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Emeritus and Retired Faculty and Staff Association

David W. Lantis

Faculty

Department of Geography
1957–1991
Deceased: 2000

CSU, Chico Outstanding Professor – 1979.

Developed Geography Department.

Wrote California: Land of Contrast – basic geography text for two decades.

Founder, Northern California Geographic Society.

In 2004, $2.1 million from the estate of Helen and David Lantis created an endowed professorship at CSU, Chico.

Countless lectures sharing more than 60,000 travel slides.

“Outstanding American Teacher of Geography”, 1971.