Robert Bruce Florian Edit Profile
Bachelor, Adrian College, 1951. Master of Divinity, Garrett Theological Seminary, 1956. Master of Arts, West Virginia University, 1963.
Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, 1973.
Instructor, Wesley College, Dover, Delaware, 1956-1958;
member of faculty, Salem (West Virginia) College (now Salem-Teikyo U.), since 1958;
professor of history and religion, Salem (West Virginia) College (now Salem-Teikyo U.), since 1974;
chairman liberal studies department, Salem (West Virginia) College (now Salem-Teikyo U.), 1974-1990;
chairman humanities and social science department, Salem (West Virginia) College (now Salem-Teikyo U.), since 1990. Pastoral service West Virginia United Methodist Churches, Haywood, 1961-1962, Jarvisville,1971-1973, Greenwood, 1976-1979, Wallace, 1979-1984. Supervising pastor-in-charge, Bristol, 1984-1985.
Interim pastor, West Milford, 1985-1986, Riverside-Granville, Morgantown, 1986-1990. Member Methodist conference Board Education, 1966-1969. Member Conference Commision on Archives and History, since 1973, treasurer, 1984-1988.
Member History Society United Methodist Church (charter), West Virginia History Association (past president), Salem Ministerial Association (treasurer 1969-1976).
Married Barbara Jean Walker, June 2, 1951. Children: Linda Florian Neyhart, Laura Florian Moul, Joseph.