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George Bruce Dearing

educator

George Bruce Dearing, American educator.

Background

Dearing, George Bruce was born on January 11, 1918 in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of James Roscoe and Clara (Patterson) Dearing.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Allegheny College, 1939, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1965. Master of Arts in English, State University Iowa, 1940, Doctor of Philosophy., 1942. Master of Arts in Psychology, Swarthmore College, 1954.

Student Institute College and University Adminstrs., Harvard Business School, 1958.

Career

Instructor English, University of Minnesota, 1942-1943, Cornell Univercity, 1946-1947. Assistant Professor of English, Swarthmore College, 1947-1950, from assistant to associate professor, 1952-1957, director Bell Program in Liberal Arts for Executives, 1956-1957. Visiting Professor of English, U. Massachusetts, summer 1956.

Professor of English, dean School Arts and Science, U. Delaware, 1957-1965. President State University New York at Binghamton, 1965-1971. Vice chancellor academic programs State University New York, Albany, 1971-1976.

University professor humanities Upstate Medical Center, State University New York, Syracuse, 1976-1985. Active Boy Scouts American. Board directors American Humanities Center 1958-1985.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946, 50-52. Member College English Association (director) 1951-1952, 60-63, president 1953), Association Land Grant Colleges State Universities (chairman div. arts and science 1963), Modern Language Association, National Council Teachers English, American Association University Professors, Eastern Association College Deans, American Conference Academy Deans, Society Advancement Education (trustee 1966), Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Chi.

Connections

Married Betty Boltz, June 29, 1940. Children: Mary Susan, James Bruce.

father:
James Roscoe Dearing

mother:
Clara (Patterson) Dearing

spouse:
Betty Boltz

children:
Mary Susan Dearing

James Bruce Dearing