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academic administrator , educator , historian

John Joseph Duffy was American academic administrator, historian, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service award Garnet and Black of University South Carolina, 1969, Outstanding Education Professional award South Carolina Association Higher Continuing Education, 1983, Distinguished Service award Educational Foundation University South Carolina, 1989; named Young Man of Year Junior Chamber of Commerce, Beaufort County, South Carolina, 1964.

Background

Duffy, John Joseph was born on April 25, 1931 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of John Joseph and Mary (McMahon) Duffy.

Education

Bachelor in History, College Charleston, 1952;Master of Arts in History, University of Southern California, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of Southern California, 1963.

Career

Director, University of Southern California, Beaufort, 1959-1966;associate professor of history, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1964-1998;academic coordinator College General Studies, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1966-1967;assistant provost regional campuses, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1967-1968;associate provost regional campuses, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1968-1972;associate vice president regional campuses, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1972-1977;system vice president university campuses and continuing education, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1977-1988;chancellor university campuses and continuing education, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1988-1991;vice provost for regional campuses and continuing education, 1991-1992;vice provost, executive dean regional campuses/continuing education, University of Southern California, Columbia, 1992-1998;retired, 1998.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, music M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (radio script) Secession Convention of 1860, 1960. (pamphlet) A Short History of Beaufort County, 1975, also articles.

Membership

District chairman Midlands county Boy Scouts American, 1969-1971. Sustaining member South Carolina. Democratic Party. Member Southern History Association, South Carolina.

History Association, National University Continuing Education Association (chair region III 1980-1982), National Association State Universities and Land Grant Colls., Rotary, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music.

Connections

Married Marcia Fletcher Tinkham, August 15, 1959. Children: Katharine, John Joseph, Eleanor.

father:
John Joseph Duffy

mother:
Mary (McMahon) Duffy

spouse:
Marcia Fletcher Tinkham

children:
Katharine Duffy

John Joseph Duffy

Eleanor Duffy