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busines administration educator

James Robert Swanson, busines administration educator. With United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Florida Educational Research Association (president since 1979), National Council on Measurement in Education, Association for Computing Machinery, University Florida National Alumni Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Mu Delta.

Background

Swanson, James Robert was born on March 9, 1934 in Palatka, Florida, United States. Son of Norman Linné Swanson and Bessie Gertrude (Kennedy) Dekle.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Education, University Florida, 1955. Master of Education, University Florida, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Florida State University, 1970.

Career

Administrator Management Information System, Florida Department Education, Tallahassee, 1967-1976; director research and training, Florida Department HRS, Tallahassee, 1976-1977; consultant education, Tallahassee, 1977-1981; director Management Information System, Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, 1981-1983; teaching associate, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1983-1986; assistant professor, Embry-Riddle Aero U., Daytona Beach, Florida, 1986-1989; research consultant, N.H. College and University Council, Manchester, 1989-1991; assistant professor, Lenoir-Rhyne College, Hickory, North Carolina, 1991-1992; associate professor business administration, Embry-Riddle Aero U., Daytona Beach, since 1992.

Membership

With United States Army, 1957-1959. Member Florida Educational Research Association (president since 1979), National Council on Measurement in Education, Association for Computing Machinery, University Florida National Alumni Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Delta Mu Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, computer programming, walking, meditation.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Jane Eppele, June 6, 1956 (divorced May 1967). Children: James Robert Junior, Franklyn Alden, Stephen Morey. Married Lucille Agnes Wriglesworth, March 30, 1971.

1 child, Lori Kathryn.

father:
Norman Linné Swanson Dekle

mother:
Bessie Gertrude (Kennedy) Dekle

spouses:
Lucille Agnes Wriglesworth

Elizabeth Jane Eppele

children:
James Robert Junior Swanson

Stephen Morey Swanson

Franklyn Alden Swanson

Lori Kathryn Swanson