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university administrator , Chemistry educator

Angelo Anthony Volpe, American university administrator, chemistry educator. Recipient Ednl. Svc. award Plastics Institute American, 1973; named Freygang Outstanding Teacher, Stevens Institute Technology, 1975.Mem. American Chemical Society, Tennessee Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi. Member American Chem.

Background

Volpe, Angelo Anthony was born on November 8, 1938 in New York City. Son of Bernard Charles and Serafina (Martorana) Volpe.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Brooklyn College, 1959. Master of Sciences, University Maryland., 1962, Doctor of Philosophy, 1966. Master of Engineering (honours), Stevens Institute Technology, 1975.

Research chemist USNOrdnance Laboratory, Silver Spring, Maryland., 1961-1966. Assistant professor to professor of chemistry Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1966-1977. Department chairman chemistry East Carolina U., Greenville, North Carolina, 1977-1980, dean. college arts and science, 1980-1983, vice chancelor for academic affairs, 1983-1987.

President Tennessee Technology U., 1987. Adjunct Professor textile chemical North Carolina State University, Raleigh,1978-1982. Guest lector Plastics Institute American, Hoboken, 1967-1982.

Career

Research chemist United States Navy Ordnance Laboratory, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1961-1966. From assistant professor to professor chemistry Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1966-1977. Chairman department chemistry East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 1977-1980, dean College Arts and Sciences, 1980-1983, vice chancellor for academy affairs, 1983-1987.

President Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, 1987-2000, retired, 2000, president emeritus, since 2000. Member board of trustee Tusculum College, since 2005, acting president, 2007. Adjunct professor textile chemical North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1978-1982.

Guest lector Plastics Institute American, Hoboken, 1967-1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Chemical Society, Tennessee Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, reading.

Connections

Married Jennette Murray, May 15, 1965.

father:
Bernard Charles Volpe

mother:
Serafina (Martorana) Volpe

spouse:
Jennette Murray