Florida Institute of Technology Emeritus



Having served Florida Institute of Technology for many years as full time active professors, the Professors Emeriti wish to continue to contribute to the growth of academic excellence of the University. To provide a formal means of coordinating their contributions, this organization is formed.

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Janet Woodyard has posted the following:

It is with great sadness to let you know that Mr. Ed Everette passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2014.

There will be a memorial service on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Eastminster Presbyterian Church at 106 N. Riverside Dr., Indialantic, FL. Reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Wounded Warriors.

The Harry Weber University Archive Exibit Room is now open!

On April 29, 2014 the public and the campus community were invited to attend the Inagural Archives Exhibit Open House in Evans Library.  The room’s first exhibit was entitled, “Vision Extraordinaire: The History of Florida Institute of Terchnology.” Visitors enjoyed  the varied displays of documents, artifacts and more that mark key points in Florida Tech’s 56-year history.  For an overview of the Archives and the grand opening, click on the link "View the Presentation" below.  

Emeritus Luncheon Presentation on the Grand Opening of the Archives , 2014

At the luncheon on September 16, the Dean of Libraries, Dr. Sohair Wastawy presented a slide show - "Coming of Age:  The Florida Tech Archives" - about the archives and the grand opening.  Click the link below to view the presentation.

View the Presentation by Dean Wastawy at the luncheon



2014 - 2015 Events Schedule

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 Emeritus Luncheon – Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 12-200 p.m. Board of Trustees Room

 Faculty and Staff service awards – April 2, 2015 , 3-5 pm. - Gleason

 Honor’s Convocation – Thursday, April 23, 2015, 3:30 p.m. - Gleason

 The Northrop Grumman Engineering and Science Student Design Showcase

 Friday, April 10 , 2015.  Viewing and judging from 11-4 p.m.- Awards ceremony for the students from 5-6 p.m.

 Emeritus Reception – Tuesday, April 28, 2015, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.,

Hartley Room




Welcome 2014 Emeriti


Welcome 2014 Emeriti



   2014 Florida Instute of Technology Emeriti

Dr. Michael Babich, Department Head, Chemistry

Dr. Arthur Gutman, College of Psychology and Liberal Arts 

Dr. John Patton, Nathan M. Bisk College of Business 

Mrs. Jean Sparks, Library


Emeriti in "Active Retirement"

Invitation to Emeriti:  Send in an article (with Photos) and I'll publish it on the web page shown below. 

Tom Stephens, Web Page Manager:   tstephens@cfl.rr.com

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