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Dudley Robert Hutcherson

university dean

Dudley Robert Hutcherson, American university dean. Member Modern Language Association, Conference Deans of Southern Graduate Schools, S. Central Modern Language Association (Vice-President 1954-1955, president 1956-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Hutcherson, Dudley Robert was born on October 28, 1902 in Bluefield, West Virginia, United States. Son of John Reese and Lala Frances (Dudley) Hutcherson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory and Henry College, 1923, Doctor of Letters, 1948. Master of Arts, University of Virginia, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

Career

Assistant principal Norton (Virginia) High School, 1923-1926. Principal Amherst (Virginia) High School, 1926-1930. Instructor Beaver High School, Bluefield, West Virginia, 1933-1934.

Dupont research fellow University of Virginia, 1934-1935. Assistant Professor of English, Wesleyan College for Women, 1935-1936. Assistant Professor of English, University of Mississippi, 1936-1938, associate professor 1938-1943, Professor of English since 1943, acting dean graduate school, 1942-1946, dean, since 1946.

Visiting professor American studies U. Madrid, Spain, 1957-1958. President Conference Deans Southern Graduate Schools, 1948-1949. President Southern Literary Festival, 1940.

Works

  • Co-author: (book) Complete College Composition, 1940, review edit., 1945. Contributor articles to periodicals.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Conference Deans of Southern Graduate Schools, S. Central Modern Language Association (Vice-President 1954-1955, president 1956-1957), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Anita Teresa Cometti, March 16, 1935. Children: John Reese, Nancy Claire.

father:
John Reese Hutcherson

mother:
Lala Frances (Dudley) Hutcherson

spouse:
Anita Teresa Cometti

children:
John Reese Hutcherson

Nancy Claire Hutcherson