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Jon Richard Hendrix

Jon Richard Hendrix, American biology professor.


  • Hendrix, Jon Richard was born on May 4, 1938 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of William Louis and Velma Lucile (Coleman) Hendrix.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana State University, 1960. Master of Science, Indiana State University, 1963. Doctor of Education, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1974.


    • Science supervisor School Town of Highland, Indiana, 1960-1971. Instructor Indiana University, Gary, 1968-1969. Associate professor biology Ball State University, Muncie, 1972-1980, professor, 1980-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998.

      Consultant Indiana Department Public Instruction, 1967-1971, Center for Values and Meaning, since 1971. Member Indiana Science Education Advisory Board, Department Public Instruction, 1967-1971.



    Fellow Indiana Academy of Sciences. Member National Science Supervisors Association (director 1969-1971), Indiana Science Supervisors Association (president 1968-1969), American Association of University Professors, Association Supervisors and Curriculum Development, National Biology Teachers Association (board directors 1986, 91—), National Science Teachers Association (life), National Society College of Science Teachers (undergraduate teaching award 1997), Central Association College Biology Teachers, Hoosier Association Science Teachers Inc. (board directors 1968-1971, Distinguished Service award 1997), Indiana Association Teacher Educators, Indiana Association Supervisors and Curriculum Development, Indiana Biology Teachers Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Delta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


    • Married Janis Ruth Rouhselange, November 24, 1962. Children– Margaret Susan, Joann Ruth, Amy Therese.
    • father: William Louis Hendrix
    • mother: Velma Lucile (Coleman) Hendrix
    • spouse: Janis Ruth Rouhselange
    • children: Margaret Susan Hendrix
    • Joann Ruth Hendrix
    • Amy Therese Hendrix
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    • 1960
      Indiana State University
    • 1963
      Indiana State University
    • 1974
      Ball State University
    • 1960 - 1971
      Science supervisor School Town of Highland
    • 1968 - 1969
      instructor, Indiana University
      Gary, Indiana, United States
    • 1972 - 1980
      associate, professor biology Ball State University
      Muncie, Indiana, United States