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Dr. David Albig, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. David Albig, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics

Dr. David Albig, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Statistics, chaired the department for many years before retiring a few years ago. These days, Dave is an avid golfer and remains one of the best extended joke tellers of all time. Dr. Albig taught at Radford University from Fall 1966 until Spring 2003. He served as chairman of the department from Fall 1977 until Spring 2000. Currently he is the editor of the Virginia Mathematics Teacher. He can be reached at dalbig@radford.edu or by phone at (540) 639-3468. Dr. Albig had the following to say recently.

“The Department of Mathematics and Statistics has a long history of service to Radford University. Service includes developing strong majors in mathematics, statistics, and computer science; general education courses; and courses such as Business Calculus designed to meet the needs of other departments. The department’s faculty have always placed helping students as their number one professional responsibility.”

As an example of this dedication, the first faculty endowed scholarship at Radford University was established more than thirty years ago by Drs. Albig, Hansard, and Milton of the Mathematics and Statistics Department. Currently the department awards two endowed scholarships (the Albig scholarship and the Milton scholarship) to deserving students.

Retired Faculty

Dr. David Albig, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Florida State University
M.A., Mathematics, University of Illinois
B.S., Physics, Michigan State University
Years at RU: 1966–2002

Dr. James Davis, Associate Professor
Ph.D., M.A., Western Michigan University
B.A., University of Michigan
Years at RU: 1988–2008

Mr. Gary Ford, Emeritus Assistant Professor
M.S., University of Connecticut
B.A., Trenton State College

Dr. J.D. Hansard, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., M.S., B.S., Mathematics, University of Arkansas
Years at RU: 1969–99

Dr. Val Mah, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., M.S., Statistics, Virginia Tech
B.S., Mathematics, University of Toronto
Years at RU: 1963–96

Dr. Paul M. McTeer, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Statistics, Virginia Tech
M.S., B.S., Statistics, Clemson University

Dr. Coreen L. Mett, Emeritus Professor
B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Mankato State University
M.S., Ph.D., Mathematics, Michigan State University
Years at RU: 1978–2003

Dr. Susan Milton, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Statistics, Virginia Tech
M.A., Mathematics, Virginia Tech
B.S., Mathematics and Chemistry, Western Carolina University
Years at RU: 1967–2000

Dr. Bryan Moran, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., M.S., Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
M.S., Computer Science, Virginia Tech
B.S., Mathematics, University of Southern Louisiana

Mrs. Sharon Myers, Emeritus Associate Professor
M.S., Statistics, Virginia Tech
Years at RU: 1989–96

Dr. Vasanth Solomon, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Iowa State University
M.S., B.S., University of Madras

Dr. Raymond E. Spaulding, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Maryland
M.A., Mathematics, University of Illinois
A.B., Mathematics, Guilford College
Years at RU: 1966–2003

Dr. Sylvester Thompson, Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., A.M., A.B., University of Missouri
M.S., George Washington University
Years at RU: 1987-2013
Email: thompson@radford.edu
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Dr. Mack L. Whitaker, Emeritus Professor
Years at RU: 1962–1996