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Educational administrator

Dean William Anderson, American Educational administrator. Recipient Robert Brooks award Smithsonian Institution, 1983; Minnesota SPAN Association scholar, Israel, 1967; MacPherson Foundation scholar, Minneapolis, 1967. Trustee Interlochen Center for Arts. Member Interlochen Alumni Organisation (president 1994-1998, national board directors), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Anderson, Dean William was born on August 28, 1946 in Minneapolis. Son of Edward Marvin and Mabel (Gilland) Anderson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Macalester College, 1968;Master of Arts, University of California-Berkeley, 1970.

Career

Examiner, Office Management and Budget, Washington, 1970-1973;administrative officer, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1973-1984;assistant secretary history and art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1984-1985;under secretary, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1985-1990;deputy director management and planning, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, 1990-1997;acting director, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, since 1997.

Membership

Trustee Interlochen Center for Arts. Member Interlochen Alumni Organization (president 1994-1998, national board directors), Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Elaine Heumann Gurian. Children: Erik Wheeler, Matthew Edward.

father:
Edward Marvin Anderson

mother:
Mabel (Gilland) Anderson

spouse:
Elaine Heumann Gurian

children:
Erik Wheeler Anderson

Matthew Edward Anderson