Wadlow, Joan K., Chancellor, Emerita; and Professor of Political Science. University of Nebraska 53, BA; 63, PhD; Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy 56, MA. (1991–1999).
Walker, Cynthia L., Associate Professor of English, Emerita. Denison University 70, BA; Purdue University 72, MA; 74, PhD. (1977–1997).
Walsh, Daniel Edward, Professor of Mineral Preparation Engineering, Emeritus. University of Alaska Fairbanks 81, BS; 85, MS. P.E. (1984–2013).
Watkins, Brenton J., Professor of Physics, Emeritus. University of Adelaide 68, BS; La Trobe University 72, MS; University of Alaska Fairbanks 76, PhD. (1981–2011).
Weeden, Robert B., Professor of Resource Management, Emeritus. University of Massachusetts 53, BS; University of Maine 55, MS; University of British Columbia 59, PhD. (1967–1990).
Weeks, Wilford (Willy) F., Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus. University of Illinois 51, BS; 53, MS; University of Chicago 56, PhD. (1986–1996).
Weflen, Arvid, Professor of Aviation Technology, Emeritus. St. Cloud State University 71, BS. (1980–2007).
Weller, Gunter E., Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus. University of Melbourne 62, BS; 64, MS; 68, PhD. (1968–1997).
Wells, Minnie E., Professor of English, Emeritus. University of Missouri 25, BS; New York University 38, PhD. (1945–1971). Deceased.
Wendler, Gerd, Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus. University of Innsbruck 64, DPhil. (1966–1999).
Wescott, Eugene M., Professor of Geophysics, Emeritus. University of California, Los Angeles 55, BA; University of Alaska Fairbanks 64, PhD. (1958–1997). Deceased.
West, Sharon M., Professor of Library Science, Emeritus. University of Southern Colorado 69, BS; University of Denver 70, MA. (1973–1997).
White, Robert G., Director of the Institute of Arctic Biology and Professor of Zoophysiology and Nutrition, Emeritus. University of Melbourne 62, BAgrS; University of New England 68, M.Rur.S.; 73, PhD. (1970–1999).
Whitehead, John S., Professor of History, Emeritus. Yale College 67, BA; 69, MA; 71, PhD; Cambridge University 72, MA. (1978–1998).
Whitledge, Terry Eugene, Professor of Marine Science, Emeritus. Western Illinois University 64, BS; 66, MS; University of Washington 72, PhD. (1998–2014).
Wichmann Jr., Henry (Hank), Professor of Accounting, Emeritus. University of Denver 62, BS; Colorado State College 64, MA; University of Northern Colorado 72, PhD. (1986–2009).
Wiese, Craig S., Professor of Fisheries, Emeritus. Oregon State University 66, BS; 74, MS; 76, MBA. (1977–1997).
Williams, Frank L., Director of the Arctic Region Supercomputing Center, Emeritus. Northwestern University 68, BS; Stanford University 70, MS; 73, PhD. (1992--2014).
Williamson, Francis S., Director of the Institute of Arctic Biology, Emeritus. San Diego State University 50, BS; University of California, Berkeley 55, MA; Johns Hopkins University 68, DSc. (1986–1992).
Wilm, Helga R., Executive Officer, Emerita. (1968–2009). Deceased.
Wilson, Charles (Buck) R., Professor of Physics, Emeritus. Case Institute of Technology 51, BS; University of New Mexico 56, MS; University of Alaska Fairbanks 63, PhD.
Wilson, William S., Head, Department of General Science, and Professor of Chemistry and General Science, Emeritus. Brown University 31, BSc; 34, MSc; Yale University 36, PhD. (1947–1972). Deceased.
Wood, Margaret (Peggy) K., Director of the Bristol Bay Campus, Emerita. University of Washington 59, BS; University of Oregon 68, MS; 77, PhD. (1979–2004).
Wood, William R., President, Emeritus. Illinois College 27, AB; University of Iowa 36, MA; 39, PhD; Illinois College 60, (Hon). (1960–1973). Deceased.
Wooding, Frank J., Professor of Agronomy, Emeritus. University of Illinois 63, BS; Kansas State University 66, MS; 69, PhD. (1970–1993). Deceased.
Woodward, Kesler (Kes) E., Professor of Art, Emeritus. Davidson College 73, BA; Idaho State University 77, MFA. (1981–2000).
Wright, Gordon B., Professor of Music, Emeritus. College of Wooster 57, BM; University of Wisconsin 61, MA. (1969–1989). Deceased.
Wright, Miranda H., Director of DANSRD, Emeritus. University of Alaska Fairbanks 88, AAS; 88, AAS; 92, BA; 95, MA. (1993–2014).
Wyss, Max, Wadati Professor of Seismology, Emeritus. Fed Inst Tech 64, Diploma; California Institute of Technology 67, MS; 70, PhD. (1991–2001).