CAMPUS ALERT: Due to the weather, all evening classes at CSB and SJU are canceled. The LINK bus will run on its regular schedule until 5 p.m. and then every hour on the hour for the remainder of the evening, weather permitting. Pre-scheduled campus and community events and college/university sponsored events scheduled at off campus locations may continue at the discretion of the divisional VP.

Professors Emeriti

Ingrid Anderson, OSB
Professor Emerita of Nutrition, 1953‑; Vice President for Student Development, 1982‑1989; B.S., College of Saint Benedict, 1953; M.S., University of Minnesota, 1955; Ph.D., 1967.

Martin Andrews
Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1969-; B.S., Purdue University, 1964; M.S., 1967; Ph.D., 1970. 

Johanna Becker, OSB
Professor Emerita of Art, 1959‑; B.F.A., University of Colorado, 1943; M.A., The Ohio State University, 1945; M.A., University of Michigan, 1967; Ph.D., 1974.

Carol Berg, OSB
Professor Emerita of History, 1969-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1966; M.A., University of Arizona, 1969; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1981.

Ann Marie Biermaier, OSB
Professor Emerita of Education, 1975-; Rector and Dean, Benedictine University College, 1998-2001; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1969; M.S., Saint Cloud State University, 1976; Ed.D., University of North Dakota, 1989.

Allan Bouley, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1969-; B.A., Saint John's University, 1959; S.T.L., Pontifical Intrnational Institute of Saint Anselm, Rome, 1966; S.T.D., 1973.

William Cofell
Professor Emeritus of Education, 1953‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1949; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1952.

Alberic Culhane, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1957-; Assistant to the President for University Relations, 1984-; Acting President, Saint John’s University, 1980-1981; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1952; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1963.

Thomas Darnall
Professor Emeritus of Theater, 1975-; B.S., Southwest Missouri State College, 1962; M.A., Wayne State University, 1969.

Shobha Deshmukh
Professor Emerita of Mathematics, 1988-; B.S., University of Saugor, India, 1962; M.S., 1964; Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 1970.

Bruce Dickau
Professor Emeritus of Education, 1975-; B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1966; M.S., Florida State University, 1969; D.A., Idaho State University, 1975.

M. Angeline Dufner
Professor Emerita of English, 1961-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1957; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1966; D.A., Idaho State University, 1973.

Daniel Durken, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1955-; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1952; M.A., Saint Louis University, 1957; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1963.

J.P. Earls, OSB
Professor Emeritus of English, 1958, 1964, 1967, 1984-; Vice President for Student Affairs, Saint John's University, 1973-1980; B.A., Saint Mary's University, Texas, 1957; M.A., University of Arizona, 1970; Ph.D., 1986.

Joseph Farry
Professor Emeritus of Political Science, 1961‑; Dean of the College, Saint John’s University, 1991‑1996; B.S., Loyola University, Los Angeles, 1955; M.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1956; Ph.D., Fordham University, 1968.

Norman Ford
Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1967-; A.B., University of Kansas, 1957; M.S., University of Michigan, 1962; Ph.D., 1967.

Dennis Frandrup, OSB
Professor Emerita of Art and Artist-in-Residence, 1973-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1965; M.F.A., Siena Heights, 1973.

Joseph Friedrich
Professor Emeritus of Economics, 1967, 1970-; Acting Vice President of Academic Affairs, 1992-1995; B.A., Saint John's University, 1964; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1970. 

Robert Fulton
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1969-; B.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth, 1964; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1968.

Gordon Goetemann
Professor Emeritus of Art, 1970-; B.F.A., University of Notre Dame, 1955; M.F.A., State University of Iowa, 1958. 

Ronald Henry
Professor Emeritus of Biology, 1973-; B.A., Wisconsin State University at LaCrosse, 1965; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1972.

Eva Hooker, CSC
Regents Professor Emerita of Poetry, 1992-; Poet-in-Residence, 2005-; Vice President for Academic Affairs, Saint John's University, 1983-1992; B.A., Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1965; Ph.D., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976.

Telan Hu, OSB
Professor Emerita of Chinese, 1968-1970, 1972-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1958; M.Ed., College of Saint Thomas, 1960.

Margaret Hughes
Professor Emerita of Physical Education, 1966-; B.S., University of Minnesota, 1962; M.S., Saint Cloud State University, 1972.

Mark Hughes
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, 1958, 1966‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1953; Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1958.

Robert Joyce
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 1962‑; B.A., Saint Mary of the Lake, 1957; M.A., DePaul University, 1960; Ph.D., International College, 1978.

Roger Kasprick, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1960-; B.A., Saint John's University, 1956; M.Div., Saint John's University School of Theology, 1980; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1973; Pontifical diploma in Studiis Monasticis, Pontificium Athenaeum Anselmianum, Rome, 1977.

Judith Knutson
Professor Emerita of Nursing, 1977-; B.S.N., College of Saint Scholastica, 1963; M.P.H., University of Minnesota, 1977.

John Kulas, OSB
Professor Emeritus of German, 1959-1962, 1965-; B.A., Saint John's University, 1953; M.A., George Washington University, 1964; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1988.

Linda Kulzer, OSB
Professor Emerita of Education, 1958-; Vice President for Academic Affairs, College of Saint Benedict, 1977-85; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1957; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1958; Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1972.

Kerry Lafferty
Professor Emeritus of Theater, 1973-; B.S., Kansas State Teacher's College, 1958; M.S., 1962.

Deanna Lamb
Professor Emerita of Education, 1982-; B.A., Rivier College, 1966; M.A., Ohio State University, 1974; Ph.D., 1978.

John E. Lange
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1955, 1961-; Academic Vice President and Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Saint John’s University, 1969-1972; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1952; M.A., Saint Louis University, 1954; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1961.

Lucy Larson
Professor Emerita of Accounting, 1972‑79, 1984‑; B.A., University of Minnesota, 1964; M.B.A., Saint Cloud State University, 1972; C.P.A., 1984.

Raymond Larson
Professor Emeritus of Classics, 1967‑; B.A., University of Minnesota, 1961; M.A., 1966; Ph.D., 1974.

Gerald Lenz
Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, 1965-; B.S., Wisconsin State College at LaCrosse, 1961; M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1965.

Patrick McDarby, OSB
Professor Emeritus of English, 1956, 1966‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1949; A.M., University of Chicago, 1956.

Kilian McDonnell, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1965‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1947; S.T.L., University of Ottawa, 1960; S.T.D., University of Trier, 1964.

Lynn Moore
Professor Emerita of Education, 1989-; B.S., Bemidji State University, 1968; M.S., 1975; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1992. 

Thomas Murray
Professor Emeritus of Accounting, 1966‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1953; M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1959; C.P.A.

Colman O’Connell, OSB
Professor Emerita of Theater; President, College of Saint Benedict, 1986-96; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1950; M.F.A., The Catholic University of America, 1954; Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1979.

Mary David Olheiser, OSB
Professor Emerita of Education, 1950‑; B.A., Holy Name College, 1942; M.A., Saint Louis University, 1952; Ph.D., Boston College Graduate School, 1962; M.Ch.A., The Catholic University of America, 1976; J.C.L., 1977.

Raymond Pedrizetti, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, 1961‑; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1953; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1961.

Bela Petheo
Professor Emeritus of Art, 1966-; M.A., University of Budapest, 1956; M.F.A., University of Chicago, 1963.

Violeta G. de Pintado
Professor Emerita of Spanish, 1968‑; Ph.D., University of Havana, 1950.

Emmanuel Renner, OSB
Professor Emerita of History, 1958-; President, College of Saint Benedict, 1979-1986; B.A., 1949; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1955; Ph.D., The Catholic University of America, 1959.

Helen Rolfson, OSF
Professor Emerita of Theology, 1980-; B.A., College of St. Teresa, 1962; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1967; Dr. es Sc. Rel., Universite de Strasbourg, 1972.

C. Thorpe Running
Professor Emeritus of Spanish, 1968-; Blecker Professorship in the Humanities, 1998-2001; B.A., Concordia College, Moorhead, 1963; M.A., University of Wisconsin, 1964; Ph.D., Salis Interamerican University, 1966; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1974.

Roselyn Schmitt
Professor Emerita of Philosophy, 1966-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1960; M.A., Saint Louis University, 1966; Ph.D., 1978.

Kevin Seasoltz, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1987-; B.A., Saint Mary's College, Baltimore, 1952; J.C.L., Lateran University, Rome, 1959; J.C.D., The Catholic University of America, 1962.

Anthony Sorem
Professor Emeritus of Psychology, 1971-; B.A., University of Minnesota, 1963; M.A., 1969; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1972.

Joan Steck
Professor Emerita of Communication, 1978-; B.S., University of Utah, 1965; M.S., University of Oregon, 1966; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1980.

Luke Steiner, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1960-; Dean of the Graduate School, 1967-1969; B.A., Saint John's University, 1952; S.T.L., Pontifical International Institute of Saint Anselm, Rome, 1957; S.S., Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, 1960.

Don Talafous, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Theology, 1956-; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1948; M.A., The Catholic University of America, 1962; Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union, University of California at Berkeley, 1972.

Sylvester Theisen
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1958‑; Acting Vice‑President for Academic Affairs, Saint John’s University, 1981‑1983; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1947; M.A., University of Notre Dame, 1949; M.A., 1950; Ph.D., 1962.

Vera Theisen
Professor Emerita of French, 1964, 1973, 1977-; Certificat d'Etudes Francaises, Universite de Grenoble, 1954; M.S., Saint Cloud State University, 1973; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1980; Ph.D., 1989.

Wilfred Theisen, OSB
Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1955, 1962, 1970-; Associate Director of the Hill Monastic Manuscript Library, 1978-1983; B.A., Saint John's University, 1952; M.S., University of Colorado, 1963; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1972.

Hilary Thimmesh, OSB
Professor Emeritus of English, 1956-; President Emeritus, 1991-; President, Saint John's University, 1982-91; Professor of English, 1956-; Dean of the College, 1967-69; B.A., Saint John's University, 1950; M.A., Cornell University, 1956; Ph.D., 1963.

Charles Thornbury
Professor Emeritus of English, 1977-; Blecker Professorship in the Humanities, 1995-1998; B.S., University of Chattanooga, 1963; M.A., University of Tennessee, 1968; M.A., University of Leicester, 1973; Ph.D., 1976.

Leonard Valley
Professor Emeritus of Physics, 1960-; B.A., Saint John’s University, 1955; Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1960.

Margaret Van Kempen, OSB
Professor Emerita of Geology, 1971-; B.A., College of Saint Benedict, 1952; M.S., University of North Dakota, 1970; M.S., University of Minnesota, 1980.

Robert Weber
Professor Emeritus of Political Science, 1968-; B.A., Saint John's University, 1964; Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1976.

Philip Welter
Professor Emeritus of Music, 1971-; B.A., Saint John's University, 1959; M.Mus., University of Notre Dame, 1960.