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academic administrator , provost , History educator

Loren William Crabtree, American history professor, former academic administrator. NDFL Chinese Language fellow Harvard University, 1964. Trustee American Baptist Church, Fort Collins, 1970-1974; board deacons First Christian Church, Fort Collins, 1984-1986. Member Association for Asian Studies (president western conference 1983-1984), Council Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Golden Key, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Crabtree, Loren William was born on September 2, 1940 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, United States. Son of Benjamin Forrest and Harriet Caroline (Zempel) Crabtree.

Education

Bachelor, University of Minnesota, 1961;Master of Arts, University of Minnesota, 1965;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1969.

Career

Instructor Bethel College, St. Paul, 1965-1967. From instructor to professor history Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1967, dean College Liberal Arts, 1991-1997, provost, academy vice president, 1998-2001. Vice president and provost University Tennessee, Knoxville, 2001—2003, chancellor, 2003—2008.

Senior fellow, Chief Executive Officer global education Institute Shipboard Education (Semester at Sea), since 2008. Visiting associate professor University Colorado, Boulder, 1980. Visiting professor, dean semester at sea program University Pittsburgh, 1986, 91.

Faculty affiliate National Faculty, Atlanta, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Lion and the Dragon, 1970. Co-author: Civilizations: A Cultural Atlas, 1994. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Trustee American Baptist Church, Fort Collins, 1970-1974. Board deacons First Christian Church, Fort Collins, 1984-1986. Member Association for Asian Studies (president western conference 1983-1984), Council Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Golden Key, Mortar Board, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Alpha Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, mountain climbing, court sports, furniture building.

Connections

Married Sheila Ann Volz, August 25, 1961 (divorced May 1987). Children: Christopher, Kathryn, Paul. Married Monica Sue Christen, 1987.

father:
Benjamin Forrest Crabtree

mother:
Harriet Caroline (Zempel) Crabtree

spouses:
Sheila Ann Volz

Monica Sue Christen

children:
Christopher Crabtree

Kathryn Crabtree

Paul Crabtree