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Melvin L. Vulgamore Edit Profile

College president

Melvin L. Vulgamore was American college president. Trustee Howe Military School, Indiana, 1984-1997; member Michigan Council for Humanities, 1985-1989, 96-97. Member American Academy Religion, Tillich Society North America, Harvard Faculty Club, St. Botolph Club, National Press Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Background

Vulgamore, Melvin L. was born on July 19, 1935 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Leo Beeman and Della Marie (McCoy) Vulgamore.

Education

Bachelor with honors, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1957. Bachelor's Degree, Harvard University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1963.

Doctor of Laws, Albion College, 1997.

Career

Chairman, professor religion, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware., 1962-1978;associate dean faculty, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware., 1972-1973;dean academic affairs, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware., 1973-1978;vice president, provost, U. Richmond, Virginia, 1978-1983;president, Albion College, Michigan, 1983-1997;chancellor, Albion College, Michigan, since 1997;retired, 1998. Visiting professor American U. Beirut, 1971-1972. Visiting scholar Harvard University, 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Trustee Howe Military School, Indiana, 1984-1997. Member Michigan Council for Humanities, 1985-1989, 96-97. Member American Academy Religion, Tillich Society North America, Harvard Faculty Club, St. Botolph Club, National Press Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Sigma Rho, Pi Sigma Alpha.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, tennis, classical music, antique collecting and refinishing.

Connections

Son of Leo Beeman and Della Marie (McCoy) V. M. Ethelanne Oyer, February 17, 1957. Children: Allison Beth, Sarah Faith Vulgamore Evans.

father:
Leo Beeman Vulgamore

mother:
Della Marie (McCoy) Vulgamore

spouse:
Ethelanne Oyer

children:
Allison Beth Vulgamore

Sarah Faith Vulgamore Evans Vulgamore