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John Wallace Seveland, American College administrator. Board of directors Illinois headquarters Michigan Act Council, 1993-1995, United Way Gratiot County, Alma, since 1990, Alma Symphony Orchestra, 1989-1992, president, 1991; big brother Big Brother/Big Sisters, Alma, 1993-1995. Corporation United States Marine Corps, 1969-1970. Member Gratiot County Optimist Club (board directors 1992-1995, vice president 1992-1994).

Background

Seveland, John Wallace was born on December 25, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Forrest John and Helen Virginia (Muir) Seveland.

Education

Bachelor, George Williams College, 1968; Master of Science, George Williams College, 1972.

Career

Admissions counselor to associate director admissions, George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1971-1976; director admissions, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakot, 1976-1979; dean of admissions, assistant professor psychology, Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakot, 1979-1981; director admissions, Aurora (Illinois) College, 1981-1985; vice president enrollment and admissions, Aurora (Illinois) College, 1985-1988; vice president enrollment and student affairs, Alma (Michigan) College, since 1988. Consultant colleges Iowa, Colorado, North Carolina, Nebraska, South Carolina. and Ohio, since 1986.

Membership

Board of directors Illinois headquarters Michigan Act Council, 1993-1995, United Way Gratiot County, Alma, since 1990, Alma Symphony Orchestra, 1989-1992, president, 1991. Big brother Big Brother/Big Sisters, Alma, 1993-1995. Corporation United States Marine Corps, 1969-1970.

Member Gratiot County Optimist Club (board directors 1992-1995, vice president 1992-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pottery, fishing, boating, traveling.

Connections

Married Linda Jeanne Behncke, February 21, 1970 (deceased March 1995). Children: Sean Keith, Chad Forrest.

father:
Forrest John Seveland

mother:
Helen Virginia (Muir) Seveland

spouse:
Linda Jeanne Behncke

children:
Sean Keith Seveland

Chad Forrest Seveland