Past Editors in Chief

The Ferris State Torch’ editor in chief is selected each year by a panel of Ferris administrators and student leaders. The editor in chief is tasked with hiring the rest of the publication’s staff, addressing input and maintaining relationships with the publications readership and leading the newsroom. 

1931 – Virgil Vandenburg

1932 – Virgil Vandenburg

1933 – Virgil Vandenburg

1934 – Gordon Hutzler

1935 – George Bleasby

1936 – Dorothy Tobin

1937 – Dorothy Tobin

1938 – Bert Brennan

1939 – Lyman Smith

1946 – Jack Rode

1947 – Calvin Trowbridge

1948 – Calvin Trowbridge

1949 – Edwin Weber

1950 – Ronald Edwards

1951 – Ronald Edwards

1952 – Jack Fribley and James Skidmore

1953 – James Skidmore

1954 – Robert Willette

1955 – Bruce Parsons

1956 – Thomas Newman

1957 – Ray Lange

1958 – Bill Golden

1959 – Charles Harrison and Kevin Constantine

1960 – John Sanderson

1961 – Tom Thommpson

1962 – Jim Potter

1963 – Bill Tripp

1964 – John Martin

1965 – Walt Logan

1966 – Dennis Hines

1967 – Carroll Williams

1968 – Tom Avery

1969 – Jay Cooke

1970 – John Matlock III

1971 – Ken Kerber

1972 – Clair Thompson Jr. 

1973 – Garth Kriewall

1974 – Tom Thomas

1975 – Carol Wisniewski

1976 – Laura Dodge

1977 – Marla Muehlenbeck

1978 – Joanne Yates

1979 – Tony Buysse

1980 – Pat Schooley

1981 – John Anderson

1982 – John Anderson

1983 – Lori Bonen

1984 – Gail Pellosmaa

1985 – Jerry Vincke and David Gignac

1986 – Curt McAllister

1987 – Pat Trofatter

1988 – Denise Lerew

1989 – Barbara Keller

1990 – Frank Eichenlaub

1991 – Eric VanTrump

1992 – Jody Hamilton

1993 – Martin O’Neill

1994 – Darcie Smithy

1995 – Chris Dilg

1996 – Donald Kennedy

1997 – Rob Patin

1998 – Rob Patin

1999 – Andy Rogers

2000 – Ryan Johnson

2001 – Chris Miller

2002 – Chris Miller

2003 – Aaron Carriere

2004 – Beth Garcia

2005 – Paul Jarema

2006 – Sarah Lundgren

2007 – James O’Gorman

2008 – James O’Gorman

2009 – Kelsey Schnell

2010 – Benjamin Thayer

2011 – Antonio Coleman

2012 – Mary Benson

2013 – Alex (Emily) Wittman

2014 – Harrison Watt

2015 – Keith Salowich

2016 – Keith Salowich

2017 – Angela Graf