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History educator , educational system administrator

Durward Long, American educational system administrator, former history educator. Named Distinguished Alumnus, University Florida. Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Higher Education, Association Southern Labor Historians (president 1969-1971), Southern History Association, Florida History Society.

Background

Long, Durward was born on November 12, 1930 in Houston County, Alabama, United States. Son of Melvin Durward and Ramona Bernice (Robinson) Long.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Troy State University, 1953. Master of Arts, Auburn University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1959.

Career

Assistant dean Graduate School, U. Georgiaassistant professor, then associate professor of history, U. Georgia, 1965-1967;assistant vice-chancellor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1967-1968;academic administrative intern, American Council Education, 1967-1968;executive director select committee, California Master Plan for Higher Education, 1971-1973;professor, University of Wisconsin Center System, Madison, 1968-1973;vice chancellor, then chancellor, University of Wisconsin Center System, Madison, 1968-1973;vice president, University of California, Berkeley, 1973-1975;professor, U. Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, 1975-1984;vice president, U. Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, 1975-1979, 81-84;chancellor, U. Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, 1979-1981;acting vice president finance, U. Wyoming, Laramie, 1982-1984;president, professor, Sangamon State University, Springfield, Illinois, 1984-1991;vice chancellor for strategic planning and development, Illinois Board Regents, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Protest—Student Activism in America, 1970. Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors, American Association Higher Education, Association Southern Labor Historians (president 1969-1971), Southern History Association, Florida History Society.

Connections

Married Estrella Celorio, February 11, 1953. Children: Melvin Durward III, Carl Patrick, Elena Colleen.

father:
Melvin Durward Long

mother:
Ramona Bernice (Robinson) Long

spouse:
Estrella Celorio

children:
Melvin Durward III Long

Carl Patrick Long

Elena Colleen Long