Professors Emeriti

Professors Emeriti



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. 

In celebration and In memoriam, We welcome the 2019/2020 Professors Emeriti.

Dr. Randall Alford (passed away 5/8/20) 

Dr. S. Ann Becker

Dr. Mary Bonhomme

Dr. David Carroll

Dr. Richard Elmore

Dr. Philip Farber

Dr. William Gabreyna

Dr. Keith Gallagher

Dr. Martin Glicksman 

Dr. Semen Koksal (posthumous) 

Dr. George Maul 

Dr. Joel Olson

Dr. JoAnn Parla-Palumbo

Dr. Yahya Sharaf-Eldeen (posthumous)

Dr. Jonathan Shenker

Dr. Frank Webbe  

Events Schedule 2020-2021  

Faculty Reception - Friday, August 14, 2020 (canceled) 

Emeritus Luncheon (Fall) - TBD 

Homecoming "Relentless Twenties" - Spring 2021 

Emeritus Luncheon (Spring) - TBD 

Faculty & Staff Appreciation Picnic (2021) - TBD 

Service Awards Ceremony (2021) - TBD 

Emeritus Reception - previously scheduled for Thursday, April 30, 2020   2 - 4 pm - Hartley Room, 2nd Floor, Student Union Building - unlikely to be rescheduled  

Emeriti Informal Lunches (12 noon at Rooney's Restaurant - 2641 NE Palm Bay Road, Palm Bay) - TBD  

Click here for the Recurring Annual Events Schedule.

University Archives 

The University Archives Exhibit, Vision Extraordinaire: The History of Florida Institute of Technology, is located on the Evans Library's first floor.  Marking key points in the history of the university, it includes  documents, artifacts, and more.  The Archives website provides information on collections, oral histories, donations, policies, forms, hours, and more.  Questions?  Ask at the Library's iDesk or email


To see where emeriti have gone and what they have done, click on " Silver Panthers on the Go".

Invitation to Emeriti:  Send in an article (with photos) to be included in the Silver Panthers on the Go section.  Your comments and suggestions for changes or other features are solicited.  For additional emeriti photographs, click on Photo Gallery. 

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To see where emeriti have gone and what they have done, click on " Silver Panthers on the Go".

Paws to Reflect

Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark. Professionals built the Titanic. (anon.)