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Artie Lee Travis

Artie Lee Travis, American student administrator. Recipient Anna Victoria Little award University Connecticut, 1986, Martin Luther King, Junior award University Maryland, 1990.

Background

  • Travis, Artie Lee was born on May 24, 1956 in Danville, Illinois, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Western Illinois University, 1979. Master of Arts, Western Illinois University, 1982.

    Career

    • Assistant residence hall director Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1980-1981, director Gwendolyn Brooks cultural center, 1981-1984. Research consultant City Monmouth, Illinois, 1981. Director Afro-American cultural center University Connecticut, Storrs, 1984-1987.

      Interim coordinator interim coordinator International Center, 1986. Assistant director campus activities University Maryland, College Park, 1987-1989. Director student activities and minority student affairs Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, since 1989.

      Teacher Western Illinois University, Macomb, 1982-1984, University Connecticut, Storrs, 1985-1987, University Maryland, College Park, 1988-1989.

    Politics

    As a people whose forbears came together in response to intolerance, Baptistsshould cherish freedom and pursue it for millions around the world.

    Religion

    Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Campus coordinator Harold Washington Campaign, Chicago, 1981-1982. Treasurer 3d congressional district Jesse Jackson presidential campaign, Baltimore, 1987-1988. Board directors Greenville Cultural Exchange Center, since 1990.

    Committee member Urban League Talent Search, Greenville, since 1990. Executive on loan, United Way, 1991-1992. Member American College Personnel Association, American College Union-International, National Association for Campus Activities (board directors since 1992), Phi Beta Sigma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, playing scrabble, golf, travel, bowling.

    Connections

    • 1 child, Amber Faith.
    • child: Amber Faith Travis
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    Born March 24, 1956
    (age 61)
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