Texas Tech University

Board of Regents Grants Emeritus Appointments

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents granted 15 emeritus appointments during their meeting February 2021. Emeritus appointments recognize retiring faculty for long and faithful or very distinguished service to the university.

The individuals receiving emeritus appointments are:

  • David Birney - Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry (31 years)
  • Catherine Epkins - Associate Professor of Psychological Sciences (26 years)
  • Stefan Estreicher - Horn Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy (34 years)
  • Roy Howell - Professor of Marketing (38 years)
  • Janice Killian - Professor of Music (18 years)
  • Barent McCool - Associate Professor Nutrition (12 years)
  • Freedonia Paschall - Archivist, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library (30 years)
  • Eduardo Segarra - Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics (32 years)
  • Alan Shinn - Professor of Music (37 years)
  • Milton Smith - Professor of Industrial Engineering (55 years)
  • Mark Wallace - Professor of Natural Resources Management (24 years)
  • Charles "Chuck" West - Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences (8 years)
  • William Westney - Horn Distinguished Professor of Music (42 years)
  • Bruce Whittlesey - Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry (33 years)
  • Richard Wigmans - Professor of Physics and Astronomy (28 years)