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University educator

John Leonard Baier, American university educator.


Baier, John Leonard was born on October 6, 1943 in Buffalo. Son of Harry Edward Baier and Florence (Manno) Militello.


Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, GMI Engineering and Management Institute, Flint, Michigan, 1966. Master Counselor Education, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration, Southern Illinois University, 1974.

Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1986.


Assistant labor relations representative, Chevrolet Tonawanda (New York) Forge Plant, 1965-1966;assistant director student union, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1966-1968;director student activities and student center, Temple University, Philadelphia, 1969-1971;assistant dean student development, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale, 1971-1975;associate dean student development, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1975-1976;acting dean student development, U. Nebraska, Lincoln, 1976-1977;assistant vice president student affairs, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, 1977-1984;dean students, Texas Technology U., Lubbock, 1979-1984;vice president student affairs, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1984-1990;professor higher education, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1990-1992;professor, chair department higher education, U. North Texas, Denton, since 1992.


Vice-chairman Texas Technology United Way Campaign, Lubbock, 1977-1979. Member American Association Higher Education, American Association Counseling and Development, National Association Student Personnel Administrators (distinguished service award region III 1988), Southern Association College Student Affairs, Texas Association College and University Student Personnel Administrators (president 1983-1984, president award 1984), Sigma Chi (director House Corporation 1977-1984, Grand Counsul's Citation award 1965, 80), Blue Key, Golden Key, Order of Omega.


Married Nancy Jane, August 28, 1965. Children: John, Karen.

Harry Edward Baier Militello

Florence (Manno) Militello

Nancy Jane

John Baier

Karen Baier