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Professors Emeritus

Professors Emeriti of Florida Institute of Technology

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, We welcome the 2023 Professors Emeriti!

Dr. Venton Kepuska

Dr. Enrique Perez

Dr. Alexander Vamosi

In Memoriam

John Hadjilogiou,  3/11/23

Arthur L. Holt,  4/19/23

Philip D. Farber,  4/29/23

Samuel Durrance,  5/5/23

Dean R. Norris,  6/12/23

David E. Clapp, 8/9/23

Events Schedule  

Faculty General Assembly - August 11, 2023 @ 3:00 in Gleason Performing Arts Center

President's Faculty Reception - August 11, 2023 @ 4:00 in Hartley Room

Welcome Convocation - August 14, 2023 @ 4:30 in Clemente Center

Emeriti Informal Luncheon - January 10, 2024 @ noon at Rooney's in Palm Bay

Emeriti Fall Reception - October 12, 2023 in Hartley Room

Fall Commencement - December 16, 2023 in Clemente 
             9:30 - Master & Doctorate          2:00 - Associate & Bachelor

View 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, see 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, view the Professors Emeriti Photo Gallery

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Paws to Reflect

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

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