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Professor Emeritus

Recipients for 2014-17

  • Susan Pate - Professor Emeritus School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • David Riban - Professor Emeritus School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Nancy Thomas - Professor Emeritus School of Health Careers
  • Elizabeth (Lynn) Blanton – Professor Emerita in the School of Humanities and Communication
  • Sarah (Casey) Blanton – Professor Emerita in the School of Humanities and Communication
  • Evelyn Delaney – Professor Emerita in the School of Applied Business
  • Julie Miller – Professor Emerita in the School of Mathematics
  • Barbara Murray – Professor Emerita in the School of Humanities and Communication
  • Molly O'Neill – Professor Emerita in the School of Mathematics
  • Carolyn West – Professor Emerita in the School of Humanities and Communication
  • Leonard Lempel - Professor Emeritus School of Behavioral and Social Sciences
  • Ram Nayar - Professor Emeritus School of Biological and Physical Sciences

Professor Emeritus Designation 

The purpose of the Professor Emeritus/Emerita title is to recognize retired faculty for meritorious service to students and the College.  This award is reserved for retired faculty who have had distinguished careers and made significant contributions to Daytona State College.  Achieving the status of Professor Emeritus is to be viewed as the highest honor that the College may bestow upon a faculty member.

Eligibility:

Emeritus status can be awarded to a former professor of Daytona State College who:

  1. Has retired from the College service as a member of the full-time teaching faculty. 
  2. Must be (or has been) a full-time faculty employee holding the faculty rank of Full Professor or higher and have at least 15 years of service.
  3. Has made meritorious and significant contributions to the College in their areas of teaching, service to the College, service to the community, and service to the profession during his or her career.
  4. Is nominated within three years of the date of his or her retirement from the College or his or her death. 

Honors:

The following honors may be included with the appointment to Professor Emeritus status:

  1. Listing in the faculty and staff section of the Daytona State College Catalog, with identification as Professor Emeritus.
  2. The option to participate in the academic processions at commencement exercises and other such official College events, marching at the head of the faculty and named in the commencement program.
  3. Based on recommendations of Department Chair, AVP, and President, Emeritus faculty will have the opportunity to select Volunteer Status at the College in order to support educational/research endeavors.

Procedure for Nominations:

Nominations can be made during the month of March to the Faculty Senate Nominations and Awards Committee.  A list of eligible nominees will be provided to all faculty.  Nominations must include supportive evidence of the criteria defined above and cover the nominee's entire career.  Faculty Senate will vote on all nominees during the May Faculty Senate meeting.  All recommendations from Faculty Senate will be sent to the Vice President of Academic Affairs who will then present the recommendations to the President of the College.  Professor Emeritus designation will be presented during Fall Planning with the other Faculty Senate awards.
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