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Robert Logan Nugent

Robert Logan Nugent, American university executive. Awarded Cross Commander Royal Order of the Phoenix (Greece), 1950.


  • Nugent, Robert Logan was born on February 9, 1902 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Paul Cook and Mary Louise (Logan) Nugent.

  • Education

    • Graduate School Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1930-1932. Graduate College, 1940, professor.


    • Research fellow, United States Bureau of Mines, 1924, junior chemist, summer 1925. Heckscher research assistant, Cornell, 1927-1928. Physical chemist, Gladwyne (Pennsylvania) Research Laboratory, 1928-1932.

      Instructor biochemistry, Graduate School Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1930-1932. Assistant professor, University of Arizona, 1932, associate professor, 1935, professor, dean Graduate College, 1940, professor, dean College Liberal Arts, 1944, professor, vice president, 1947-1957, professor and executive vice president, since 1957. Acting director of the summer session, 1958-1959.


    • Contributor science papers to jours.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Arizona State Board Examinations in Basic Sciences, 1936-1951, secretary-treasurer, 1936-1940, 42. Member National Advisory Dental Research Council, United States Public Health Service, 1957-1961. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

    Member American Chemical Society, North Central Association Colls. & Secondary Schools (member of commission on colls. universities, 1956-1960), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Delta Chi. Clubs: Old Pueblo, Tucson, Kiwanis.


    • father: Paul Cook Nugent
    • mother: Mary Louise (Logan) Nugent
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    Born February 9, 1902
    Died June, 1963
    (aged 61)