Faculty Emeriti

These retired faculty have been awarded the status of Professor Emeritus or Professor Emerita by Purdue University in recognition of their outstanding service to Purdue University North Central (listed in order of retirement):


ROBERT A. MARTIN (1969-87)
Professor Emeritus of Management
B.S., Illinois, 1950; M.B.A., Michigan State, 1970 
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering Technology
B.S.M.E., Purdue, 1943; M.S., Indiana State, 1981 
HARRY S. DRIGGS JR. (1969-88)
Professor Emeritus of Architectural Technology
B.S., Cincinnati, 1957; Registered Architect, Indiana-Michigan-Ohio 
 ross blythe L. ROSS BLYTHE (1968-96)
Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., Wheaton, 1956; M.S. Purdue, 1966; Ph.D., 1971
 joseph anderson JOSEPH E. ANDERSON  (1968-74; 1984-97)
Professor Emeritus of Mechanical
Engineering Technology
A.A., Chicago City College, 1957; B.S.M.E., Valparaiso, 1959; M.S., DePaul, 1964; Registered Professional Engineer, Illinois-Indiana-California.
 marion whitlow MARION V. WHITLOW  (1972-75; 1976-97)
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Pittsburgh, 1966;  M.S., Indiana, 1976; R.N.
 will brill WILFRED G. BRILL (1964-1998)
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.A., Manchester, 1952; M.S. Purdue, 1955; Ph.D., 1964
 ed hackett EDWARD F. HACKETT (1987-1999)
Professor Emeritus of Education
A.B., Notre Dame, 1963; M.A., 1964; M.A., Arizona State, 1969;  Ed.D., Ball State, 1979
 roger schlobin ROGER C. SCHLOBIN (1971-2000)
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Post, 1966; M.A., Wisconsin, 1968; Ph.D., Ohio State, 1971.
 pat babcock PATRICIA A. BABCOCK (1976-2001)
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Ball State, 1957; M.A., 1975; Ed.D., 1980; M.A., 1986; R.N.
 w. patrick leonard W. PATRICK LEONARD (1985-2002)
Professor Emeritus of Education and General Business
B.S., Indiana, 1961; M.S., 1962; Ph.D., Pittsburgh, 1969; M.B.A., Loyola (Chicago), 1981
 dennis lauer DENNIS LAUER (1968-2003)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S., Kansas, 1960; M.S., Kansas, 1963; M.S., Purdue, 1966.
 ed bednar L. EDWARD BEDNAR (1965-2004)
Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Academic Affairs; Professor of General Studies
A.A.S., Thornton Community College, 1959; B.S.Ed., Western Illinois, 1963; M.S., Northern Illinois, 1965; Ed.D., Western Michigan, 1982.
 marilyn asteriadis MARILYN J. ASTERIADIS (1972-2004)
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Dayton, 1962; M.S.Ed., Indiana, 1972; M.S.N., Indiana, 1983, R.N.
 pat buckler PATRICIA P. BUCKLER (1986-2006)
Professor Emerita of English
B.A., Bennington, 1970; M.A., Louisville, 1976; Ph.D., 1986.
 lawrence machtinger LAWRENCE A. MACHTINGER (1972-2006)
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S.Ch.E., Washington (St. Louis), 1959; A.M., 1963; Ph.D., 1965.
 fred patten FREDERICK C. PATTEN (1983-2007)
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
A.A., Los Angeles City College, 1962; B.A., California State, 1966; M.A., 1969; Ph.D., California, 1977.
 ann moodie ANN L. MOODIE (1977, 2008)
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Northern Illinois, 1967; M.S., St. Xavier, 1981; F.N.P., Valparaiso, 1997; R.N.
 janice topp JANICE I. TOPP
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S., South Dakota State, 1965; M.S., Purdue, 1986; R.N
 tom young THOMAS E. YOUNG (1987-2004)
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., Grand Valley State, 1971; M.A., Michigan State, 1974; Ph.D., 1980.
 santaram chilukuri SANTARAM CHILUKURI (1987-2010)
Professor of Physics
B.S., Andhra (India), 1958; M.S., 1959; Ph.D., 1962
 richard taylor RICHARD L. TAYLOR (1963-2010)
Associate Professor of Building Construction Management Technology
B.S.C.E., Purdue, 1963; M.S.C.E., 1965; Registered Professional Engineer (Indiana, Michigan); Registered Land Surveyor (Indiana, Michigan)
 bill mack WILLIAM J. MACK
Professor Emeritus of Business
B.S.B.A., Tri State, 1964; M.B.A., Indiana, 1980; C.P.A.; 4C.M.A.
 howard jablon HOWARD JABLON
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Hofstra, 1961; M.A., Rutgers, 1962; Ph.D., 1967
 joyce masoodi JOYCE E. MASOODI
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N., Purdue, 1974; M.S.N., Northern Illinois, 1975; Certificate Specialist in Nursing Administration, Wayne State, 1985; Nurse Practitioner Certification Degree, Valparaiso, 2002; R.N.
 silvia lorente-murphy SILVIA G. LORENTE-MURPHY
Professor Emerita of Spanish
B.A., Escuela Normal Mixta (Argentina), 1964; M.A., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo (Argentina), 1970; M.A., Iowa, 1980; Ph.D., 1982
 peter wilkin PETER J. WILKIN
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., University College (London), 1964; M.S., Imperial College (London), 1966; Ph.D., Illinois, 1971
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S., Valparaiso, 1968; M.A.M., North Carolina State, 1970; M.Ed., 1977; Ph.D., 1985; M.A.A.B.S, Valparaiso, 1994
 george asteriadis GEORGE T. ASTERIADIS
Associate Vice Chancellor Emeritus for Academic Affairs
B.S., State University of New York (Oswego), 1966; Ph.D., Purdue, 1971.
 cynthia fontaine CYNTHIA J. FONTAINE
Professor Emerita of Education
B.S., Ball State, 1971; M.S., Purdue, 1976; Ph.D., 1983
 halina miziniak HALINA C. MIZINIAK (1987-2012)
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S., Illinois, 1969; M.S., Purdue, 1986; R.N.
 rajappa papannareddy RAJAPPA PAPANNAREDDY (1988-2011)
Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
B.S., Bangalore University (India), 1975; M.S., Maryland, 1983; Ph.D., Southern Methodist, 1987.
 dan rutledge DANIEL P. RUTLEDGE (2001-2012)
Professor Emeritus of Marketing
B.B.A., Western Michigan, 1967; M.A, 1969; Ph.D., Michigan State, 1989
 Dick Scroggin RICHARD (DICK) M. SCROGGIN (1976-2013)
Professor Emeritus of Computer & Information Technology
B.S., Purdue University, 1972; MSBA, Indiana University, 1977
 Paul Osisek PAUL J. OSISEK (1986-2013)
Professor Emeritus of Developmental Studies
B.S., Mount St. Mary’s College, 1970; M.Ed, Springfield College, 1971; M.S., Purdue University, 1989; Developmental Education Specialist, Appalachian State University, 2001