Emeriti

Emeriti are an important group of former professors who have left the Department of Chemistry at Western Michigan University after a period of distinguished service and have been awarded emeritus status.

The department recognizes the contributions that these individuals and other faculty have made to the academic integrity of the University and to the advancement and development of WMU as a center for distinguished scholarship in teaching and research.

  • Michael Barcelona, emeritus (retired June 2017)
  • Julie Aldrich-Henderleiter (left WMU 2002)
  • Robert Anderson, emeritus (retired April 1989; deceased, March 2002)
  • Donald Berndt, emeritus (retired December 1996)
  • Gary Blackmer (retired June 2016)
  • Donald Brown, emeritus (retired April 1995)
  • Brian Buffin (left WMU 2006)
  • Susan Burns (deceased, October 1999)
  • John Chateauneuf (deceased, June 2011)
  • Dean Cooke, emeritus (retired December 1995; deceased, August 2011)
  • Michael Dziewatkoski (left WMU 1999)
  • J. Lindsley Foote , emeritus (retired December 1990)
  • Herb Fynewever (left WMU for Calvin, 2009)
  • Robert Harmon, emeritus (retired April 1996; deceased)
  • Paul Holkeboer, emeritus (retired April 1988; deceased, May 2002)
  • Thomas Houser, emeritus (retired December 1994)
  • James Howell, emeritus (retired December 2000; deceased, November 2013)
  • Donald Iffland, emeritus (retired April 1984)
  • Joseph Kanamueller, emeritus (retired December 1999)
  • Dongil Lee (left WMU for Korea, 2008)
  • Yi-Ping Liu (left WMU for industry, May 2001)
  • George Lowry (retired December 1993; deceased, November 2014)
  • Jay Means (left WMU 2007)
  • Mike McCarville, emeritus (retired December 2000)
  • Subra Muralidharan (left WMU 2007)
  • Robert Nagler, emeritus (retired April 1986)
  • Marc Perkovic (deceased April 2006)
  • Ralph Steinhaus, emeritus (retired December 2001)
  • Jochanen Stenesh, emeritus (retired April 1991)
  • Dale Warren, emeritus (retired April 1996; deceased)