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Wilbur Garrett Lewellen

Wilbur Garrett Lewellen, American management educator, consultant. Recipient Salgo-Noren award as Outstanding Teacher in Graduate Professional Programs, Salgo-Noren Foundation, 1973, 77, 79, 84. Member American Association of University Professors, Finance Management Association (vice president 1973-1974), American Finance Association, Western Finance Association.

Background

  • Lewellen, Wilbur Garrett was born on January 21, 1938 in Charleroi, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Anthony Garrett and Cozie Harriett (Watson) Lewellen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1959. Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1967.

      LhD (honorary), Budapest University of Economic Sciences, 1996.

    Career

    • Assistant professor management Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1964-1968, associate professor management, 1968-1972, professor, 1972-1983, Loeb professor management, 1983-1988, Krannert distinguished professor management, since 1988, director executive education programs, 1985—2006. Consultant Bank American, San Francisco, 1975—1990, Indiana Bell Telephone Сompany, Indianapolis, 1976—1990, American Water Works Company, Wilmington, Delaware, 1978—1994, Indianapolis Power and Light Company, 1993—1999, NiSource, Inc., since 2000. Board directors Industrial Dielectrics, Inc.

    Politics

    Working in partnership with different Christian denominations allows influencing public policy more effectively.

    Religion

    People need to grow in relationship with God, whose love constantly prompts to transform people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

    Membership

    Member American Association of University Professors, Finance Management Association (vice president 1973-1974), American Finance Association, Western Finance Association.

    Connections

    • Married Jean Carolyn Vanderlip, December 8, 1962 (divorced 1982). Children– Stephen G., Jocelyn A., Jonathan W., Robyn E. Married Eloise Evelyn Vincent, March 5, 1983.
    • father: Anthony Garrett Lewellen
    • mother: Cozie Harriett (Watson) Lewellen
    • spouses: Jean Carolyn Vanderlip
    • Eloise Evelyn Vincent
    • children: Stephen G. Lewellen
    • Jocelyn A. Lewellen
    • Jonathan W. Lewellen
    • Robyn E. Lewellen
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    Nationality
    • 1959
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1961
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1967
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1996
      Budapest University of Economic Sciences
    • 1964 - 1968
      Assistant, professor management Purdue University
      West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
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