• Abe Ajay, Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts (Sculpture)
  • Richard Arsenty, Associate Librarian Emeritus
  • William Bales, Dean Emeritus of Dance (founding dean)
  • Armgard von Bardeleben, Lecturer Emerita in Dance
  • Roberta Barkan, Professor Emerita of Hebrew
  • Robert Berlind, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
  • Alvin Brehm, Professor Emeritus of Music; former dean of music
  • Patton Campbell, Associate Professor Emeritus of Theatre Design/Technology
  • Kay Ellen Capo, Associate Professor Emerita of Literature and Theatre and Performance
  • Eric Carlson, Associate Professor Emeritus of Art History
  • James Currin, Associate Professor Emeritus of Physics
  • Gibson Danes, Dean Emeritus of Visual Arts (founding dean)
  • Howard Enders, Professor Emeritus of Film and Dramatic Writing
  • Antonio Frasconi, Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Printmaking)
  • Thelma Freides, Librarian Emerita
  • Michael P. Hammond, Dean Emeritus of Music (founding dean); second president of Purchase College (1977–80)
  • Jean Herskovitz, Research Professor of History
  • Norris Houghton, Dean Emeritus of Theatre Arts (founding dean)
  • Kazuko Hirabayashi, Professor Emerita of Dance • memorial celebration
  • Abbott Kaplan, President Emeritus; first president of Purchase College (1967–76)
  • George Morrison, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts (Acting)
  • Joan Potter, Professor Emerita of Theatre Arts (Acting)
  • Mekala J. Reddi, Associate Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Edwin Redkey, Professor Emeritus of History; first dean of students
  • Carl P. Resek, Professor Emeritus of History; founding dean of humanities
  • Richard Rogers, Professor Emeritus of Film
  • Irving Sandler, Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts (Art History)/Director Emeritus, Neuberger Museum of Art
  • Ina Schlesinger, Associate Professor Emerita of Political Science
  • Barbara Schoen, Associate Professor Emerita of Language Arts
  • Marya Sielska, Associate Professor Emerita of Music
  • Harriet Shorr, Professor Emerita of Art+Design (Painting/Drawing)
  • Howard Stein, Dean Emeritus of Theatre Arts
  • Robert M. Stein, Professor Emeritus of Literature
  • Paul Steineck, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Studies
  • Joseph Stockdale, Professor Emeritus of Theatre Arts (Acting); former dean of theatre arts and film (1975–79)
  • Tal Streeter, Professor Emeritus of Art+Design (Sculpture)
  • William Suttle, Assistant Professor Emeritus of Visual Arts (Photography)
  • Hal Tiné, Associate Professor Emeritus of Theatre Design/Technology
  • Frank W. Wadsworth, Professor Emeritus of Literature; first vice president for academic affairs
  • Curtis Williams, Professor Emeritus of Biology; founding dean of natural sciences
  • Gayle Young, Lecturer Emeritus in Dance