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academic administrator , language educator

Francis Leo Lawrence, American former academic administrator, language educator. Decorated Chevalier, Palmes Academiques, 1977. Member American Association Teachers French, North America Society 17th Century French Literature, Modern Language Association.

Background

Lawrence, Francis Leo was born on August 25, 1937 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Saint Louis University, 1959;Doctor of Philosophy in French and Italian, Tulane University, 1962.

Career

Member of faculty, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1962-1990;department chairman French and Italian, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1969-1976;acting dean Newcomb College, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1976-1978;deputy provost, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1978-1981;acting provost, graduate dean, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1981-1982;professor French, Tulane University, New Orleans, from 1971;academic vice president, provost, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1982-1990;president, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 1990.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous publications on French 17th century lit. Contributor articles, reviews and essays to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Association Teachers French, North America Society 17th Century French Literature, Modern Language Association.