1949; DMin, Vanderbilt University, 1976.

STEPHEN M. BLAKEMAN, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1993-2014.
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1977; MA, Indiana University, 1987.

T. ROBINSON BLANN, Professor Emeritus of English, 1981-2014
BA, Vanderbilt University, 1971; MA, Emory University, 1973; DA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1987.

LARRY D. BUESS, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1980-2007.
BA, Olivet Nazarene University, 1963; MAT, Purdue University, 1967; MS, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1976; MS, University of Evansville, 1987.

JOHN F. CHILTON, Professor Emeritus of History, 1975-1999.
BBA, Emory University, 1954; BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1964; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1967; EdS, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1969; PhD, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1975.

TIMOTHY H. CIERPKE, Professor Emeritus of Music, 1988-2016.
BA, Point Loma Nazarene University, 1971; MM, Samford University, 1979; DMA, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1987.

DAVID F. DEESE, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Broadcasting and Communication, 1979-2013.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1969; MS, Tennessee State University, 1983.

CAROLE A. COSTA, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education, 1973-1995.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1963; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1966.

H. RAY DUNNING, Professor Emeritus of Theology and Philosophy, 1964-1995.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1948; BD, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1951; MA, Vanderbilt University, 1952; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1969.

CAROL ANNE EBY, Assistant Professor Emeritus of English, 1982-2000.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1956; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1957.

E. CHRISTIS FARRELL, Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1995-2014.
BA, Eastern Nazarene College, 1961; MS, The Ohio State University, 1968; PhD, The Ohio State University, 1971.

PHYLLIS B. FLANNERY, Associate Professor Emeritus of English and Assistant Academic Dean, 1970-2013.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1964; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1971.

ANN K. FUQUA, Professor Emeritus of Biology and Science Education, 1969-70, 1971-2007.
BS, George Peabody College, 1955; MA, 1968; EdS, 1969; PhD, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1983.

NANCY HAZLEWOOD, Associate Professor Emeritus of Education, 1978-1998.
BS, Radford College, 1957, MEd, Middle Tennessee State University, 1968.

WILMA D. JOHNSON, Professor Emeritus of Business, 1979-2000.
BS, Winthrop College, 1955; MAT, Winthrop College, 1975; EdD, Tennessee State University, 1991.

PORTER KING, Professor Emeritus of Education, 1987-2011.
BS, Murray State University, 1957; MAEd., Murray State University, 1960; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1968; EdS, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1970; PhD, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1972.

J. DOUGLAS LEPTER, Professor Emeritus of Communication, 1992-2016.
BA, Eastern Nazarene College, 1972; MA, Eastern Nazarene College, 1973; ThM, Asbury Theological Seminary, 1990; PhD, University of Kentucky, 1996.

ALAN L. MATTHEWS, Professor Emeritus of Information Technology and Management, 1988-2005.
BS, Southern Nazarene University, 1972; MBA, Central State University, 1975; PhD, NOVA University, 1990.

RONALD W. MAURER, Professor Emeritus of Social Work, 1995-2015
BA, Anderson University, 1971; MSSW, University of Tennessee School of Social Work, 1973; MA, Anderson University School of Theology, 1986; PhD, Tennessee State University, 2004.

RICHARD MOORE, Professor Emeritus of Education, 1990-2012.
BS, Austin Peay State University, 1972; MA, University of North Alabama, 1984; EdD, Tennessee State University, 1987.

G. MICHAEL MOREDOCK, Professor Emeritus of Physician Assistant and Director of Physician Assistant Program, 1986-2013.
B.S., Indiana University, 1970; M.D., Indiana University, 1974.

REBECCA NIECE, Registrar Emeritus, 1970-78; 1993-2016.
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1970; MA, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1972.

F. LEROY PEPPER, Professor Emeritus of History and Political Science, 2000-2015
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1970; MDiv, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1973; MA, Florida State University, 1986; PhD, Florida State University, 1993.

CAROLYN C. SMITH, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Physical Education, 1972-2002.
BA, Asbury College, 1964; MA, University of Kentucky, 1969.

L. ALAN SMITH, Associate Professor Emeritus of Physical Education and Director of Intercollegiate Athletics, 1972-2007.
BA, Asbury College, 1964; MA, George Washington University, 1966.

HAROLD F. STEWART, Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1988-2005.
BS, Sterling College, 1958; MS, University of Kansas, 1960; PhD, Colorado State University, 1965.

WILLIAM J. STRICKLAND, Professor Emeritus of Religion and Vice President for Academic Affairs, 1962-1998.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1957; MDiv, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1960; PhD, Vanderbilt University, 1967.

ESTHER C. SWINK, Professor Emeritus of Education and Dean of the School of Education, 1999-2012.
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1969; MLS, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1976; EdD, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1987.

E. RAY THRASHER, Librarian and Director of Library Services Emeritus, 1965-2009.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1964; MLS, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1968.

RALPH F. UNGAR, Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1976-1995.
BA, Northwest Nazarene University, 1951; MT, Montana School of Medical Technology, 1952; MS, Medical College of Georgia, 1957; PhD, University of Oklahoma, 1972.

MELVIN WELCH, Professor Emeritus of Education and Dean of the School of Education, 1980-2003.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1961; MEd, Middle Tennessee State University, 1965; PhD, George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, 1980.

L. JOY WELLS, Associate Professor Emeritus of Sociology and Social Work, 1977-2014
BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1976; MA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1977; MSSW, University of Tennessee, 1985.

ARTHUR W. WILLIAMS, Professor Emeritus of History, 1970-1997.
BA, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1959; BD, Nazarene Theological Seminary, 1962; MAT, University of Louisville, 1970; DA, Middle Tennessee State University, 1975.

LOIS E. WOLFGANG, Associate Professor Emeritus of Allied Health, 1978-2008.
BSN, Roberts Wesleyan College, 1963; MHS, Governor’s State University, 1978.