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Richard Cono Giardina, American university official. Recipient Outstanding Mentor award San Francisco State University, l986.


Giardina, Richard Cono was born on August 28, 1944 in New York City. Son of Cono and Nancy (Biondi) Giardina.


Certified, Institute Political Studies, Paris, 1964. AB, Fordham University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1969.


Assistant professor, then associate professor political science, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1969-1976;acting chairman political science department, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, l970-7l;director Little College, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, l97l-72;director modular achievement program, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, l972-74;director university division general studies, assistant dean College Arts & Sciences, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1974-1976;associate professor, then professor international relations, San Francisco State University, since 1976;associate provost, then associate vice president for academic programs & planning, San Francisco State University, since 1976. Edwin S. Corwin teaching fellow Princeton University, l968. Member Chancellor'sMaster Planning Commission, San Francisco Community College District, l982-83.

Member technical advising committee on accreditation public policy California Post-Secondary Education Commission, Sacramento, l983-84. Member vocational advising committee San Francisco Unified School District, l985-.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Dynamics of Baccalaureate Reform, l973. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Board of directors Actors Ark Theatre, San Francisco, l982-84. Trustee Saybrook Institute and Graduate School, San Francisco, l986-92. Member International Studies Association, American Association for Higher Education, Association for General and Liberal Studies (national Executive Board l98l-84), World Affairs Council Northern California, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, theatre.


Cono Giardina

Nancy (Biondi) Giardina