University Administration

Mr. Thomas C. Bailey
2016-2024

Mr. Richard W. Barch
2018-2026

Ms. Patricia Caruso (2nd Vice Chair)
2020-2028

Mr. Timothy L. Lukenda (Chair)
2018-2026

Mr. Randy Pingatore
2016-2024

Ms. Cynthia Williams (1st Vice Chair)
2020-2028

Previous Board of Trustees

Mr. Dean Altobelli
1999-2008

Dr. Robert Arfstrom
1978-1986

Mr. Gary Benjamin
2002-2004

Mr. Douglas R. Bovin
2010-2018

Mrs. Meg Brown
1998-2006

Mr. C. Eugene Chang
1999-2004

Dr. Barbara Cliff
2002-2010

Mr. James P. Curran
2010-2018

Ms. Cindy N. Dingell
2004-2012

Mr. Patrick Eagan
2008-2016

Mr. Lincoln Frazer
1970-1976

Ms. Sandi Frost Steensma
2014-2022

Mrs. Doris Galvin
1999-2004

Mr. Herman Glass
1970-1974

Mr. James Glass
1986-1992

Mrs. Sue Harrison
1994-2002

Mr. Ronald Johnson
1981-1989

Ms. Jenny Kronk
2006-2014

Ms. Sigrun Kuefner
1992-1998

Dr. W.W. “Frenchie” LaJoie
2004-2012

Mr. Gary LaPlant
1989-1992

Mr. Scot Lindemann
2008-2016

Mr. Michael McDonald
1992-1997

Dr. Mark W. Mercer D.D.S
2014-2022

Mr. Rodney Nelson
2012-2020

Ms. Ann Parker
2012-2020

Mr. Charles Schmidt
2002-2010

Mr. Devereaux Trepp
1992-2006

Mr. Thomas Weiss
1990-1998

Dr. Ruthann Williams
1984-1992

Dr. Gary Wolfram
2000-2008

Dr. James Woodruff
1976-1984

Dr. Rodney S. Hanley
President
Lake Superior State University

Rod Hanley

Dr. Nafez Alyan
Vice President for Finance and Operations

Ms. Wendy Beach
Director of Human Resources, Safety and Risk

Wendy Beach

Dr. Michael Beazley
Dean of Student Affairs

Michael Beazley

Mr. Steven Betz
Government Relations Officer

Steve Betz

Dr. David Diles
Director of Athletics

Dr. Lynn Gillette
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Lynn Gillette Studio

Mr. Fred Pierce III
Dean of Admissions & Marketing

Mr. Scott Smith
Vice President of Advancement

Emeriti Faculty

Allan, Thomas A., Associate Professor of Biology (1984-2017); AS 1971, Northwestern Michigan College; BS 1973, Central Michigan University; MS 1978, Michigan Technological University; PhD 1984, University of Maine, Orono

Andary, Carol, Professor of Legal Studies (1983-2016); BS 1977 Western Michigan University; JD 1980 Wayne State University; Licensed to practice law in State of Michigan 1980

Anderson, Roland A., Associate Professor of Office Administration (1969-1986); BA 1953, Wisconsin State University-Whitewater; MA 1961, Northern Colorado University-Greeley

Arbic, Bernard J., Professor of Mathematics (1967-2000); BS 1962, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MA 1967, Bowdoin College; PhD 1972, University of Wyoming

Behmer, David J., Professor of Biology (1967-1996); BS 1963, Wisconsin State College; MS 1965, PhD 1966, Iowa State University

Blashill, James R., Associate Professor of Criminal Justice and Fire Science(1995-2008); BS 1963, Wayne State University; MS 1976, Michigan State University

Boger, Thomas M., Associate Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1981-2015); BS 1973, MS 1974, Michigan State University

Brown, Lewis M., Professor, Geology and Physics (1979-2012); BA 1965, Cornell College; MS 1967, University of Iowa; PhD 1973, University of New Mexico

Campagna, Carol A., Associate Professor of Nursing (1984-2001); BSN 1964, D’Youville College; MSN 1969, University of Colorado

Childs, Sally A., Professor of Parks and Recreation (1981-2020); BS 1971, Eastern Michigan University; MS 1978, Northern Michigan University; PhD 1986, The Ohio State University

Conboy, Richard T., Professor, Political Science/Coordinator of the Center for Social Research (1988-2011); BA 1967, MPA 1969, University of Dayton; PhD 1984, The American University

Connaughton, M. Carole, Professor of Nursing (1984-1999); BSN 1956, Saint Mary’s College; MSN 1967 and PhD 1974, Indiana University

Coullard, Collette R., Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (2004-2018); BS 1980, Lake Superior State College; MS 1981, PhD 1985, Northwestern University

Delaney-Lehman, Maureen J., Associate Professor/Librarian (1989-2009); BM 1975, Western Michigan University; MS 1980, Michigan State University; MLS 1988, University of Kentucky

Dobbertin, Leslie A., Professor of Sociology/Chair, Social Sciences (1972-2013); BA 1965, Central Michigan University; MA 1972, Iowa State University; PhD 1989, Michigan State University

Duesing, Paul R., Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1984-2013); BSME 1971, MSME 1973, University of Michigan; Licensed professional engineer for Michigan and Ohio

Duesing, Sherilyn R., Associate Professor of Mathematics (1993-2013); AS 1971, North Central Michigan College; BS 1976, Central Michigan University; MS 1998, Northern Michigan University

Erkkila, John E., Professor of Business and Economics (1990-2009); BS 1970, Lake Superior State College; MA 1971, University of Windsor; PhD 1988, University of Western Ontario

Fabbri, Anthony J., Associate Professor of Computer Science (1996-2008); BA 1965, MS 1967, Indiana State University; EdD 1995, University of Louisville

Gimpel-Kabke, Lynn M., Assistant Professor of Nursing (1992-2016); BSN 1989, Lake Superior State University; MSM 1994, Northern Michigan University

Gregory, H. Lorraine, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Education (2003-2018); BSc 1972, BEd 1984, University of Saskatchewan; MSEd 1997, EdD 2001, Duquesne University

Gutowski, Mieczyslaw, Associate Professor of Mathematics (1984-2004); MS 1965, University of Lodz, Poland; PhD 1973, University of Gdansk, Poland

Haag, William L., Professor of Chemistry (1984-2001); BS 1961, Loras College; MS 1965, PhD 1971, University of Nebraska

Halsey, Alice I., Associate Professor of Nursing (1963-2000), BSN 1962, University of Michigan; MSN 1977, Wayne State University

Harrison, Galen H., Assistant Professor of Mathematics (1963-1996); BS 1960, MA 1963, Michigan Technological University

Heyns, Terry, Professor of Fire Science (1989-2015); AB 1965, Saint Louis University; MA 1967, University of Kansas; Ph.D. 1989, Kansas State University

Hudson, John S., Associate Professor of Accounting (1970-2002); BA 1963, MA 1965, Michigan State University; MBA 1967, Western Michigan University

Hutchins, Ronald S., Associate Professor of Nursing/Dean (1997-2020); BSN 1978, Lake Superior State University; MSN 1995, Northern Michigan Michigan University; PhD 2016, Eastern Michigan University

Johnson, Gary R., Professor, Political Science (1978-2015); BA 1972, Augustana College; MA 1975, PhD 1979, University of Cincinnati

Jones, Charles W., Professor of Chemistry (1970-2001); AB 1954, Western State College of Colorado; MS 1957, PhD 1973, Oklahoma State University

Keller, Barbara J., Professor of Chemistry (1999-2020); BS 1977, BS 1978, Idaho State University; BS 1986 Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho; PhD 1995, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

Kelly, Thomas M., Professor of Sociology (1971-1992): BA 1952, St. Mary of the Lake University; STL 1956, Gregorian University, Rome; MA 1964, University of Notre Dame; MEd 1979, Loyola University

Knowles, David M., Professor of Geology (1969-1994); BS 1954, MS 1955, Michigan Technological University; PhD 1967, Columbia University

Lehman, John W., Professor of Chemistry (1966-2001); BS 1960, McPherson College; PhD 1969, University of Colorado

Madden, James P., Professor, Criminal Justice, Fire Science and EMS (1984-2012); BA 1971, William Carey College; MS 1975, University of Southern Mississippi

Madl, John T., Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (1967-2002); BSME 1965, MSME 1967, Michigan Technological University

Marinoni, Ann B., Professor; Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (1976-2012); BS 1975, Lake Superior State College; MBA 1977, Central Michigan University; PhD 1992, Michigan State University

McDonald, David M., Professor of Engineering (1973-2017); BSEE 1969, MSEE 1971, Michigan Technological University

McPherson-Doyle, Debra, Associate Professor of Recreation Studies and Exercise Science (1976-2016); BS 1974, Northern Michigan University, MA 1983, Northern Michigan University

Meehan, Mary Jo, Assistant Professor/Counselor (1982-2019); BS 1977, MA 1981, Northern Michigan University

Merkel, Dennis, Professor of Soil Sciences and Forestry (1986-2021); BS 1977, State University of New York; MS 1983, State University of New York; PhD 1988 Michigan State University

Mickewich, Thomas, Professor of Mathematics (1967-2002); BA 1964, MA 1967, University of Maine

Mullin, C. Randolph (Randy), Professor of Physics/Coordinator of the Planetarium (1969-2009); BS 1959, St. Vincent College; PhD 1964, University of Notre Dame

Myton, David M., Professor of Chemistry, Acting Dean, Associate Provost (1993-2021); BS 1980, George Fox College; MST 1991, Portland State University; PhD 1991, Portland State University

Neveu, Ruth, Assistant Professor/Librarian (1977-2016); BA 1977, Lake Superior State College, MA 1984, University of Michigan

Ratwik, Susan H., Professor of Psychology (1977-2013); BA 1969, University of Minnesota; MS 1975, PhD 1978, University of Notre Dame

Roese, John, Professor of Biology and Chemistry (1990-2002); BS 1982, MS 1984, Stephen F. Austin State University; Ph.D. 1989, Texas A&M University.

Saluja, Madan, Professor of Business Law and Management (1969-2021); MA 1966, MA 1975, Ph.D. 1977, University of Minnesota.

Samson, Gerald, Professor of Mathematics (1966-1990); BA 1952, University of Michigan; MA 1955, MS 1966, Texas A & M University

Sawyer, Timothy J., Professor of Psychology (1976-1989); BA 1972, Northern Michigan University; MA 1974, PhD 1976, University of Nevada

Schirer, Thomas E., Professor, Humanities and Philosophy/Department Head, Arts and Letters (1984-2014); BA 1973, MA 1976, University of California; PhD 1983, Friedrich-Alexander-University

Schmitigal-Snyder, Linda, Professor of Management (1989-2015); BS 1982, Lake Superior State College; M.Ed. 1990, Central Michigan University; MBA 1993, Central Michigan University; Ed.D. 2010, Central Michigan University

Schoenemann, Shirley, Associate Professor of Education (1983-2012); BA 1966, Western Michigan University; MAT 1986, Oakland University

Schwiderson, Keith E., Assistant Professor, Engineering and Technology (1976-2011); BS 1979, Lake Superior State University; MS 1981, Northern Michigan University

Shannon, MaryAnne P., Associate Dean/Professor, Nursing (1988-2011); BSN 1975, University of Michigan; MSN 1979, Wayne State University; PhD 2005, Michigan State University; Advanced Practice Nurse, Board Certified in Gerontological Nursing since 1991

Sherman, Karl J., Associate Professor of Accounting (1971-2000); BS 1965, Northern Michigan University; MS 1967, Southern Illinois University

Smith, Bryce E., Professor of Biology (1970-1995); BS 1952, MA 1957, University of Michigan; PhD 1965, University of Wisconsin

Speer Kirkpatrick, Nancy, Professor of Biology (1995-2016), Academic Dean-Schools of Biological Sciences, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Physical Sciences (2015-2016); BS 1972, MS 1979, and Ph.D. 1993, Miami University

Suggitt, Randall G., Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science (1983-2012); BS 1976, Lake Superior State College; MA 1979, University of Montana

Thesing, Gary L., Professor of Mathematics (1971-1999), BA 1969, Saint Mary of the Plains College; MS 1964, University of Notre Dame; EdD 1971, Oklahoma State University

Walworth, Morrie, Associate Professor of Engineering/Dean/Associate Provost/Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs/Vice President of Finance and Operations and IT (1991-2021); BS 1981, MS 1983, Michigan Technological University.

Weber, Charles L., Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (1970-1999), BS 1964 and MSEE 1970, Michigan Technological University

Wilson, Paul W., Professor of Mathematics (1963-2000), BS 19621 and MA 1963, Central Michigan University

Emeriti Staff

Adams, Ray, Dean, College of Engineering and Mathematics; BS 1975, MS 1978, Nicholls State College

Arbuckle, Robert D., President, Professor of History (1992-2002); BS 1964, Clarion State University; MA 1966, PhD 1972, Penn State University

DePlonty, Stella R., Assistant to the Provost for Academic Records (1960-2011)

Fenlon, Paul T., Director of Employment Services; BS 1964, Western Michigan University

Harger, Bruce T., Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost (1967-2007); BA 1966, MA 1967, PhD 1991, Michigan State University

Markstrom, Mae E., Dean of the School of Health and Human Services (1968-1997); Nursing Diploma 1959, Grace Hospital of Nursing; BA 1970, Lake Superior State University; MSN 1977, Wayne State University; PhD 1991, Michigan State University

McLain, Tony L., President (2009-2014); BS 1969, MA 1971, Western Michigan University; PhD 1986, Michigan State University

Michels, Fredrick A., Dean of Academic Services (1976-2011); BS, University of Wisconsin; MLS, EdD, Western Michigan University

Mitchell, Peter T., President (2017 2018); A.B. 1967, Albion College; MA 1968, University of Michigan; EdS 1972, Indiana University; EdD 1981, Northwestern University; LHD 2007, Albion College

Munsell, William T., Financial Aid Director (1967-1998)

Pike, Harry E., Vice President for Student Programs and Services (1969-1997); BA 1957, University of Washington; PhD 1969, Michigan State University

Tomlinson, Earl C., Director of Financial Planning and Investments (1972-1980; 1984-1997); BS, Ferris State College; MA, Central Michigan University

White, Beverly E., Director of Human Resources (1976-2011); BS, Lake Superior State College; MBA, Lake Superior State University

Youngblood, Betty J., President (2002-2007); BA 1965, Oakland University; MA 1966, PhD 1970, University of Minnesota