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Editor , Publishing executive

Corbin Gwaltney, American publishing executive, editor. Recipient Robert Sibley award American Alumni Council, 1951, 56, 59, Distinguished Service to Higher Education awards Columbia University Alumni Federation, 1964, Distinguished Service to Higher Education awards American College Public Relations Association, 1971; George Polk award for education reporting, 1979. Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Background

Gwaltney, Corbin was born on April 16, 1922 in Baltimore. Son of Howell Corbin and Margaret (Bell) Gwaltney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1943;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Long Island U., 1970;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1998;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1998.

Career

Instructor, English Johns Hopkins University, 1946. With industrial relations department Western Electric Company and Locke division General Electric Company, 1946-1949. Editor Johns Hopkins Magazine, 1949-1959.

Editor, executive director, chairman Editorial Projects for Education, Inc., Baltimore and Washington, 1959-1978. Executive editor Chronicle Higher Education, Washington, 1966-2000, chairman, since 2000. Executive editor Chronicle of Philanthropy, 1988—2000, chairman, since 2000.

Membership

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1945.

Connections

Married Doris Jean Kell, July 13, 1946 (deceased). Children: Margaret Kell, Jean Corbin, Thomas Stewart. Married Jean Caryl Wyckoff, June 20, 1973 (deceased).

Married Pamela I. Stokes, September 11, 2003.

father:
Howell Corbin Gwaltney

mother:
Margaret (Bell) Gwaltney

spouses:
Doris Jean Kell

Jean Caryl Wyckoff

Pamela I. Stokes

children:
Margaret Kell Gwaltney

Jean Corbin Gwaltney

Thomas Stewart Gwaltney