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Lester Burton Sands

university chancellor.

Lester Burton Sands, American university chancellor. Member National Education Association, Philosophy Education Association, History Education Society, Phi Delta Kappa.; Club: Rotary.

Background

Sands, Lester Burton was born on June 10, 1905 in Brooklyn. Son of George and Musette (Bruton) Sands.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1929, Master of Arts, 1933, Doctor of Education, 1939.

Career

Vice principal Haight School, Alameda, California, 1931-1935. Coordinator curriculum principal Palo Alto (California) schools, 1936-1940. Associate professor education DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1940-1944, coordinator United States Naval Flight School, 1942-1944.

Dean, department chairman education New Mexico Highlands U., Las Vegas, 1944-1946. Visiting professor U. Alaska, Fairbanks, 1973. Professor education University of California, Santa Barbara, 1946-1972.

Chancellor Laurence U., Santa Barbara, 1974-1981. Fulbright professor, Peru, 1960-1961. Consultant in field; consultant Agency for International Development, Guatemala, 1966, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Costa Rica, 1967, United States Office Education, P.R., 1968.

Works

  • Author: Introduction to Teaching High School, 1949. American Public School Administration, 1952. Audio-Visual Procedures, 1956.

    History of Education Chart, 1938-1981.

Membership

Member National Education Association, Philosophy Education Association, History Education Society, Phi Delta Kappa. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Carol Brown; children: Anne Musette, Margaret Claire.

father:
George Sands

mother:
Musette (Bruton) Sands

spouse:
Carol Brown

children:
Anne Musette Sands

Margaret Claire Sands