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Gerald Arthur Heeger, American university president. Recipient Certified of Appreciation Association for Volunteer Administration 1981, Sesquicentennial Associateship Institute for Advanced Studies, 1973; Fulbright-Hayes grantee, 1973. Member American Political Science Association, Association for Asian Studies.

Background

Heeger, Gerald Arthur was born on January 15, 1943 in Akron, Iowa, United States. Son of Peter J. and Alice (Minkin) Heeger.

Education

Bachelor, University California-Berkeley, 1965. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1971.

Career

Director South Asia Studies program University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1971-1972. Chairman department political studies Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1976-1979, dean, university college, 1980-1983, provost, 1983-1987, executive vice president, 1985-1987. Dean The New School, 1987-1990.

Dean School Continuing Education New York University, New York City, 1991-1999. President University of Maryland University College, College Park, Maryland, since 1999.

Membership

Member American Political Science Association, Association for Asian Studies.

Connections

Married Geraldine Ruth Gyarfas, June 16, 1968. Children– Brian, Robin.

father:
Peter J. Heeger

mother:
Alice (Minkin) Heeger

spouse:
Geraldine Ruth Gyarfas

child:
Brian Heeger

child:
Robin Heeger