Robert P. Pula (1928–2004) was a Director Emeritus of the Institute of General Semantics, author of A General-Semantics Glossary, and a composer. Pula served as the lead lecturer for the Institute of General Semantics for many years. He also edited the General Semantics Bulletin from 1977 to 1985, and served as the Director of the Institute from 1983 to 1986. In 1993 he wrote the "Preface to the Fifth Edition" of Alfred Korzybski's Science and Sanity. He was a polymathic poet, painter, pianistic composer, Polka historian, Polish culturalist, cartoonist, writer, editor, and teacher.