Department Heads
of the
Department of Mathematical Sciences

1888-1892 
Hiram Hadley
1941-1946 
Walter P. Heinzman
1966-1968
John B. Giever
1979-1993 
Carol L. Walker
1999-2003
Dave Finston
1892-1924 
Clarence T. Hagerty
1946-1947
John W. Branson
1968-1970
Edward D. Gaughan
Spring 1986 
Ray Mines
2003-2006
Ross Staffeldt
1924-1927
Ralph V. Pritchard
1947-1961
Earl Walden
1970-1972
Robert J. Wisner
1993-1998 
Douglas Kurtz
2006-2010
Pat Morandi
1927-1941
John W. Branson
1961-1966
Ralph B. Crouch
1972-1979 
John D. DePree
1998-1999
Richard Bagby
2010-present
Joe Lakey

Head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy 1888-1892

Hiram Hadley (1833-1922)

A. M. (Honorary)

President of the Las Cruces College 1888-1894
Vice President, University of New Mexico, 1894-1898
Territorial Superintendent of Instruction, 1905-1919 
Board of Regents, Las Cruces College

Head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, 1892-1924

Clarence T. Hagerty (1863-1931)

B. S., Notre Dame University (1890)
M.S., Notre Dame University (1895)

 

Head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, 1924-1927

Ralph V. Pritchard (1890-1962)

B.S., Central Normal College (1913)
A.B., Butler College (1923)

 

Head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, 1927-1941and1946-1947

John W. Branson (1888-1957)

Ph.B., University of Chicago (1920)
M.S., Purdue University (1927)

Acting President of the New Mexico College of   Agricultural and Mechanic Arts, 1938-1946, 1949
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, 1940-1946
President of New Mexico College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts, 1949-1955

Acting Head of the Department of Mathematics and Astronomy, 1941-1946

Walter P. Heinzman (1902-19  )

A.B., De Pauw University (1925)
M.S., New Mexico College of Agricultural and Mechanic Arts (1929)
M.A., University of Illinois (1931)

 

Head of the Department of Mathematics, 1947-1961

Earl Walden (1899-1969)

A.B., Hendrix College (1922)
A.M., University of Colorado (1925)
Ph.D., University of Illinois (1934)
 

Dean of the Graduate School, 1956-1966

Head of the Department of Mathematics, 1961-1966

Ralph B. Crouch (1923-1975)

B. S., Murray State Teachers College (1942)
M. S., University of Illinois (1946)
Ph.D., University of Kansas (1953)

Assistant Dean of the Graduate School, 1966-1967

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1966-1968

John B. Giever

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1968-1970

Edward D. Gaughan

Ph.D. University of Kansas

 

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1970-1972

Robert J. Wisner

B.S., University of Illinois, 1948
M.S., University of Illinois, 1949
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1953

 

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1972-1979

John D. DePree

Ph.D., University of Washington

 

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1979-1993

Carol L. Walker

B.Mus.Ed., University of Colorado (1957)
M.S., New Mexico State University (1961)
Ph.D., New Mexico State University (1963)

Acting Assistant Dean of Graduate School, 1977
Acting Dean of Graduate School, Summer 1983
Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences and Director of Arts & Sciences Research Center, 1993-1996

Acting Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Spring 1986

Ray Mines

Ph.D., University of Washington, 1965

 

Acting Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Spring 1993
Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1993-1998

Douglas Kurtz

Ph.D., Rutgers, 1978
 

Acting Head of Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1998-1999

Richard Bagby

B.A., Rice University, 1962
M.A., Rice University, 1965
Ph.D., Rice University, 1968

 

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences, 1999-2003

Dave Finston

B.A., University of Rochester, 1976
M.A. University of Rochester, 1977
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1983

 

Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
2003-2006

Ross Staffeldt

B.A., Columbia University, 1973
M.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1975
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1977


Patrick Morandi
Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
2006-2010

Pat Morandi

B.A., California State University, 1983
Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 1988


Joe Lakey



Head of the Department of Mathematical Sciences
2010-present

S.B. Mathematics, The University of Chicago, 1986
Ph.D. Mathematics, Universitiy of Maryland, 1991



 


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