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William H. Conley

William H. Conley, American educator. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award Loyola University, 1961.

Background

  • Conley, William H. was born on February 13, 1907 in Sharon, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Stephen E. and Agnes (Kinna) G.

  • Education

    • B.S.C., Loyola University, 1930, A.M., 1935. Master of Business Administration, Northwestern University, 1932, Doctor of Philosophy., 1947. Doctor of Laws, Seton Hall, 1953, St. Ambrose College, 1962.

      Doctor of Humane Letters, Manhattan College, 1963. Marvcrest College, 1964. Doctor of Laws, Fairfield U., 1965, U. Bridgeport, 1967.

    Career

    • Dean, 1932-1935; dean, Wright Junior College (Chicago Municipal), 1935-1946. Dean Loyola University School Commerce, 1946-1948. Specialist higher education United States Office Education, 1948-1949.

      Department chairman education, dean U. College Loyola University, 1949-1951. Vice president instruction Seton Hall U., 1951-1953. Educational assistant to president Marquette U., 1953-1963.

      On leave, director Carnegie Study Catholic Education, U. Notre Dame, 1962-1963. President Sacred Heart U., Bridgeport, Connecticut, 1963-1971, chancellor, 1971-1974. Regional representative consumer div., O.P.A., 1941-1942.

      Director publications Naval Air Technology Training Center, 1942-1944. Member United States National Committee on United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1956-1974, member Executive Committee, 1957-1974. Member Government's Commision on Youth.

      Member Connecticut Commission in Cooperation with Federal Authorities in Matters Pertaining to Higher Education President, Connecticut Federation Citizens for Ednl. Freedom; member Diocesan School Board, 1968-1974. Trustee College Entrance Examination Board, 1959.

      Board directors Center for Study of Liberal Education for Adults, 1956.

    Works

    • Authorities in Matters Pertaining to Higher Education President, Connecticut Federation Citizens for Ednl. Freedom
    • member Diocesan School Board, 1968-1974. Trustee College Entrance Examination Board, 1959.

      Board directors Center for Study of Liberal Education for Adults, 1956.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member United States National Committee on United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 1956-1974. Member Government's Commision on Youth. Member Connecticut Commission in Cooperation with Federal.

    Served as Lieutenant commander of The United States Navy Reserve, officer-in-charge instruction, training Service Schools Bureau Personnel, Navy Department, 1944-1946. Chairman, United States Armed Forces Education Program Committee 1949-1951. Member National Catholic Business Education Association (co-chairman midwest div.

    1948), American Economics Association, National Education Association (vice president Association for Higher Education 1963-1964), American Association School Adminstrs., American Ednl. Roman Catholic.; Clubs: University, Algonquin, Brooklawn.

    Connections

    • Married Evelyn McIntyre, June 20, 1936. Children: William H., Mary Cecile, Mary Eileen, Stephen E. Instructor.
    • father: Stephen E. G.
    • mother: Agnes (Kinna) G.
    • spouse: Evelyn McIntyre
    • children: William H. Conley
    • Mary Cecile Conley
    • Mary Eileen Conley
    • Stephen E. Instr Conley
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    Born February 13, 1907
    Died July 18, 1974
    (aged 67)
    Nationality

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