Administrative Officers

Marvin Henberg
B.A. (Summa Cum Laude), Washington and Lee University; M.A. (Honours), Oxford University (Magdalen College); Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Brian Bava
Dean of Enrollment
B.A., The American University; M.Ed., University of Idaho
Paul Bennion
Vice President for Student Affairs
Dean of Students
B.A., Williamette University; M.Ed., Boston University; Ph.D. Candidate (expected completion Spring/Summer 2011), University of Idaho
Petra Carver
Vice President for Finance and Administration
B.A., Fachhochschule Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany; M.B.A., Saint Martin's University
Marty Holly
Athletic Director
B.S., Pepperdine University; M.S., Idaho State University
Mark Smith
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dean of Faculty
B.A., Westmont College; M. Div., Denver Seminary; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Vandervelden
Vice President for Advancement
B.A., Carlton College;  M.A. English, M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, Northwest University; M.B.A., Yale University


Janice Adams
1990, Professor of Psychology
B.S., Georgia State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia.
Lynette Allen
2006, Director of Learning Support and Disability Services
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College; M.Ed., College of Idaho
Elizabeth Angresano
2000, Instructor in Modern Foreign Languages
B.A., Hollins University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
James Angresano
1995, Professor of Economics; B.S., Lehigh University
M.B.A., New York University; Ph.D., University of Tennessee.
Ellen Batt
1983, Professor of Modern Foreign Languages and Education
B.A., University of Idaho; M.A., Ed.D., Boise State University.
Howard D. Berger
1982, Professor of History
B.A., George Washington University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington. Holder of John P. Weyerhaeuser Chair of American History.
Donald Burwell
1987, Professor of Secondary Education
B.A., University of Idaho
M.A., Boise State University
Ph.D., University of Idaho.
Dennis D. Cartwright
2006, Professor of Education/Director of Education Programs
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College
MNS, Ph.D. University of Idaho.
Garth Claassen
1994, Professor of Art
B.A.F.A., H.D.E., University of Natal, South Africa
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.
Denny Clark
1989, Professor of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Aurora University
M. Div., Th.M., Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago
Ph.D., Iliff School of Theology &
University of Denver.
Patti Copple
1995, 1997, Visiting Assistant Professor, Education
B.A., M.A.T., Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.
Robin Cruz
1999, Professor of Mathematics, B.S., M.S., University of Idaho
Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Carolyn Dadabay
2004, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.A., Kalamazoo College
Ph.D., Washington University.
Richard Luke Daniels
2009, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.S., Seattle Pacific University
Ph.D., University of Southern California.
Lynda Danielson
1995, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., The College of Idaho
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Robert A. Dayley
2000, Professor of Political Economy
B.A., Weber State University
M.A., University of Oregon
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University.
Lisa Derry
1993, Professor of Music
B.M., M.M., University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Ph.D., Indiana University.
Kathryn Devine
2009, Assistant Professor of Physics
B.A., Carleton College
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Michael Dilley
1999, Instructor in Physical Education, Intramural Coordinator
A.A., North Idaho College, B.S., M.Ed., McNeese State University
Auburn University.
Megan Dixon
2008, Adjunct Instructor in English and Geology
B.A., Rice University
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Ph.D., University of Oregon.
James Dull
1998, Professor of Physics
B.S., University of New Mexico
M.S., Washington State University
Ph.D., Indiana University.
Michael Erickson
1988, Professor of Business
B.A., Whitman College
M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis.
James R. Fennell
1985, Associate Professor of Physical Education
B.S., Pepperdine University
M.Ed., University of Arizona.
Stephen Fisher
1990, Professor of Art
B.A., Bowdoin College
M.F.A., University of Texas at San Antonio.
Dora Gallegos
1997, Director, Center for Experiential Learning, Instructor in Geology
B.S., Boise State University
M.S., Boise State University and Idaho State University.
Joe Golden
1996, Professor, Theater
B.F.A., Lindenwood College
M.F.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Luis Gomez
2003, Instructor of Modern Foreign Languages. B.S., National University of Colombia
M.S. Attourney in Law and Politics and Administrative Sciences, Libre University of Colombia Law School.
Joanna Guild
2008, Instructor of Mathematics.
B.A., Kenyon College; M.S., Boise State University
Mark Gunderson
2007, Assistant Professor of Biology
B.A., St. Olaf College
Ph.D., University of Florida.
Michael Hartwell
1997, Associate Professor, Theater
B.A., Boise State University
M.F.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Jill Haunold
B.S., Boise State University
MA, Boise State University
Ed.D. Boise State University
Sara Heggland
2001, Professor of Biology
B.S., University of Minnesota
Ph.D., Kent State University.
Merideth Humphries
2008, Instructor in Biology
B.S., Oregon State University
M.S., University of California, Davis
Ph.D., University of Queensland.
Kerry Hunter
1988, Professor of Political Economy
B.A., Utah State University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington.
Maimuna Dali Islam
2001, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Ohio Wesleyan University
M.A., University of Colorado at Boulder
Ph.D., University of Denver.
Angie Ivie
2004, Instructor in Kinesology
B.S., Idaho State University
M.P.E., Idaho State University.
Victoria Jaurena
2003, Instructor in Modern Foreign Languages
B.A., M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies
David Johnson
1992, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music
B.M., M.M., Indiana University. Associate Principal Viola of the Boise Philharmonic.
Dori Johnson
2005, Instructor in History
B.A., The College of Idaho; M.A., Northwestern University
Rochelle Johnson
1999, Associate Professor of English and Environmental Studies
B.A., Bates College
M.A., Claremont Graduate School
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.
Kelsey Keyes
2010, Instructor and Assistant Librarian
B.A., Knox College; M.A., M.S., University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Mee-Ae Kim
2001, Associate Professor of History
B.A., San Jose State University
M.A. University of Notre Dame
M.A., Ph.D. Washington State University.
Scott Knickerbocker
2007, Assistant Professor of English and Environmental Studies
B.A., Principia College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Ann Koga
1996, Instructor in Biology
B.S., Willamette University
Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
Jasper LiCalzi
1993, Professor of Political Economy
B.B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Temple University.
Mary Lou Limbago
Adjunct Instructor in Modern Foreign Languages
B.A., College of Idaho
M.Ed., College of Idaho
M.A. Boise State University
Wallace Lonergan
1987, Professor of Business Management
B.A., College of Idaho
M.B.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago. Holder of Everett L. Doty Chair of Business and Economics.
Robin Lorentzen
1991, Professor of Sociology
B.A., M.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., Loyola University of Chicago.
Mark Lotspeich
1991, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., University of Idaho.
Donald Mansfield
1989, Professor of Biology
B.A., Colorado College
M.S., University of British Columbia
D.A., Idaho State University.
Steven S. Maughan
1992, Professor of History
B.A., The College of Idaho
A.M., Ph.D., Harvard University.
Kirsten Mast
2002, Visiting Assistant Professor of Business
B.A., Idaho State University
J.D. The University of Texas at Austin School of Law.
Kristina Mazurak
1993, Director, Institutional Research, Associate Professor of Business
B.A., College of Idaho
M.S., University of Oregon.
Marilyn Martin Melchiorre
2010, Assistant Professor of Business
B.S., University of Missouri, M.B.A., Missouri State University; Ed.D., University of Missouri
Don Miller
1975, Visiting Assistant Professor
B.S., College of Idaho
Certified Public Accountant.
Meredith E. Minear
2008, Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Alan Minskoff
2004, Instructor in English
B.A., Lehigh University.
Paul Moulton
2007, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Brigham Young University
M.M., Ph.D. Florida State University.
Gib Nelson
2008, Instructor in Chemistry
B.S., Boise State University
M.Div., Abilene Christian University
M.S., Abilene Christian University
J.D., University of Idaho.
Diane Raptosh
1990, Professor of English
B.A., College of Idaho
M.F.A., University of Michigan. Holder of the Eyk-Berringer Endowed Chair in English.
John Rember
1989, Professor of English and Writer-at-Large
B.A., Harvard University
M.F.A., University of Montana.
Philip C. Rogers
1997, Associate Dean of Student Life / Campus Minister
B.A., Westmont College
M.Div., Fuller Theological Seminary
D.Min., Catholic Theological Union.
Sean Rogers
2008, Instructor in Music
B.A. The College of Idaho.
Marianne Saunders
1993, Associate Professor of Music
A.A., Edmonds Community College
B.A. and Teacher Certification, Central Washington University
M.M., D.M.A., Eastman School of Music.
Susan Schaper
2001, Associate Professor of English
B.A., Luther College
M.A., Washington State University
Ph.D., Indiana University.
Christine Schutz
2000, Associate Professor, Library Director
B.S., M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
Katharine Seibold
1994, Professor of Anthropology
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University.
Mack Sermon
1997, Director of Debate, Instructor of Speech
B.S., Boise State University
D.D., Universal Life Church.
Timothy Shearon
1990, Professor of Psychology
B.A., Mercer University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Byron Shock
2009, Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics
B.S., The College of Idaho; Ph.D., Boston University
Mark Smith
1989, Professor of History
B.A., Westmont College
M. Div., Denver Seminary
M.A., Ph.D., University of California at Santa Barbara.
Sam Smith
1991, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music, Associate Principal Viola of the Boise Philharmonic.
Jeff Snyder-Reinke
2006, Assistant Professor of History
B.A., Northern Michigan University
M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan.
Eric V. Spencer
1994, Professor of English
B.A., Whitman College
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley.
John Thuerer
1985, Professor of Psychology
B.S., Michigan State University
M.S., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.
John Thurston
2007, Assistant Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Centenary College of Louisiana
Ph.D., Rice University.
Geoffrey Trabichoff
1997, Langroise Fellow and Lecturer in Music
L.G.S.M., A.G.S.M., Licentiate in Violin Performance from Guildhall School of Music, London, England
Concertmaster of the Boise Philharmonic.
Scott Truksa
1993, Professor of Chemistry
B.S., College of Idaho
Ph.D. Oregon State University.
Mari Jo Tynon
1990, Professor of Music
B.M., University of Denver
M.M., Colorado State University
D.M., Indiana University.
Serge P. von Duvillard
Director of Applied Physiology Laboratory
B.S., M.S., SUNY College at Cortland
Ph.D., University of North Texas
Elizabeth Wakeman
1992, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion
A.B., Lenoir-Rhyne College
M.A., Ph.D., Purdue University.
Chris A. Walser
2000, Associate Professor of Biology
B.S., Emory University
M.S., Auburn University
Ph.D., Tulane University.
Debra Yates
2003, Assistant Professor of Education
B.S., Indiana State University
M.A., Ball State University
ED.D., Boise State University.
Eric Yensen
1981, Professor of Biology
B.S., College of Idaho
M.A., Oregon State University
Ph.D., University of Arizona.

Emeritus Faculty and Staff

Edward R. Allen
1956-1973, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.C.S., M.A., Drake University
Certified Public Accountant.
Norma D. Allen
1956-1976, Secretary Emeritus to the President.
Ralph C. Applebee
1969-2000, Professor of Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science
B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Louie C. Attebery
1961-1999, Professor of English
B.A., College of Idaho
M.A., University of Montana
Ph.D., University of Denver.
W. Lamar Bollinger
1947-1982, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration and Economics
B.S., McPherson College
M.A., University of Washington.
Margaret Boone
1949-1969, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., College of Idaho
B.A., Columbia University
Litt.D., College of Idaho.
Robert D. Bratz
1953-1984, Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S., Sam Houston State College
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Walter A. Cerveny
1952-1987, Professor Emeritus of Music
B.A., Western Reserve University
B.M., M.M., Yale University.
William H. Chalker
1960-1987, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Maryville College
B.S., McCormick Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Duke University.
Orville G. Cope
1970-1999, Professor of Political Science
B.A., Whittier College
M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School.
Dale I. Corning
1970, Associate Professor, Librarian
B.A., College of Idaho
M.S., Louisiana State University.
Fern Nolte Davidson
1953, Assistant Professor of Music
B.A., Fletcher College
D. Mus., College of Idaho.
Doris J. Delurme
1956-1974, Registrar Emeritus
B.S., M.S., University of Oregon.
June R. Domeck
1956-1974, Secretary Emeritus to the Executive Assistant to the President.
Richard G. Elliott
1958-1986, Librarian Emeritus with the rank of Professor
B.S., State Teachers College, Clarion, Pennsylvania
M.S., Syracuse University.
Wilma Garland
1943-1971, Executive Housekeeper Emeritus.
Peggy W. Gledhill
1965-1986, Professor Emeritus of English
B.A., University of Washington
M.A., The College of Idaho
M.A., D.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon.
Ruth Grob
1960-1982, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religion
B.D., Princeton Theological Seminary
Matura, Tochterschule, Zurick
Ph.D., University of Zurich.
Boyd H. Henry
1957-1991, Professor of Mathematics and Physics
B.S., Morningside College
M.S., State University of Iowa.
Mary Higdem
1982, Lecturer in Geology
B.S., University of North Dakota
M.S., Oregon State University.
Roger Higdem
1959-1999, Professor of Mathematics
B.S., M.S., University of North Dakota
Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Tim Hogue
1973-1977, 1985, 1998-2000, Visiting Professor Emeritus of Business
B.A. College of Idaho
M.B.A. Boise State University.
William L. Kolb
1989-2000, Associate Professor Emeritus of Business
B.S. University of Nebraska
M.B.A. Michigan State University
Ph.D. Southern Illinois University
Shirley Kroeger
1947-1974, Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.A., M.S., University of Oregon.
Leona Manke
1986-2003, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A. University of Oregon
M.A., Ph.D. Claremont Graduate School.
Terry Mazurak
1982-2010, Professor of Philosophy and Religion
B.A., Carleton College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington. Holder of Bernie McCain Chair for the Humanities.
Alfred M. McGlinsky
1978-1994, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., M.A.T., Miami University, Ohio
Ed.D., University of North Dakota.
Gayle Morley
1979-2000, Professor of Physics
B.S., Brigham Young University
M.E., University of Idaho
M.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Iowa State University.
Terry M. Nagel
1980, Professor of Chemistry
B.S., Macalester College
Ph.D., University of Minnesota.
Tim Otter
1993-2008, Professor of Biology
Sc.B., Brown University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina. Buchanan Chair in Biology.
Patricia L. Packard
1959-1989, Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A., College of Idaho
M.S., Oregon State University
Ph.D., Washington State University. Stanford-Smith Chair of Biology.
Donna Parsons
1970-1988, Director of Regional Studies Center
B.A., Northwest Nazarene College
M.Ed. Harvard University.
David Perkins
1980-2010, Professor of Business
B.S., M.B.A., Murray State University
Certified Public Accountant.
Robert Max Peter
1953-1985, Professor Emeritus of Art
B.Des, University of Michigan
M.F.A., California College of Arts and Crafts.
Sherilyn Robison
1977-91, 1993-2003, Professor of Biology
B.S., Stanford University
M.S., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Idaho State University.
Edward Sawyer
1964-1979, Professor Emeritus of Business Administration
B.A., United States Military Academy
M.B.A., Harvard University.
Ralph M. Sayre
1956-1982, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Grinnell College
M.A., Ph.D., Columbia University. John P. Weyerhauser Chair of History.
Bruce Schatz
1966-2001, Professor of Chemistry
B.S., University of Puget Sound
PH.D. Oregon State University.
Erwin Schwiebert
1941-1980, Consultant Emeritus in Development
B.S., LL.D., College of Idaho.
John F. Sollers
1955-1969, Professor Emeritus of English and Drama
B.A., M.A., Carnegie Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Stanford University.
Franklin C. Specht
1958-1989, Professor Emeritus of History
B.A., Valparaiso University
M.A., Indiana University.
Terry Stone
1979-86, 1987-2007, Professor of Music
B.Mus.Ed., University of Idaho
DMA., University of Oregon.
Gary L. Strine
1967-74, 1975-1997, Professor of Mathematics and Physics
B.A., University of Iowa
M.S., University of Denver
Ph.D., University of Idaho.
William E. Sype
1979-2007, Professor of Biology
B.A. Illinois Wesleyan University
M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University.
Leslie R. Tanner
1979-1996, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.A., Westminster College
M.A., University of Utah
Ph.D., University of Georgia.
Ward Tucker
1955-1979, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.A., Southern Idaho College
M.A., The College of Idaho
Ed.D., Washington State University.
Richard D. Van Pelt
1959-1984, Professor Emeritus of Education
B.S., York College
M.A., Ed.D., University of Nebraska.
William E. Wallace
1955-1991, Registrar, and Professor of Modern Languages
B.A., M.A., University of Oregon.
Lynn Webster
1985-2010, Professor of Art
B.F.A., School of the Art Institute, Chicago
M.F.A., Northwestern University.


Marvin Henberg
Marvin Henberg
Robert Hoover
Robert Hoover
Kevin Learned
Kevin Learned
Robert L. Hendren, Jr.
Robert Hendren
Arthur H. DeRosier, Jr.
Arthur DeRosier
William C. Cassell
William Cassell
Warren Barr Knox
Warren Knox
Tom E. Shearer
Tom Shearer
Paul Marsh Pitman
Paul Pitman
William Webster Hall, Jr.
William Hall
Raymond Hotchkiss Leach
Raymond Leach
William Judson Boone
William Boone

Acting Presidents

Orma J. Smith
Orma J. Smith
1936-1937, 1938-1939
Ledru A. Williams
Ledru A. Williams
Margaret Boone
Margaret Boone
Robert E. Smylie
Robert E. Smylie