Academic Catalog

2018-2019 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

Emeritus Faculty

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Phillip C. Stone, President, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; J.D., University of Virginia; Bridgewater College, 1994–2010

Arthur C. Hessler, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College, Emeritus; B.S., University of Wisconsin; M.S., Eastern Michigan University; Ph.D., University of Vermont; Bridgewater College, 1998–2007

Dale V. Ulrich, Provost, Dean and Professor of Physics, Emeritus; B.A., University of LaVerne; M.S., University of Oregon; Ph.D., University of Virginia; Bridgewater College, 1958–1961, 1964–1999

Gary Adams, Professor of Music, Emeritus; B.M., M.M., Baylor University; Ph.D., University of North Texas; Bridgewater College, 1982–2012

John G. Barr, Professor of Organ and Piano, Emeritus; B.S., Manchester College; S.M.M., S.M.D., Union Theological Seminary; Bridgewater College, 1968–2003

Paul J. Bender, Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus; B.S., Albright College; M.S., Ph.D., Ohio University; Bridgewater College, 1976–2016

Emmert F. Bittinger, Professor of Sociology, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.A., University of Maryland; B.D., Bethany Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Maryland; Bridgewater College, 1963–1988

Barbara P. Black, Professor of Foreign Languages, Emerita; B.A., Mary Washington College; M.A., Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., Tulane University; Bridgewater College, 1983–2012

Daniel W. Bly, Assistant Professor of History, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.A., Temple University; Bridgewater College, 1965–1967, 1969–2003

Richard L. Bowman, Professor of Physics, A. Leroy and Wanda H. Baker Chair of Science, Emeritus; B.S., Eastern Mennonite College; M.A., Kent State University; Ph.D., Oregon State University; Bridgewater College, 1986–2012

David E. Coffman, Professor of Education, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.A., Appalachian State University; Ed.D., Virginia Polytech nic Institute and State University; Bridgewater College, 1991–2012

Charles J. Churchman, Professor of English, Emeritus; B.A., M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Tennessee; Bridgewater College, 1967–1994

Jon L. Dellett, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus; A.B., Fort Hays Kansas State College; M.A.L.S., Wesleyan University; M.S., New Mexico State University; Bridgewater College, 1972–2004

James W. Eaton, Professor of Economics and Business Administration, Emeritus; B.S., M.B.A., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia; Bridgewater College, 1985–2012

Catherine L. Elick, Professor of English, William Thomas Chair of Humane Letters, Emerita; B.A., M.A., James Madison University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University; Bridgewater College, 1988–2017

Arthur J. Gumenik, Carman G. Blough Associate Professor of Accounting, Emeritus; B.A., Queens College of the City University of New York; M.A., M.S., University of Virginia; Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University; Bridgewater College, 1990–2014

Mary Frances Heishman, Professor of Health and Human Sciences, Emerita; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.A., James Madison University; Ed.D., University of Virginia; Bridgewater College, 1970–2016

Michael S. Hensley, Harry G. M. Jopson Professor of Biology, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.S., James Madison University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee; Bridgewater College, 1986–

Michael Hill, Harry G. M. Jopson Professor of Biology, Emeritus; B.S., Alabama College; M.S., Tennessee Technological University; Ph.D., University of New Hampshire; Bridgewater College, 1972–2007

Lanny W. Holsinger, Professor of Education, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.S., James Madison University; C.A.G.S., Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Bridge water College, 1987–2004

Jesse E. Hopkins Jr., Edwin L. Turner Distinguished Professor of Music, Emeritus; B.S., Bridgewater College; M.M.E., James Madison University; Ed.D., Mus., University of Illinois; Bridgewater College, 1977–2012

Manown Kisor Jr., Associate Professor of Business Administration, Emeritus; B.A., Trinity College; M.B.A., New York University; Graduate Study, Northwestern University; Bridgewater College, 1989–2005

Ralph C. MacPhail Jr., Professor of Communication Studies, Theatre, and English, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.F.A., Virginia Commonwealth University; Bridgewater College, 1972–2005

Laura Susan Mapp, Associate Professor of Physical Education, Emerita; B.S., University of Richmond; M.S., University of Tennessee; Bridgewater College, 1961–1998

David K. McQuilkin, Professor of History and Political Science, Emeritus; B.A., Muskingum College; M.S.(L.S.), Case Western Reserve University; M.A., Ph.D., Kent State University; Bridgewater College, 1985–2009

Lowell A. Miller, Business Manager and Treasurer, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; Bridgewater College, 1958–1983

Julia I. Morton, Associate Professor of World Languages and Cultures, Emerita; B.A., San Diego State University; M.A., Ph.D., Georgetown University; Bridgewater College, 2003–2016

Lamar B. Neal, Associate Professor of Political Science and History, Emeritus; B.S., M.S., Mississippi State University; J.D., LL.M., University of Mississippi; Bridgewater College, 1971–1998

Dean Royce Neher, Professor of Computer Science and Physics, Emeritus; B.S., McPherson College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Kansas; Bridgewater College, 1961–1994

Philip F. O’Mara, Associate Professor of English, Emeritus; B.A., St. John’s University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame; Bridgewater College, 1989–2008

Susan L. Piepke, Professor of Foreign Languages, Emerita; B.A., State University of New York; M.A., University of Rochester; M.A., D.M.L., Middlebury College; Bridgewater College, 1988–2012

Raymond J. Schneider, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus; B.S., St. Joseph’s College; M.S., Pennsylvania State University; Ph.D., George Mason University; Bridgewater College, 2002–2012

John S. Spencer, Assistant Professor of Health and Exercise Science, Emeritus; B.A., B.S., Shepherd College; M.A., Appalachian State University; Bridgewater College, 1967–2003

Nancy W. St. John, Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences, Emerita; B.S., Southeast Missouri State University; M.S., Ph.D., Florida State University; Bridgewater College, 1988–2012

Grace F. Steinberg, Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences, Emerita; B.S., William Woods College, M.S., University of Missouri at Columbia; Bridgewater College, 1981–2008

Sarah E. Swank, Professor of Biology, Emerita; B.S., James Madison University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Southern California; Bridgewater College, 1981–2007

Gary L. Tyeryar, Professor of English, Emeritus; B.A., Western Maryland College; M.A., Rice University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; Bridgewater College, 1968–2002

Fred F. Wampler, Professor of Education, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.A., George Washington University; Ed.D., University of Maryland; Bridgewater College, 1957–1988

W. Steve Watson Jr., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, Lawrance S. and Carmen C. Miller Chair of Ethics, Emeritus; B.A., Furman University; M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Seminary; Graduate Study, Emory University; Bridgewater College, 1970–2013

John E. White, Associate Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Bridgewater College, 1960–1963, 1965–2000

Carlyle Whitelow, Associate Professor of Physical Education, Emeritus; B.A., Bridgewater College; M.Ed., University of Virginia; Bridgewater College, 1969–1997

Leroy G. Williams, Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus; B.S., Heidelberg College, M.S., U.S. Naval Postgraduate School; Ph.D., George Mason University; Bridgewater College, 1995–2014

Donald R. Witters, Professor of Psychology, Emeritus; B.A., Elizabethtown College; B.D., Bethany Theological Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., Arizona State University; Bridgewater College, 1968–2006