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Francis Martin Lazarus, American academic administrator. Recipient President's award Wisconsin Dental Association, 1994; named Outstanding Young Man American United States Chamber of Commerce, 1973.


Lazarus, Francis Martin was born on December 29, 1944 in Elma, New York, United States. Son of Edward Alois and Olivia Anne (Peters) Lazarus.


AB, Canisius College, 1966. Master of Arts, Cornell University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell University, 1973.


Assistant professor English United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1970-1973. Assistant professor Classics Salem College, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1973-1978. Administrative fellow Memphis State University, 1978-1979.

Associate academy dean Salem College, Winston-Salem, 1979-1980. Dean College Arts and Sciences University Dayton, Ohio, 1980-1988. Vice president academy affairs Marquette University, Milwaukee, 1988-1996.

Vice president, provost University San Diego, 1996—2004. President University Dallas, since 2004. Chair academy consortium Great Midwest Conference, Chicago, 1992-1995.


Board trustees Youth Leadership Academy, Milwaukee, 1993-1996. Captain United States Army, 1970-1973. Member American Council Education (fellow 1978), American Philological Association, Classical Society of America Academy in Rome, Vergilian Society, Association Catholic Colleges and Universities.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: fishing.


Married Carol Mary Scheminger, June 29, 1968, children: Catherine M., Julie A., James E.

Edward Alois Lazarus

Olivia Anne (Peters) Lazarus

Carol Mary Scheminger

Catherine M. Lazarus

Julie A. Lazarus

James E. Lazarus