William H. Brantley has had an impressive career teaching
thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, introductory classes, and physics for
non-majors, including a unique, interdisciplinary course of his own
creation. Brantley became a member of Furman's faculty in 1966 and
served as the department's chair from 1967 to 1979. He is a founding
member on the executive board of the University Radioactive Ion Beam Consortium, a nuclear physics research consortium based at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn.