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Evelyn Bennett (1977-2005), Academic Support Center
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Boise State University
Gaymon L. Bennett (1971-2006), English
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., California State University-Los Angeles; Ph.D., Washington State University
Karen Blacklock (1997-2014), Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Ed.D., Boise State University
Marvin R. Bloomquist (1958-1994), Music
B.A., B.Mus., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Minnesota; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music
A. Wendell Bowes (1982-2011), Religion
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; Th.M., Princeton Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Dropsie College
Dennis D. Cartwright (1985-2006), Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Boise State University; Ed.D., University of Idaho
Ed Castledine (1982- 2010), Director of Academic Advising and Testing
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A.T., Lewis and Clark College
Raymond M. Cooke (1971-1997), History
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Idaho; Ph.D., University of Oregon
C.S. Cowles (1975-1984, 1986-2001), Religion
B.A., Azusa Pacific University; B.D., Nazarene Theological Seminary; S.T.D., San Francisco Theological Seminary
Richard D. Craig (1992-2007), Education
B.A., The College of Idaho; M.Ed., The College of Idaho; Ed.D., Brigham Young University
Edwin Crawford (1976-2009), Philosophy, Religion
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Whitworth College; L.H.D., Northwest Nazarene University
Donald L. Davis (1989-2000), Art
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.F.A., University of Idaho
Robert R. DeCloss (1986-2012), Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Point Loma University; M.A. Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
William Fyffe (1978-2007), Biology
B.S.,California State University-Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles
Janet Harman (1973-2013), Professor of Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Colorado; Ph.D., University of Idaho
Double E. Hill (1948-1986), Music
B.Mus., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Mus., University of Idaho; Ph.D., University of Illinois
Reginald Hill (1969-2008), English
B.A., George Fox University; M.A., University of Oregon
Martha Hopkins (1966-2000), Kinesiology
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.S., Indiana University; Ed.D., University of Idaho
Jean Horwood (1969-1992), Physical Education
B.S., Ursinus College; M.Ed., Temple University
W. Arthur Horwood (1969-1992), Physical Education
B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College; M.A., Ed.D., Michigan State University
Jerry Hull (1978-2007), Social Work
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; M.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha; M.S.W., University of Tennessee
Arthur Imel (1964-1994), Chemistry
B.S., Willamette University; M.S., Ph.D., Oregon State University
Chris Kapicka (1994-2008), Biology
B.S., Boise State University; M.S., Washington State University; Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno
Fred Knight (1964-1986), Education
B.A., Th.B., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Wichita; Ed.D., University of Southern California
Ruth A. Long (1946-1984), Art
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Idaho
George Lyons (1991-2013), Professor of Biblical Studies
B.A., Olivet Nazarene University;  M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Emory University
Janine Lytle (1968-1994), French
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Washington
Thomas E. Mangum (1982-2006), Biology
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Ed.D., Ball State University
Darrell Marks (1959-1998), Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Physics
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Larry McMillin (1986-2012), Professor of Education, Extended University Services
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Ed., Oregon State University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Phyllis McMillin (1979-1982; 1986-2013), Associate Professor of Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Ed., Oregon State University
Paul Miller (1969-1998), Educational Media, Information Resources
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A.T., Michigan State University; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Newell Morgan (1975-2003), Spanish
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Elizabeth Murtland (1987-1998), Family and Consumer Sciences
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.S., Utah State University
Lynn R. Neil (1981-2001), English
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Boise State University; Ed.D., Utah State University
Ralph E. Neil (1981-2006), Dean, School of Theology and Christian Ministries; Religion, Philosophy
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Div., D.Min., Nazarene Theological Seminary
Earl Owens (1960-1998), Speech Communication
B.A., University of California; M.A., Stanford University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Ronald Ponsford (1976-2013), Dean, School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Psychology
B.A., Point Loma Nazarene University; M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
Leon Powers (1974-2006), Biology
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Nat.Sc., University of Idaho; Ph.D., Idaho State University
Gene Schandorff (1992-2014), Dean of the Chapel
B.A., M.A. Point Loma Nazarene College
Francis Sharpton (1970-2001), Physics
B.S., College of Ozarks; M.S., University of Arkansas; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Karen Smucker (1997-2014), Education
B.S., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Marvin Stallcop (1965-2006), Music
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Mus., University of Montana; Ed.D., Arizona State University
Barry Swanson (1991-2015), Music
B.Mus.Ed., Southern Nazarene University; M.A., Boise State University; Ph.D., University of Idaho
Paul Taylor (1966-2002), Kinesiology
B.S., University of Kansas; M.S., University of Colorado; D.P.E., Indiana University
Terri Theriot (2000-2014), Social Work
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.S.W., Walla Walla College
Ernest L. Thompson (1974-1998), Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Nat.Sc., University of Idaho
Merilyn Thompson (1970-79, 1988-2006), Registrar; Communication Studies
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.S., Portland State University
Eula Tombaugh (1958-1983), Home Economics
B.S., Iowa State University; M.A., University of Minnesota
Richard Van Schyndel (2008-2016), Business
B.S., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A.M., University of Redlands; A.B.D., NOVA Southeastern University
Gary Waller (1997-2004; 2009-2016), Spiritual Formation
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Div., Nazarene Theological Seminary; D. Min., San Francisco Theological Seminary
Kenneth F. Watson (1985-1998), Assistant to the President; Chemistry
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Lilburn Wesche (1961-1981, 1988-1997), Education
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Ed., Trinity University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado
Jim Willis (1966-2006), Music
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.Mus., University of Portland; D.M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City
JoAnn Willis (1968-2006), Dean, School of Academic Resources; Psychology
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., University of Missouri-Kansas City; Ph.D., Oregon State University
Robert C. Woodward (1958-1991), History
B.A., Northwest Nazarene University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Kenneth Yoder (1980-2007), Mathematics
B.A., Eastern Nazarene College; M.Ed., University of North Carolina; M.A., University of California-Los Angeles