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educator , Academic adminstrator

Melvin Delmar Palmer, American, British Academic adminstrator, educator. Recipient Distinguished Teaching award Western Maryland. College, 1970, 79.

Background

Palmer, Melvin Delmar was born on July 14, 1930 in Mitchell County, Georgia, United States. Son of Melvin Delmar Palmer and Leolah (Gardner) Frank.

Education

Bachelor, University Maryland, 1957. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1969.

Career

Faculty, Western Kentucky State University, Bowling Green, 1959-1962;faculty, U. Maryland., College Park, 1962-1965;professor comparative literature, Western Maryland. College, Westminster, since 1965;vice president, dean academic affairs, Western Maryland. College, Westminster, 1983-1990.

Achievements

  • Avocation: foreign traveling.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: (poetry) Drum Major for a Dream, 1977. Contributor articles to professional jours. Author various poems.

Membership

Convener Carroll County Peace Coalition, Westminster, 1968-1972. Served with United States Navy, 1951-1955. Member American Association of University Professors (local president 1973), American Comparative Literature Association, International Comparative Literature Association, Council for Liberal Learning, American Association for Higher Education, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: foreign traveling.

Connections

Married Nancy Lee Baugh, June 9, 1962. Children: Diane, Jennifer, Nancy Beth, Allison.

father:
Melvin Delmar Palmer Frank

mother:
Leolah (Gardner) Frank

spouse:
Nancy Lee Baugh

children:
Diane Palmer

Jennifer Palmer

Nancy Beth Palmer

Allison Palmer