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academic administrator

Frederick W. Capshaw, American academic administrator. Trustee Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, since 1994; board directors Private Industry Council, Philadelphia, since 1994. Member Community College Humanities Association (board directors since 1994), Rotary, Union League Club.

Background

Capshaw, Frederick W. was born on July 28, 1944 in Brooklyn. Son of Fred and Rita Marie (Rowlenson) Capshaw.

Education

Bachelor, Manhattan College, 1966. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1975.

Career

English instructor, U. Maryland., College Park, 1966-1970;English lecturer, U. Maryland., College Park, 1970-1973;assistant dean for educational services, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, Maryland., 1981-1985;dean of instruction, Essex Community College, Baltimore County, Maryland., 1985-1990;president, North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, 1990-1994;president, Community College of Philadelphia, since 1994. Part-time English instructor Bowie State (Maryland.) College, 1968-1970. Member governing board Partnership for Reform Philadelphia Public School Business, since 1994.

Co-chair school to work task force Philadelphia School District, since 1994.

Membership

Trustee Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia, since 1994. Board directors Private Industry Council, Philadelphia, since 1994. Member Community College Humanities Association (board directors since 1994), Rotary, Union League Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, fishing, reading.

Connections

Married Eileen Frances Colfer, August 20, 1966. Children: Katharine, Daniel, Theodore, Elizabeth, Jane.

father:
Fred Capshaw

mother:
Rita Marie (Rowlenson) Capshaw

spouse:
Eileen Frances Colfer

children:
Katharine Capshaw

Daniel Capshaw

Theodore Capshaw

Elizabeth Capshaw

Jane Capshaw