Emeritus Faculty and Administrators

Oakton Community College is proud to award emeritus status to retired members of the administration and full-time faculty who were employed at Oakton for 15 or more years.

BONNIE A. AGNEW
Professor Emerita of Student Development
B.S. Missouri Valley College
M.Ed. University of Illinois
Advanced Certificate, University of Illinois

KATHLEEN AHERN-GRAY
Professor Emerita of Basic Nurse Assistant Training
B.A. Mundelein College
M.S.N. Rush University College of Nursing

DEBORAH L. ALBANO
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. University of Arizona

MARILYN APPELSON
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Brooklyn College
M.A. College of New Jersey

BRIDGET I. ARCHER
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems,
and Computer Networking and Systems

B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago

MAURICE ARCHER
Administrator Emeritus
B.S. Brooklyn College
M.B.A. New York Institute of Technology

GREGORY R. BALDAUF
Professor Emeritus of Student Development and Psychology
B.S. Northwestern University
M.Ed. Loyola University
Ph.D. Loyola University

JELENA BANKOVIC
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. University of Belgrade
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago 
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

ANN MARIE BARRY
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Eastern Illinois University
M.S. Eastern Illinois University

CARL BAUER
Professor Emeritus of Economics
B.A. Norwich University
M.A. University of California-Berkeley

DENIS R. BERKSON
Professor Emeritus of Speech and Communications
B.S. University of Wisconsin
M.A. Pennsylvania State University

TRUDY H. BERS
Administrator and Professor of Political Science, Emerita
A.B. University of Illinois
A.M. Columbia University
M.B.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. University of Illinois

HELENE F. BLOCK-FIELDS
Professor Emerita of Early Child Education
B.Ed. Chicago State University
M.Ed. Loyola University

LORENZ G. BOEHM
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A. Heidelberg College
M.A. Indiana University

PAUL BOISVERT
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S. University of Michigan
M.S. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

SPENCER R. BOWERS
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S. University of Wisconsin
D.A. University of Illinois

JOYCE BREMER
Professor Emerita of Economics
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Northern Illinois University

ANNA MARIE L. BRUMMETT
Professor Emerita of Office Systems Technology
B.S. DePaul University
M.Ed. DePaul University
Ed.D. Nova University
C.P.S. Professional Secretaries International

ROBERT R. BURTON
Professor Emeritus of Television Services
B.A. Cornell College
M.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University

PATRICK V. CASALI
Professor Emeritus of Modern Languages and Humanities
B.S. Loyola University
M.A. Loyola University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

HOLLIS L. CHALEM-BROWN
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
A.A. Kendall College
B.S. DePaul University
M.Ed. DePaul University
Ed.D. Nova University

JOAN M. CICHON
Professor Emerita of Library Services
B.A. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
M.A.L.S. Northern Illinois University

SUSAN CISCO
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Marketing and Business
B.A. Dominican University
M.B.A. Dominican University
M.S.I.M.C. Roosevelt University

CARL F. COSTANZA
Administrator Emeritus
B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
M.Ed. University of Illinois at Chicago

ANNA CUOMO-PAUL
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

B. DIANE DAVIS 
Professor Emerita of Psychology
B.S.Ed. University of Cincinnati
M.S. Northern Illinois University
Ed.D. Northern Illinois University

CAROL A. DAVIS
Professor Emerita of Student Development
B.S. Michigan State University
M.Ed. University of Arizona
Ed.D. Nova University

CYNTHIA L. DEBERG
Professor Emerita of Health Information Technology
B.A. Wartburg College
B.S. Viterbo University
M.A. Central Michigan University

MARY DENOTTO
Professor Emerita of Physical Therapist Assistant
B.S. University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School
M.S. Finch University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School
D.P.T. Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School

GARY A. DETERS
Professor Emeritus of Law Enforcement
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. Roosevelt University

DAN J. DETLOFF
Professor Emeritus of Music
B.M.E. North Park University
M.M. Northwestern University

PHYLLIS DEUTSCH
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Roosevelt University
M.A.T. Northeastern Illinois University

ROSARIO P. DIPRIZIO
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S. Illinois Benedictine College
M.S. Northeastern Illinois University

MAUREEN E. DOUGLAS
Professor Emerita of English
B.S. Ohio University
M.A. Northwestern University

PAMELA D. DRELL
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. University of New Mexico
M.S.Ed. National College of Education

ANDREA JILL DYBUS
Professor Emerita of Marketing and Business
A.A.S. Oakton Community College
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Stout
M.G.S. Roosevelt University
M.B.A. Roosevelt University

MARY ANN ELLERMAN
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S. St. Xavier University
M.S.N. St. Xavier University

BETSY ELSAESSER
Professor Emerita of Physical Therapist Assistant
Certificate in Physical Therapy, Northwestern University
Certificate in Adult Education, National Louis University
B.A. Oberlin College
M.S. DePaul University

THOMAS FIRAK
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

FRANK J. FONSINO
Professor Emeritus of History
B.A. Greenville College
B.S. Greenville College
M.S. Illinois State University
D.A. Illinois State University

ROBERT FRANK
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology
B.S. Illinois State University
M.S.W. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago

BEVERLY O. FRIEND
Professor Emerita of English
B.S. University of Wisconsin
M.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. Northwestern University

DAVID GELLER
Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing
A.S.E.E. DeVry Institute of Technology
B.S.T.M. DeVry University

HOLLACE GRAFF
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Philosophy
B.A. Michigan State University
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

PAUL S. GROSSO
Professor Emeritus of Accounting
B.S. Roosevelt University
M.S. Roosevelt University

PAMELA D. HEGG
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
B.M.E. Augustana College
M.M. Northwestern University

PETER S. HESSEMER
Professor Emeritus of Art/Humanities
B.F.A. Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University
M.F.A. University of Chicago

GEORGE A. HEYMAN
Professor Emeritus of Accounting and Economics
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A.S. University of Illinois
C.P.A. University of Illinois
M.B.A. DePaul University

DAVID E. HILQUIST
Administrator Emeritus
B.S. University of Illinois
C.P.A. University of Illinois

DINO E. HOUPIS
Associate Professor Emeritus of Electronics
A.A. Wright Jr. College
B.S.E.E. University of Illinois
M.S.E.E. Illinois Institute of Technology

CECELIA HUTCHCRAFT
Professor Emerita of Biology
B.S. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame

PATTI INTERRANTE
Professor Emerita of Speech and Theater
A.A. Oakton Community College
B.A. Loyola University of Chicago
M.F.A. Ohio University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

LESTER M. JACOBS, A.L.A.
Professor Emeritus of Architecture
B. Architecture Carnegie-Mellon University
M. Architecture Illinois Institute of Technology

LYNDA M. JERIT
Professor Emerita of English and History
B.A. University of Memphis
M.A. University of Memphis

BARBARA P. KEELEY
Professor Emerita of Library Services
B.A. Mundelein College
M.A. University of Wisconsin
M.A.L.S. Dominican University
C.S.S. Dominican University

DONNA KEENE
Administrator Emerita
B.A. University of California, San Diego
M.A. Webster University

SHEILA KERWIN
Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education
B.A. Mundelein College
M.Ed. Loyola University

GEORGE C. KLEIN
Professor Emeritus of Sociology/Anthropology
B.A. University of Illinois
A.M. University of Chicago
M.A. Northwestern University
M.A. University of Illinois
Ph.D. Union Graduate School

CAROLE I. KLEINBERG
Professor Emerita of Speach/Theater
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. University of Miami

DAVID KOENIG
Professor Emeritus of English
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. University of Chicago
Ph.D. New York University

JAMES A. KRAUSS
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.F.A. Temple University, Tyler School of Art
M.A. University of Wisconsin

BERNARD K. KRULE
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.S. Illinois Institute of Technology
M.S. Illinois Institute of Technology

SANDRA KUBALA
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. University of Pittsburgh
M.S.N. University of Pittsburgh

MARGARET B. LEE
President and Professor of English Emerita
A.B. Regis College
M.A. University of Chicago
Ph.D. University of Chicago

EUGENE DE V. LOCKWOOD
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
Litt B. Xavier University
M.A. College of the Jesuits (Shembaganur, India)
M.A. Pontifical Athenaeum (Poona, India)
M.Ed. Loyola University

BONNIE LUCAS
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Northwestern University
M.B.A. University of Chicago

ELAINE R. MACALISTER
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
B.A. State University of New York—Buffalo
M.A. Webster University

RODOLFO MAGLIO
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S.E.E. American Institute of Engineering and Technology
M.S. Northeastern Illinois University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Ph.D. Northwestern University

MICHAEL J. MALONEY
Professor Emeritus of Student Development and Psychology
B.A. Saint Mary of the Lake
M.Ed. Loyola University
Ph.D. Loyola University

SUSAN M. MALTESE
Professor Emerita of Library Services
A.B. University of Illinois
M.A. University of Illinois
M.S. University of Illinois

NANCY MARKIN
Professor Emerita of Registered Nursing
B.S.N. Loyola University
M.S.N. Boston University
M.S. National Louis University

ROXANN MARSHBURN
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Bradley University
M.B.A. Lake Forest Graduate School of Management

MARY PAT MARTIN
Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education
B.A. Albion College
M.Ed. Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. Western Michigan University

MICHAEL J. MATKOVICH
Professor Emeritus of Physics
B.S. DePaul University
M.S. Boston College
M.S. Northeastern Illinois University

JILL M. MAWHINNEY
Professor Emerita of Student Development
B.A. Michigan State University
M.S.W. University of Illinois
M.A. Roosevelt University

JUDITH E. MAYZEL
Professor Emerita of Library Services
B.A. Roosevelt University
M.A.L.S. Dominican University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

RALPH GORDON McCLARREN
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.S. U.S. Naval Academy
M.S. University of Illinoi

MARILEE McGOWAN
Professor Emerita of English
B.S. Loyola University
M.Ed. National College of Education
M.A. Roosevelt University

JOHN J. MICHAELS
Professor Emeritus of Biology and Real Estate
B.A. Saint Mary’s College
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

MARY L. MITTLER
Administrator and Professor of English, Emerita
A.A. Mt. St. Clare College
B.A. DePaul University
M.A. DePaul University
M.B.A. Loyola University

FLORENCE B. MUNUZ
Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education
B.A. Glassboro State College
M.A. University of Chicago

CAROL MURPHY
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S. Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. Loyola University of Chicago

GARY NEWHOUSE
Administrator Emeritus
B.A. St. Norbert College
M.A. Rosary College

ROSE NOVIL
Professor Emerita of Library and Media Services
B.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
L.L.S. Lake Forest College
M.S. & Ph.D. Missouri College of Naturopathic Physicians

GWENDOLYN NYDEN
Professor Emerita of Sociology
B.A. Drew University
M.A. University of Illinois
Ph.D. University of Illinois

BRUCE OATES
Administrator Emeritus
B.S. Northern Illinois University
M.S. Northern Illinois University

BEVERLY K. OFFEN
Professor Emerita of Library Services
B.A. Grinnell College
M.A. University of Rochester
M.L.S. University of Hawaii

HAROLD OGG
Professor Emeritus of Computer Technologies and
Information Systems, and Library Services

A.B. Morehead State University
M.S. University of Kentucky
M.Ed. Xavier University
M.S. Northeastern Illinois University

MARY A. OLSON
Administrator and Professor of Student Development, Emerita
B.A. Wheaton College
M.A. University of Chicago
Ed.D. Nova University

JAMES P. O’SHEA
Professor Emeritus of Law Enforcement
B.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Roosevelt University

D. ARNIE OUDENHOVEN
Administrator Emeritus
B.S. University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse
M.S.E. University of Wisconsin – LaCrosse

HELEN B. WARD PAGE
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. Cornell College
M.A. Northwestern University

THELMA S. PARKER
Professor Emerita of Student Development
B.A. Drake University
M.A. Northwestern University
M.S.T. Illinois Institute of Technology

MONIKA PATEL
Professor Emerita of Modern Languages
B.A. Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
M.A. Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany)
M.A. University of Chicago

MARY ANN PELLEGRINO
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
B.S. DePaul University
M.A. DePaul University
M.P.S. Loyola University

GARY A. PHILLIPS
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.A. Elmhurst College
M.S.T. Illinois Institute of Technology

NANCY PRENDERGAST 
Administrator Emerita
B.A. Northern Illinois University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago

NANCY RESSLER 
Distinguished Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.S. University of Illinois
M.Ed. University of Illinois
M.A. DePaul University

MICHELE REZNICK
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
M.A. Webster University

DENISE TOP RHINE
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. C.W. Post College
M.Ed. Columbia University

JANICE K. RICHTER
Associate Professor Emerita of Physical Education
B.S. Michigan State University
M.Ed. University of Illinois

BARBARA RIZZO
Administrator Emerita
B.A. University of Illinois
M.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University

DAVID L. RODGERS
Professor Emeritus of Geography and Environmental Studies
B.G.S. Roosevelt University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

VIRGINIA ROGERS
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. DePaul University
M.S.N. Loyola University of Chicago

TONI G. ROWITZ
Professor Emerita of English/Speech
B.S. University of Illinois
M.A. University of Illinois

ALAN M. RUBIN
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
A.B. University of Illinois
M.S. George Williams College

FREDERICK SALZBERG
Professor Emeritus of Engineering
B.S. Technische Hochschule (Graz, Austria)
M.S.M.E. Illinois Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Illinois Institute of Technology

LAURA E. SARET
Professor Emerita of Business
B.S. Northern Illinois University
B.S.E. Northern Illinois University
M.B.A. University of Chicago
Ed.D. Northern Illinois University

GEORGE L. SCHARM
Professor Emeritus of Law Enforcement
A.A.S. Oakton Community College
B.A. National College of Education
M.S. National Louis University

MONA M. SCHEUERMANN
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. Queens College
M.A. Hunter College
Ph.D. State University of New York

DOREEN L. SCHWARTZ
Administrator Emerita
A.A.S. Oakton Community College
B.G.S. Roosevelt University

LYNN W. SEINFELD
Administrator Emerita
B.A. George Washington University
M.A. University of Miami

JOHN E. SEITZ
Professor Emeritus of Business
B.S.J. Northwestern University
M.B.A. Northwestern University

MARY K. SEXTRO-BLACK
Professor Emerita of Early Childhood Education
B.A. Barat College
M.Ed. Loyola University

KRISTY SHANAHAN
Professor Emerita of Medical Laboratory Technology
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.M.T. Finch University of Health Sciences/
Chicago Medical School
M.S. Johns Hopkins University

KENNETH A. SHINSAKO
Associate Professor Emeritus of Automotive Technology

MARY ELLEN SIMMONS
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. University of Illinois
M.S. Northern Illinois University

THOMAS W. SMITHSON
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics
B.A. Northwestern University
M.A. Northwestern University
Ph.D. Northwestern University

RICHARD STACEWICZ
Professor Emeritus of Social Science and History
B.A. University of Michigan
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago

SYLVIA A. STACEY
Professor Emerita of English
B.S. Loyola University
M.A. Loyola University

ROBERT A. STANLEY
Professor Emeritus of Art
B.A. University of Dayton
M.S. Pratt Institute

SUZANNE J. STOCK
Professor Emerita of Mathematics
B.Ed. Wisconsin State at Whitewater
M.A. Western Michigan University
Ph.D. The Ohio State University

RICHARD R. SYMONDS
Professor Emeritus of Physical Education
B.A.Ed. Wayne State College
M.S. Western Illinois University

KATHERINE E. TABERS
Professor Emerita of Computer Technologies and Information Systems
B.S. Elmhurst College
M.S. Roosevelt University
M.S.Ed. Northern Illinois University
Ph.D. Loyola University

DONNA TALTY
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. University of Illinois at Chicago
M.S.N. Northern Illinois University

WILLIAM M. TAYLOR
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
B.S. Loyola University
M.A. Marquette University
M.A. University of Illinois at Chicago

URBAN A. THOBE
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy
B.A. St. Joseph College
M.A. Notre Dame University
Ph.D. Notre Dame University

RONALD J. THOMAS
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management and Business
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. Webster University

JOHN A. TOSTO
Professor Emeritus of Student Development
B.S. Loyola University
M.A. Loyola University

TERRY N. TROBEC
Professor Emeritus of Biology
B.A. Franklin and Marshall College
M.S. DePaul University
Ph.D. Louisiana State University

GABRIEL WALLACE
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English
B.A. Cornell College
M.A. University of Colorado

MAURICE E. WEITLAUF
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
A.S. Paducah Junior College
B.S. Murray State College
M.A.T. Indiana University

FAIRINDA W. WEST
Professor Emerita of English
A.B. Smith College
Ph.D. University of Leeds (England)

MARY JANE A. WILSON
Administrator and Professor of Student Development, Emerita
B.S.Ed. University of Wisconsin
M.A. Northwestern University
Ed.D. Nova University

ARLENE WILT
Professor Emerita of Nursing
B.S.N. University of Illinois
M.S.N. Loyola University

THOMAS H. WITTE
Professor Emeritus of Electronics Technology
B.S.E.E. Fournier Institute of Technology
M.S.E.E. University of Illinois
M.B.A. University of Chicago

SANDRA M. WITTMAN
Professor Emerita of Library Services
B.Ed. University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
M.A.L.S. Rosary College

PHYLLIS WOLOSHIN / LERMAN
Professor Emerita of Philosophy/Humanities
B.A. University of Illinois
M.A. Roosevelt University
Ed.D. Nova University

LYNN WOODBURY
Professor Emerita of English
B.A. Sand Jose State University
Ph.D. University of California, Santa Cruz

ROBERT L. WRIGHT
Associate Professor Emeritus of Marketing Management
A.B. University of Illinois
M.B.A. Saint John’s University

LINDA ZIMMERMAN
Professor Emerita of Student Development and Psychology
B.A. Northeastern Illinois University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University

ROBERTA D. ZIMMERMAN
Professor Emerita of Accounting
B.S. University of Illinois
C.P.A. University of Illinois