Dr. Russell Edenborough graduated from Panhandle State in 1966 with a bachelor’s in Business Administration. He went on to receive his master’s in 1967 and doctorate in 1975 from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Edenborough became a certified public accountant in 1975. In that same year, he became a partner of Edenborough & Edenborough, which he still serves at in Goodwell today. Dr. Edenborough continued to give back to the university by becoming a faculty member in 1968. In his 28 years at Panhandle State, he served as professor, head of the accounting department, and Dean of Business. He was awarded the Accounting Instructor of the Year from the Oklahoma Society of CPAs in 1992.
Dr. Edenborough has been an active member of the Panhandle State Foundation Board of Directors since 1995. He has been married to Judy for 59 years, and they have two sons, Rusty and Roger. Rusty married his wife, Julie, and Roger married Shelley, and together have given Russell and Judy seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.