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academic administrator , educator , writer

James Beverly Hobbs, business administration educator, writer, academic administrator. Recipient Silver Palm award, Boys Scouts American, 1946. Served as naval aviation cadet United States Navy, 1952, as regimental sergeant major United States Army, 1952-1954, Korea. Member Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Mu Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

Background

Hobbs, James Beverly was born on September 9, 1930 in Topeka. Son of Kenneth Beverly and Ida (Burkholder) Hobbs.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1952. Master of Business Administration, University Kansas, 1957. Doctor of Business Administration, Indiana University, 1962.

Career

Finance analyst, Hotpoint division General Electric, Chicago, 1957-1960;assistant professor management and accounting, Kansas State University, 1962-1966;associate dean, Kansas State University, 1964-1966;associate professor management and accounting, Lehigh University, 1966-1970;professor, Lehigh University, 1970-1979;Frank L. Magee Distinguished professor business administration, Lehigh University, 1979-1991;Frank L. Magee Distinguished professor business administration emeritus, Lehigh University, since 1991;department chairman management, finance, marketing and law, Lehigh University, 1970-1975;department chairman management, finance and marketing, Lehigh University, 1982-1983;director Master of Business Administration program, Lehigh University, 1986-1989;co-chairman management department, Lehigh University, 1989-1990;associate dean College Arts and Sciences, Lehigh University, 1993-1995;associate dean College Business and Economics, Lehigh University, 1993;chairman art and architecture department, Lehigh University, 1996. Visiting professor accounting U. Canterbury, New Zealand, 1976, Michigan Technological U., 1975. Visiting professor management U. Edinburgh, Scotland, 1984, Ecole Superieure Commerce de Poitiers, France, 1990.

Participant mission to Ulan Bator, Mongolia, United Nations Development Program, 1992. Participant missions to Ternopil, Ukraine, Vladivostok, Russia and Bratislava, Slovak Republic, International Executive Svc. Corps, 1993, 95, 97, mission to Skopje, Macedonia, United States Energy Association, 1997.

Academic consultant.

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Membership

Served as naval aviation cadet United States Navy, 1952, as regimental sergeant major United States Army, 1953-1954, Korea. Member Dictionary Society North America, Mensa, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Mu Delta, Phi Beta Delta.

Connections

Married Peggy Genevieve Whitney, November 2, 1957. Children: David Beverly, Nancy Ruth.

father:
Kenneth Beverly Hobbs

mother:
Ida (Burkholder) Hobbs

spouse:
Peggy Genevieve Whitney

child:
David Beverly Hobbs

child:
Nancy Ruth Hobbs