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Donald Ray Rye, counselor. Counseling. Recipient Distinguished Service award Arkansas Board Exam of Counsel, 1991; named Postsecondary Counselor of Year, Arkansas Ach. Counselors Association, 1991, Committee Chair Extraordinaire, Leadership Handbook, Arkansas Counsel Association, 1991.


Rye, Donald Ray was born on February 12, 1940. Son of A.C. and Vesta Imogene (Massey) Rye.


Bachelor of Science, Arkansas Technology, 1962. Master of Science, Indiana University, 1966. Doctor of Education, Indiana University, 1969.


Teaching associate Indiana University, Bloomington, 1966-1967. Visiting lecturer Tulane University, New Orleans, 1967. VA counselor Murray (Kentucky) State University, 1967-1968, director testing center, 1968-1972, acting chair, 1972-1974, director, counsel, 1974-1976.

Professor University Arkansas, Fayetteville, from 1976, coordinator graduate study, from 1991. Member awards committee association for Counselor Education, 1982-1984. Chair standards Review Committee Southern Association CNED and Supervisor, 1986-1987.

Member and voting delegate Association for Counselor Education, New Orleans, 1990. Member, supervisor committee American Association St. Counsel, 1990-1991.


Secretary Washington County Civil Service Commission, Fayetteville, Arkansas, 1983-1986. 1st lieutenant 1957-1968. Member American Association for Counsel and Development, American School Counselor Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervisor, Association Specialists in Group Work, Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervisor, Arkansas Counseling Association, Arkansas Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development.


Married Sheila; children: Carrie, Tonia.