Oct 18, 2019  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2012-2013 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administration and Faculty


Administration and Faculty

James B. Borsig (2012) President, B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi, Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Allegra Brigham (2010) Interim Vice President for University Relations and Advancement, B.S., M.A., Mississippi University for Women

Daniel J. Heimmermann (2012) Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, B.A., University of Wisconsin, M.A., Ph.D., Marquette University

Nora R. Miller (2001) Vice President for Finance and Administration, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Jennifer M. Miles (2011) Vice President of Student Services, B.S., Florida State University, M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama 

Perry Sansing (1999) Assistant to the President and University Counsel, B.A., J.D., University of Mississippi 

Administration           

Angela Atkins (1995) Director of Resources Management, B.S., Mississippi University for Women                       

Katherine M. Brown (2002) Director of Wicker Center for Creative Learning, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women 

Phillip Cockrell (2006) Director of Student Life, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., Florida International University, Ph.D., Jackson State University    

James Denney (2008) Director of Sponsored Programs, B.A., Mississippi State University                                      

Cassie Derden (1995) Director of Admissions                                                                                                            

Melanie H. Freeman (1988) Director of Human Resources, B.S., Bethel University

Dave Haffly (1994) Director of Plymouth Bluff and Outsourced Enterprises, B.A., Texas Lutheran College            

Martin L. Hatton (1992) Professor of Communication and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama                                                                                                                            

Larry Jones (1997) Director of Information Technology Services                                                                              

Carla Lowery (2006) Director of Institutional Research, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.B.A., Mississippi State University

Dan Miller (2006) Director of Financial Aid, A.A., Martin Methodist College, B.S., M.Ed., Middle Tennessee State University      

Sirena Parker (2008) Director of Community Living, A.A., East Mississippi Community College; B.A., Millsaps College; M.S., Mississippi State University                                                                                                                                                                     

Anika Perkins (1999) Director of Public Affairs, B.A., Mississippi University for Women                                     

Tammy Prather (2008) Registrar, A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S., Mississippi State University; M.S., Mississippi State University

Mary Margaret Roberts (1996) Executive Director of Alumni Relations, B.A., University of the South; M.A., University of Mississippi

Susan Sobley (1998) Director of University Accounting, B.B.A., Temple University

Andrea Stevens (2001) Executive Director of Development, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Faculty          

Sheila V. Adams (1973) Professor of Nursing and Dean, College of Nursing and Speech Language Pathology, B.S.N., M.S.N., Emory University; Ed.D., Mississippi State University                                                                                                                                         

James O. Allen (1965) Associate Professor of Music, B.M., M.M., University of Southern Mississippi                 

Twila L. Alpe (2000) Professor of Education, B.S., Northeast Louisiana University; M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Brian B. Anderson (1998) Professor of Political Science and Department Chair of History, Political Science and Geography, B.A., University of Virginia; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Hannah Bascomb (2011) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, M.S.N., University of Mississippi

Mark Hudson Bean (1991) Professor of Health and Kinesiology and Department Chair of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Dorothy M. Berglund (2006) Associate Professor of Family Studies, B.A., M.S., New Mexico State University, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

William G. (Peppy) Biddy (1987) Professor of Theatre and Department Chair of Theatre, B.F.A., University of Mississippi; M.F.A., Trinity University

Shelley Bock (2010) Assistant Professor of Education and Director, Office of Field Experience, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Larean D. Brandon (2003) Associate Professor of Microbiology, Emma Sadler Moss Chair, B.S., Ohio State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Martha A. Brock (2010) Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Douglas Browning (2011) Instructor of Music, B.M.E. with Vocal Emphasis, University of Mississippi, M.M., D.M.A. in Choral Conducting, University of Southern Mississippi

Rex Bruington (1994) Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems, B.S., M.S., The University of Kansas

 Barbara A. Bryan (1999) Instructor in Nursing, A.D.N., B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Gloria L. Bunnell (1996-97, 1999) Professor of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Todd M. Bunnell (2003) Instructor in English, B.A., Wright State University; M.A., Mississippi State University 

Donna Burlingame (2004) Instructor in Speech/Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi

Marie Byrne (1997) Professor of Speech/Language Pathology, B.S., East Stroudsburg State University; M.A., Trenton State College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Mike Calvery (2009) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., Cumberland University; M.S.N., University of Alabama-Huntsville

David B. Carter (2001) Associate Professor in Theatre, B.A., University of North Carolina-Asheville; M.F.A., North Carolina School of the Arts

Allison Caston (2007) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Ian Childers (2011) Assistant Professor of Art, B.F.A., Shorter University, M.F.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst

April Coleman (2012) Assistant Professor of Education, B.S., M.A., Ed.S., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Jolyn Cooke (2000) Instructor in Nursing, B.S.N., University of Southern Mississippi; M.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center 

Nora Corrigan (2008) Assistant Professor of English, B.A., College of William and Mary, M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Linda Cox (1987) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Florida State University; M.S.N. University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Mississippi 

Katie Cranston (2012) Instructor of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., M.P.H., Thomas Jefferson University

Lee Crouse (2010) Instructor in Theatre, B.A., Ouachita Baptist University; M.A., Louisiana Technological University; M.F.A., University of Southern Mississippi

Amanda A. Dahl (2007) Assistant Professor of Nutrition, B.S., M.S.; Mississippi State University 

Sueanne Davidson (2006) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., D.N.P. University of Alabama; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Sacha Dawkins (2004) Instructor of Nursing, A.D.N., Bevill State Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Kyle Dempsey (2011) Instructor of Professional Studies, B.S., Lambuth University, M.S., University of Memphis

Patricia B. Dennis (2003) Associate Professor of Geography/Social Science Education, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina 

Brenda Dickey (2011) Assistant Professor of Education, B.A., Southeastern University, M.Ed., University of South Carolina, Ed.D., Regent University

Shawn L. Dickey (1999) Professor of Art, B.S., B.F.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.F.A., Texas Tech University

Thomas Dodson (2009) Instructor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Ohio University

Kimberly Dorsey (2008) Assistant Professor of Management, B.B.A., Mississippi State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Jackson State University

Kendall A. Dunkelberg (1994) Professor of English, B.A., Knox College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin

Cherry W. Dunn (1999) Visiting Assistant Professor in Music, B.M.E., Mississippi University for Women; M.M., D.M.A., University of Alabama

Gayle Elliott (2007) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Elaine Evans (1986) Professor of Accounting, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women, Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Dionne I. Fortenberry (2000) Professor of Chemistry, B.S., Dillard University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

K. Randell Foxworth (2008) Associate Professor of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Bobby H. Fugitt (1999) Associate Professor of Library Services, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.S., University of Alabama

Bobby Fuller (2010) Assistant Professor of Education, B.S., Mississippi State University, M.Ed., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Wesley H. Garrett (2009), Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Director of Legal Studies, B.A., Mississippi University for Women, J.D., University of Alabama School of Law

Janice Faye Giallourakis (1983) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., Alverno College; M.S.N., Case Western Reserve University 

Robert G. Gibson (1989) Professor of Art and Department Chair of Art and Design, B.A., Carson-Newman College; M.F.A., University of Tennessee

Sharon C. Grissom (2006) Instructor of Accounting, B.S.A., M.Acc., University of Mississippi

Marta Guerra (2011) Instructor of Physics, B.S., Universidad Nacional de Colombia, M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Gail P. Gunter (1974) Assistant Professor of Library Services and Dean of Library Services, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women, M.L.S., University of Alabama

Thomas Haffey (2010) Instructor of Management, B.B.A., M.B.A., Mississippi State University

Teresa Hamill (1993) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center, M.S.N., University of Texas, F.N.P. Certificate, Mississippi University for Women

Amber Handy (2011) Assistant Professor of History, A.B., Mount Holyoke College, M. Phil., Trinity College, Ireland, M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame

Joshua Hanes (2008) Assistant Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Millsaps College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Mississippi

Lynn Hanson (1984) Speech/Language Pathologist, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women 

Eric E. Harlan (1991) Instructor in Broadcasting, B.A., M.A., Western Kentucky University

Michelle G. Harmon (1982) Professor of Speech/Language Pathology, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Martin L. Hatton (1992) Professor of Communication and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Ghanshyam Heda (2008) Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Osmania University

Bryan Hilliard (2005) Professor of Philosophy, B.A., Elon University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville 

Rita C. Hinton (1993) Professor of Philosophy and Department Chair of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of South Carolina: Ph.D., University of Georgia 

Richard Holden (2002) Professor of Education, B.S., South Dakota State University; M.S., Troy State University; M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Erinn C. Holloway (2007) Instructor of Spanish, B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University. J.D., California Western School of Law 

Jonathon Hooks (2008) Visiting Assistant Professor of History, B.A., Elon University; M.A., East Carolina University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Brandy Houlk (2008) Instructor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., Mississippi University of Women, M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Alexi Huguley (2012) Chef Instructor, B.S., Mississippi University for Women, M.S., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Clara Hurd (2011) Instructor of Nursing, BSN-Tupelo, B.S.N., University of North Alabama, M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Jessica Jeremiah (2005) Instructor of Nursing, B.S., M.S., University of Pennsylvania 

H. Sue Jolly-Smith (2005) Professor of Education, Dean, Collge of Education and Human Sciences, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Beverly A. Joyce (2003) Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Memphis College of Art; M.A., University of Memphis; Ph.D., University of Kansas

Erin Kempker (2008) Assistant Professor of History, B.S., Central Missouri State University; M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University  

Dorothy A. Kerzel (1997) Professor of Mathematics, B.S., Lewis and Clark College; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Ph.D., Washington State University 

Russell King (2008) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Memphis; M.S.N., Arkansas State University

Mary Jo Kirkpatrick (1976) Assistant Professor of Nursing and Department Chair of ASN Program, B.S.N., University of Mississippi; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Holleen R. Krogh (2000) Professor of Psychology, B.A., University of Texas; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Dee A. Larson (1998) Professor of Management and Marketing, B.B.A., M.B.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Youn Mi Lee (2006) Associate Professor of Family Studies, B.A., M.A., Sook Myung Women’s University; Ph.D., University of Georgia

Xiaoxia Li (2007) Assistant Professor of Chemistry, B.E., Chongging University; M.S., Zhejiang University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Thomas Michael Longton (1990) Associate Professor of Spanish, B.A., M.A., University of Arizona; M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Carla M. Lowery (2001) Instructor in Management Information Systems and Director of Institutional Research, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., B.A., Mississippi State University 

Andrew Luccasen, III (2010) Assistant Professor of Finance and Economics, B.S., Birmingham-Southern College, M.A., Vanderbilt University, Ph.D., Texas A&M University

Paul Mack (2006) Assistant Professor of Biology, B.S., University of California, Riverside; M.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of Georgia 

Linda Mahoney (2005) Professor of Education, B.A., Goshen College; Ed.M., Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce 

Rosemary Marecle (2009) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Alabama at Huntsville; M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Carey McCarter (2006) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.B.A., Mississippi State University, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, D.N.P. University of Tennessee-Memphis

Tammie L. McCoy (1999) Professor of Nursing and Department Chair of BSN Program, A.A., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.A., B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D., University of Mississippi 

Richard J. Millikin (1992) Professor of Psychology and Department Chair of Psychology and Family Studies, B.A., University of Hawaii; M.Ed., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Deborah Y. Miranda (1994) Associate Professor of Nursing, A.D.N., Morehead State University; B.S.N., University of Kentucky; M.S.N., University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Richard M. Montalto (1988) Professor of Music, B.A., University of New Orleans; M.A., Tulane University; D.M.A., University of North Texas 

Gladys Y. Mooneyham (2011) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N. and M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Julia Mortyakova (2012) Assistant Professor and Department Chair of Music

Chad Murphy (2012) Instructor of Health and Kinesiology, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Karen Lynne Nabors (1992) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Alabama; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Erich Ogle (2005) Assistant Professor in Culinary Arts and Director of the Culinary Arts Institute, B.F.A., B.S., Mississippi University for Women 

Bonnie L. Oppenheimer (1998) Professor of Mathematics, B.S., B.M., Baldwin-Wallace College; M.A.T., University of Chicago; M.A., Mississippi State University; Ph.D., University of Texas, Austin 

Carmen Osburn (2005) Associate Professor of Music, B.S., Tennessee Technological University; M.A., Drexel University 

Joshua J. Oubre (2007) Assistant Professor of Culinary Arts, B.S., Nicholls State University; M.S., University of Southern Mississippi 

Amy J. Pardo (1997) Associate Professor of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Bobbie Sue Pearson (2011) Instructor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Sally H. Pearson (2001) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Shonda R. Phelon (2011) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center, M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women

Bridget Smith Pieschel (1983) Professor of English and Director of the Center of Women’s Research and Public Policy, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., University of Alabama

George V. Pinchuk (2004) Associate Professor of Microbiology, M.D., Kyiv Medical University; Ph.D., Academy of Medical Sciences, USSR 

Irene T. Pintado (2007) Associate Professor of Health Education, B.S., Barry University, M.Ph., University of Utah, Ph.D., University of South Florida 

Johanna Price (2007) Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology, B.A., M.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Ph.D., University of Memphis 

Judy Raymond (2008) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., Armstrong State College; M.S.N., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Thomas C. Richardson (1988) Professor of English, Eudora Welty Chair, and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, A.B., Davidson College; M.Ed., Ph.D., Duke University

Monica H. Riley (2004) Associate Professor of Education, B.A., Southeastern University; M.A., University of West Florida; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Van T. Roberts (1988) Associate Professor of Communication, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.A., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University

James D. Roth (2000) Associate Professor of Psychology, B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.A., Ohio State University; M.A., College of William and Mary, Ph.D., Harvard University

Jiben Roy (2004) Associate Professor of Chemistry, B.S., M.S., University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, Canada 

Clara J. Rustin (1994) Instructor of Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Perry Sansing (1999) Assistant Professor of Paralegal Studies, B.A., J.D., University of Mississippi

Kimberly Schnurbusch (2011) B.S.N., Maryville University, M.S.N., University of South Alabama 

Linda H. Segrest (1980) Instructor in Music, B.M., University of Mississippi; M.M., Mississippi College

Adrian Sligh (2011) Instructor in Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, M.S.N., University of North Alabama

Barry P. Smith (2006) Associate Professor of Communication, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama 

Cathy Smith (2004) Instructor in Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Alabama in Huntsville 

David A. Smith (1983) Professor of Paralegal Studies, B.S., Carson-Newman College; J.D., University of Mississippi 

Mary A. Smith (2011) Assistant Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, M.S.N., University of Mississippi Medical Center

Melissa M. Smith (2011) Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication, B.A., Auburn University; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama

Michael Smith (2007) Associate Professor of English, B.A., Mississippi State University; M.Ed., William Carey; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

Patricia E. Smyth (1994, 2006) Professor of Nursing, B.S.N., State University of New York; M.S.N., University of Pittsburgh; D.S.N., University of Alabama at Birmingham 

Theresa Sparks (2001) Instructor of Nursing, A.N., Itawamba Community College; B.S., University of North Alabama; M.S.N., Samford University 

Alexander Stelioes-Willis (2003) Associate Professor of Art, B.F.A., Washington University; M.F.A., Indiana University 

Maria L. Stephens (2005) Instructor in Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Leslie A. Stratyner (1997) Professor of English, B.A., M.A., University of New York at Albany; Ph.D., Louisiana State University and A&M College 

Angelia Taylor (2011) Instructor of Psychology, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women, Ed.S., Mississippi State University

Pamela D. Thomas (2003) Instructor of Nursing, A.S.N., B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

James Terry Todd (2008) Instructor of Nursing, A.D.N., Northeast Mississippi Community College; B.S.N., M.S.N., University of North Alabama

C. Scott Tollison (2004) Associate Professor in Management Information Systems and Dean of the College of Business and Professional Studies, B.B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Joy R. Townsend (1995) Instructor of Speech/Language Pathology and Interim Director, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.S., Mississippi University for Women

Royal Toy, Assistant Professor of Education, A.A., Brigham Young University; B.M.E., University of Northern Colorado; M.A., Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado

Thomas G. Velek (1997) Professor of History and Director of Ina E. Gordy Honors College, B.A., Millikin University; M.A., J.D., Washington University School of Law; Ph.D., Edinburgh University, Scotland 

James D. Ward (2005) Professor of Political Science, B.A., University of Mississippi; M.P.A., Ph.D., University of Cincinnati 

Nicole Welch (2008) Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Marshall University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Nancy J. Wheeley (1967) Assistant Professor of Library Services, B.A., Muskingum College; M.L.S., University of Pittsburgh 

Donna White (2009) Instructor of Psychology, A.A., Itawamba Community College, B.A., Mississippi University for Women, M.S., Walden University

Kim M. Whitehead (2004) Assistant Professor of English, B.A., Jacksonville State University, M.Div., Southern Seminary, Ph.D., Emory University 

Ross E. Whitwam (1999) Professor of Biology, B.S., M.S., Carleton University; Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University 

Johnnie Sue Cooper Wijewardane (2008) Assistant Professor of Nursing and Department Chair of MSN Program, B.S.N., M.S.N., Ph.D. University of Mississippi Medical Center.

John Williams (2010) Instructor of Accounting, B.A., The University of the South, M.B.A., The University of Mississippi

Janet Woodcock (2007) Visiting Instructor of English, B.A., M.A., Mississippi State University 

Krista Woods (2010) Assistant Professor of Health and Kinesiology, A.A., Bevill State Community College, B.A., The University of Alabama-Birmingham, M.A., Ph.D., The University of Alabama-Tuscaloosa

Cathy S. Young (2003) Assistant Professor in Library Services and Coordinator of Information Literacy Programs/Reference Services, B.S., Mississippi State University; M.L.S., University of Alabama 

Li Zeng (2012) Instructor of Graphic Design, B.A., China Central Academy of Fine Arts-Beijing, M.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Child and Parent Development Center

Susan L. Kling (1975) Director, B.S. Mississippi University for Women
Rebecca Morton (2010) Care Teacher, B.S., Mississippi University for Women, M.S., Mississippi State University
Tonya Stanford (2007) Lead Teacher , B.S., Mississippi University for Women
Chandra Steele (2002) Teacher, B.S., Mississippi University for Women

Emeriti Administration

Claudia A. Limbert (2002-2010) President Emerita, B.A., Bethel College, M.A., Ph.D., Boston University

Clyda S. Rent
(1989-2001) President Emerita , A.B., M.S., Ph.D. Florida State University

Hal E. Jenkins, II (1999) Dean Emeriti of College of Education & Human Sciences and Professor of Education, B.S.E., Delta State University; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Mississippi State University

Emeriti Faculty

Jessica Lynn Alexander (1975-2008) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; M.S.N., University of Mississippi

Lourie S. Allen (1962-1980) Associate Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Suzanne Meriweather Bean (1989-2008) Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., Delta State University; M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

Suzanne L. Bennett (1981-2007) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.A., Harding University; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Laverne Bray (1966-1976) Assistant Professor Emerita of Business, B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.B.Ed., University of Mississippi 

Dorothy Burdeshaw (1973-1994) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, A.B., Judson College; M.S., Louisiana State University; Ed.D., University of Texas

Sue S. Coates (1991-2005) Professor Emerita of Interior Design, Washington University, M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Missouri 

Mary Cone (1966-1986) Associate Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., University of Mississippi 

Linda S. Cox (1987-2007) Professor Emerita of Nursing, BSN Program, B.S.N., Florida State University; M.S.N., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Mississippi 

Mary Patricia Curtis (1979-2003) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Marquette University; M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

Hubert James Davidson, Jr. (1975-2007) Professor Emeritus of Paralegal Studies, B.A., J.D., University of Mississippi 

Elizabeth Dice (1945-1982) Professor Emerita of Art , B.Des., M.Des., University of Mississippi

Carl J. Doumit (1973-2004) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.S., University of Southwestern Louisiana; M.A.T., M.S., Ph.D., Tulane University 

Lawrence L. Feeney (1968) Professor Emeritus of Art, B.A., St. Ambrose College; M.A., M.F.A., University of Iowa 

Jon R. Fortman (1968-2004) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.S., University of Florida; M.Ed., Louisiana State University; M.A., Southern Methodist University; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

David H. Frank (1965-2001) Professor Emeritus of Art, B.S., University of Minnesota; M.F.A., Tulane University 

Barbara Ann Garrett (1967-1991) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

Robert I. Gilbert (1954-1967; 1968-1980) Professor Emeritus of Sociology, B.A., M.A., University of Florida; Ph.D., Florida State University 

Evelyn V. Gillis (1962-1984) Assistant Professor Emerita of Business, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.Ed., Mississippi State University

Theo J. Gordon (1973-1999) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S., M.S., Rutgers University 

Ocie Higgins (1946-1975) Associate Professor Emerita of Music , B.A., Butler University; M.M., Indiana University

Jane Hinton (1974-2005) Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University 

Ginger Y. Hitt (1966-1968; 1971-1997) Professor Emerita of English, B.A., Blue Mountain College; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

Ralph E. Hitt (1964-1988) Professor Emeritus of English, B.S., Middle Tennessee State University; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University 

Jane C. Hodges (1971-1996) Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., University of Mississippi 

Charlie M. Holcomb (1959-1991) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.A., William Carey College; B.S., M.Ed., Mississippi State University; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ph.D., Florida State University 

Nora L. Howell (1962-2001) Assistant Professor Emerita of Biological Sciences, B.A., Brooklyn College; M.A., Duke University 

Sarah Howell (1978-2011) Assistant Professor, Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., Mississippi University for Women, M.S.N., University of Mississippi

James W. Hunt (1963-1989) Professor Emeritus of Education, B.S., Mississippi College; M.Ed., Ed.D., University of Mississippi 

Joyce M. Hunt (1976-2001) Professor Emerita of Business, B.S., M.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

R. Bruce Lacey (1973-2003) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, A.B., Albion College; M.S., Ph.D., Michigan State University 

Bonnie E. Lockard (1977-2000) Professor Emerita of Nursing, B.S.N., M.S.N., University of Alabama; Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

L. W. Marsalis (1958-1978) Professor Emeritus of Psychology, B.S., M.A., Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

Sula Johnson Marsalis (1958-1978) Professor Emerita of Chemistry, B.S., University of Southern Mississippi; M.S., University of Mississippi; Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi 

Patricia H. Matthes (1980-2004) Professor Emerita of Library Services, B.A., Mississippi University for Women; M.L.S., University of Alabama 

Margaret E. McClintock (1996) Professor Emerita of Management Information Systems, B.S., San Diego State University; M.B.A., Ph.D., Ohio University

Betty Joyce Metheny (1992-2005) Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing, A.D.N., San Antonio Junior College; B.S.N., M.S.N., Mississippi University for Women 

Martha Jo Mims (1970-2000) Professor Emerita of Human Sciences, B.S., M.S., Ed.S., Mississippi University for Women; Ph.D., Florida State University 

Mary Alyce Mize (1973-1998) Professor Emerita of Education, B.A., Birmingham Southern College; M.A., Ed.D., University of Alabama 

Mildred W. Moore (1969-1996) Professor Emerita of English, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of Alabama 

Thomas Dennis Nawrocki (1970) Professor of Art, B.F.A., M.A., M.F.A., University of Wisconsin 

Carol Ottinger (1965-1990) Professor Emerita of Mathematics, B.S.Ed., Arkansas College; M.S., Ed.D., Oklahoma State University 

William S. Parker (1974-2007) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.A., Wabash College; M.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Utah 

M. Judy Pate (1973-1998) Assistant Professor Emerita of Mathematics, B.A., Harding College, M.Ed., M.C.S., Mississippi State University; Ed.S., Mississippi University for Women 

David L. Payne (1967-1968; 1969-1992) Professor Emeritus of Library Services, B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; M.L.S., University of Alabama; Ed.D., University of Southern Mississippi

Stephen R. Pieschel (1967-1992) Assistant Professor Emeritus of English, B.A., St. Louis University; M.A., University of Mississippi 

Billy Dean Pounds (1959-1997) Professor Emeritus of Paralegal Studies, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

R. Glenn Rhyne, Jr. (2001) Professor of Economics, B.S. Western Carolina University; M.A., Appalachian State University; D.B.A. Mississippi State University

Alma J. Roberts (1966-1981) Assistant Professor Emerita of Business, B.S., Livingston University; M.E., University of Texas, Austin 

Charles M. Rueff (1967-1992) Professor Emeritus of Education, B.A., Millsaps College; M.Ed., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Sarah P. Sanders (1971-1995) Professor Emerita of Home Economics, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Florida State University 

Harry L. Sherman (1961-1992) Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, B.S., Jacksonville State College; M.S., University of Tennessee; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University

O. Wendell Smith (1978-1999) Professor Emeritus of Business, B.S., Jacksonville State University; M.B.A., The George Washington University; Ph.D., University of Alabama

Ellie Mae Sowder (1959-1978) Professor Emerita of Anthropology, B.A., University of Chattanooga; M.A., Duke University; Ph.D., George Peabody College for Teachers

Jo Edna Spearman (1974-2005) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., North Texas State University; M.A., University of Northern Colorado; Ph.D., Texas Woman’s University 

Carole Ann Stewart (1972-2001) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Murray State University; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., University of Mississippi 

Rebecca S. Stockwell (1964-1992) Professor Emerita of History, B.A., LaGrange College; M.A., Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Eugenia Summer (1949-1985) Professor Emerita of Art, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; A.M., Teachers College, Columbia University 

Marilyn R. Swingle (1967-1992) Professor Emerita of Music, B.M., M.M., Ph.D., Florida State University 

Joan T. Thomas (1961-1987) Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.A., Ed.D., Mississippi State University 

Martha Fulton Wells (1964-1996) Emma Ody Pohl Professor Emerita of Health and Kinesiology, B.S., University of Montevallo; M.S., University of Alabama; Ph.D., Florida State University 

Cyril John Wierengo (1967-1993) Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, B.A., M.S., University of Southern Mississippi; Ph.D., Mississippi State University 

Shaochen Yang (1988) Professor of Mathematics, B.S., National Chengchi University (Taiwan); M.S., Marquette University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Maude D. Yow (1969-1985) Professor Emerita of Education, B.S., Mississippi University for Women; M.Ed., Ed.S., Ed.D., Mississippi State University