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University president , Philosophy educator

Charles Jackson Ping, American philosophy educator, retired university president. Fulbright Senior Research scholar for Southern Africa, 1995. Member Council on International Educational Exchange (chair board), David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (board directors), Council International Exchange Scholars (board directors, chair Africa committee).

Background

Ping, Charles Jackson was born on June 15, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Cloudy J. and Mary M. (Marion) Ping.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Rhodes College, 1951;Bachelor of Divinity, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, 1954;Doctor of Philosophy, Duke, 1961.

Career

Associate professor philosophy Alma College, 1962-1966. Professor philosophy Tusculum College, 1966-1969, vice president, dean faculty, 1967-1968, acting president, 1968-1969. Provost Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, 1969-1975.

President Ohio University, Athens, 1975-1994, president emeritus, Trustee professor philosophy and education, since 1994, company- director Manasseh Cutler Scholars Program, director Ping Institute for Teaching Humanities, 1994-1999, director emeritus, since 1999. Board directors Wing Lung Bank International Institute for Business Development, Hong Kong. Trustee Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Muskingum College, Ohio.

Member advisory board Institute Educational Management of Harvard University. Chair Commission Planning for Future of Higher Education, Kingdom of Swaziland. Member Commission on Higher Education Republic of Namibia.

Works

Membership

Member Council on International Educational Exchange (chair board), David C. Lam Institute for East-West Studies (board directors), Council International Exchange Scholars (board directors, chair Africa committee).

Connections

Married Claire Oates, June 5, 1951. Children: Andrew, Ann Shelton.

father:
Cloudy J. Ping

mother:
Mary M. (Marion) Ping

spouse:
Claire Oates

children:
Andrew Ping

Ann Shelton Ping