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Robert Henry Koenker

Robert Henry Koenker, American college dean. Served with United States Coast Guard, 1941-1945.; Member Midwest Association Graduate Schools (past chairman), American Association State Colleges Universities (graduate studies committee), Council Graduate Schools, National Education Association (nat. commission on D. Arts degree), Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Blue Key.

Background

  • Koenker, Robert Henry was born on March 4, 1913 in Mankato, Minnesota, United States. Son of Frank H. and Hattie (Roos) Koenker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, Mankato State Teachers College, 1935. Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1937, Doctor of Philosophy., 1941.

    Career

    • Director graduate studies, professor education Ball State Teachers College, 1946-1964, dean graduate program, 1964-1966, professor education, psychology, since 1964, dean Graduate School, 1966-1979, dean emeritus, 1979-1981. Examiner, consultant North Central Association Colleges Secondary schools. Consultant, member committee preparation college teachers Council Graduate Schools United States.

      Consultant-expert Bureau Postsecondary Education. Examiner National Council Accreditation Teacher Education Chairman Delaware County (Indiana) Selective Service Board, 1950-1970.

    Works

    • Author: Row Peterson Arithmetic Books, Grades 3-8, 2d edition., 1959. Simplified Statistics for Students in Education and Psychology, 1971. Also research, publications on specialists in education and D. Arts degree.

    Politics

    The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.

    Religion

    The Covenant is not a contract in which God and human beings agree to provide particular goods and services for each other. It is not something that people have to do to create a relationship with God. God has already made it possible.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

    Membership

    Served with United States Coast Guard, 1941-1945. Member Midwest Association Graduate Schools (past chairman), American Association State Colleges Universities (graduate studies committee), Council Graduate Schools, National Education Association (nat. commission on D. Arts degree), Phi Delta Kappa, Kappa Delta Pi, Blue Key.

    Connections

    • Married Jeanette Bandelin, June 7, 1943. Children: Susan, Frank, Jeffrey.
    • father: Frank H. Koenker
    • mother: Hattie (Roos) Koenker
    • spouse: Jeanette Bandelin
    • children: Susan Koenker
    • Frank Koenker
    • Jeffrey Koenker
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