Clarence Woodrow Sorensen, American college president. Recipient Distinguished Service award Quad-Cities Graduate Studies Center, Rock Island, Illinois, 1975, Distinguished Community Service award Rock Island Rotary, 1975; named Man of Year, Quad-Cities chapter B’nai B’rith, 1975; decorated commander Order of North Star (Sweden).
Director Pakistan education project, 1951-1952. Assistant professor Illinois State University, 1949-1952, associate professor, 1952-1956, professor geography, 1956-1959, dean Graduate School, 1959-1962. President Augustana College, Rock Island, Illinois, 1962-1975.
Board of directors Foundation Inter Confessional Research, France, Lutheran School Theology, Chicago, 1976-1982.
Author: A World View, 1950. Ways of Our Land, 1954. (with H.H. Barrows, Evangelical Presbyterian Parker) Our Big World, 1945, Old World Lands, 1948, The American Continents, 1947.
Co-author vols. published in Urdu: Neighbors in Asia, Europe and North America, The Southern Continents, Pakistan and the World, Regions and Resources, Economic Geography Physical Geography and Geology, 1952-1954. Also numerous articles, filmstrips in field.
Born April 6, 1907