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academic administrator , director , History educator

Lawrence Alfred Fink, American History educator, academic administrator, athletic director. Board of directors Hampshire United Fund, Northampton, since 1968; trustee Northampton School for Girls, Williston Academy Served with C.I.C. Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American History Association, National Council Social Studies, Organisation American Historians, American Ednl. Research Association, American Ednl. Studies Association.

Background

Fink, Lawrence Alfred was born on January 20, 1930 in New York City. Son of Merwin Jesse and Claudia (Lowenthal) Fink.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1951;Master of Arts, Columbia, 1958;Doctor of Education, Columbia, 1964.

Career

Teacher history, New Rochelle (New York) High School, 1957-1960;instructor, Teachers College of Columbia, 1960-1962;assistant professor education, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1963-1966;associate professor, department chairman education and child study, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1966-1970;professor, department chairman, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1970;director graduate study, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1978;athletic director, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1981-1988;dean summer programs, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, since 1987. Senior associate Education Associates. Consultant President's Committee Mental Retardation, 1969-1970.

Consultant editor Random House. Trustee Northampton Institution Savings. Board directors Heritage-Network Information Service Bank for Savings, Heritage bank corporation.

Membership

Board directors Hampshire United Fund, Northampton, since 1968. Trustee Northampton School for Girls, Williston Academy Served with C.I.C. Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American History Association, National Council Social Studies, Organization American Historians, American Educational Research Association, American Educational Studies Association.

Connections

Married Barbara Louise Gross, August 30, 1959. Children– Laura Alison, James Merwin, Hilary Lynn.

father:
Merwin Jesse Fink

mother:
Claudia (Lowenthal) Fink

spouse:
Barbara Louise Gross

children:
Laura Alison Fink

James Merwin Fink

Hilary Lynn Fink