After her graduation from Grand Valley State University Lana Hartman Landon, ’73 earned a Danforth fellowship which led to graduate and doctoral studies at the University of Chicago’s Divinity School.
Following her education, Landon began her teaching career at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. From there, she would also teach at Vincennes University before accepting a position at Bethany College in West Virginia. In addition to teaching, Landon also served as the faculty representative to the Bethany College Board of Trustees and on the faculty welfare and budget committees. She has held memberships in the Modern Language Association, the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, and the Society for Values in Higher Education. She has also received the Outstanding Faculty Award four times.
Throughout her career, she has presented lectures and was published in such journals as Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal and Perspectives: The Journal of the Association for General Liberal Studies.
Landon is currently enjoying retirement in St. Louis, Missouri with husband, Dennis where she tutors elementary children with reading.