- William Duckworth
Department of Music
1973-2011 • 38 years
Many years ago, as a young musician, Bill Duckworth flirted with the idea of becoming a technologist. He didn't, but when his diverse interests intersected, they changed the world of music - and music around the world.
- Richard McGinnis '68
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
1970-2011 • 41 years
Of all of this year's retiring professors, Richard McGinnis has the longest tenure with a record of 41-1/2 years. His relationship with Bucknell began even earlier than that, in 1965 when he first came to campus as an undergraduate.
- Paul Noguchi
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
1972-2011 • 39 years
Professor Paul Noguchi spent the last 39 years of his career sharing his passion for the study of humanity with students at Bucknell University. And in return, he enjoyed watching the growing diversity of both culture and geography in the student body.
- Tom Rich
Department of Mechanical Engineering
1981-2011 • 30 years
Tom Rich spent 30 years in Bucknell's mechanical engineering department working with colleagues and students, but his lasting legacy on the University and its surroundings is not sequestered to just the Dana building.
- Jean Shackelford P'98
Department of Economics
1975-2011 • 36 years
Long regarded by students as a passionate and precise educator, professor of Economics Jean Shackelford is trying to figure out what to do next.
- Steve Stamos
Department of International Relations
1974-2011 • 37 years
As far as accomplishments go at Bucknell, it's hard to top those of Steve Stamos. A popular teacher and mentor to both economics and international relations students, Stamos brought passion and energy to the classroom for 37 years.
- Lois Svard
Department of Music
1984-2011 • 27 years
Music is certainly an art - and an art that Lois Svard has mastered over her acclaimed career at Bucknell. As she turns the corner into retirement, Svard seeks to educate musicians, teachers and enthusiasts on the role of brain science in musical study and performance.