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Lora G. Lunt, American language educator, director. Recipient Dictee Ameriques, Quebec, Canada, 2002, President's Excellence Academy Service award, State University of New York Potsdam, 2000, Chancellor's award for excellence in professional service, State University of New York, 2007.


Lunt, Lora G. was born on March 21, 1940 in Princeton, New Jersey, United States.


Bachelor in French with honors, Swarthmore College, 1962. Master of Arts in Teaching. in French, Johns Hopkins University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Arabic, Indiana University, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy in French, McGill University, 2001.


Instructor French University Maine, Orono, 1963—1964. English as Second Language teacher Peace Corps, Sfax, Tunisia, 1964—1966. Instructor French Canton Agricultural and Technology College, New York, 1973.

Teacher French Potsdam High School, 1973—1980. Adjunct instructor French St. Lawrence University, Canton, 1981. Associate dean Arts and Sciences State University of New York Potsdam, 1981—1986, interim chair modern languages, 1987—1988, instructor French, 1989—1990, director international education, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: (book) The Potsdam Reader, 1982. Contributor articles newsletter Northeast Conference Teaching Foreign Languages, 1988, articles including Institut des Belles Lettres Arabes, 1996. Director: (grant project United States Department Education) Potsdam College Foreign Language Project, 1985, Potsdam College Collaborative Project, 1989, (grant project United States Department State) Tunisia-State University of New York Potsdam Business Education Partnership, 2002-2006.


Member World in Potsdam Diversity Festival, New York, since 1998. Clerk St. Lawrence Valley Friends Meeting, 2000—2001. Host Mother AFS, 1977—1978, 1983—1984, 1987—1988, Organizer of Bus Stop, 1987.

Member of Northeast Modern Language Association, Conseil International des Etudes Francophones.


Married C. Richard K. Lunt. Children: Emily Garland, Mary Jenney.

C. Richard K. Lunt

Emily Garland Lunt

Mary Jenney Lunt