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business management educator

Richard Lamar Rowan, business management educator. Recipient Distinguished Alumni award, Birmingham-Southern College, 2000. Member personnel committee Delaware Valley Settlement Alliance, 1966-1968. Served with Transportation Corps United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Industrial Relations Research Association (secretary Philadelphia 1964-1965), Academy International Business.

Background

Rowan, Richard Lamar was born on July 10, 1931 in Guntersville, Alabama, United States. Son of Leon Virgle and Mae (Williamson) Rowan.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Birmingham-Southern College, 1953;postgraduate, Auburn U., 1956-1957;Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1961.

Career

Instructor, Auburn (Alabama) U., 1956-1957;Instructor, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1958-1959, 60-61;lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1961-1962;assistant professor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1962-1966;associate professor industry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1966-1973;professor industry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1973. Director industrial research unit, 1989-1991. Co-director Center for Human Resources,1991-.

Visitor to Faculty Economics and Politics Cambridge (England) University, 1972. Private sector advisor United States State Department Committee on International Investment and Multinational Enterprises, Organization of European Cooperation and Development, 1982-1989. Chairman Labor RelationsCouncil, since 1985.

Works

Membership

Member personnel committee Delaware Valley Settlement Alliance, 1966-1968. Served with Transportation Corps United States Army, 1953-1956. Member Industrial Rels.

Research Association (secretary Philadelphia 1964-1965), Academy International Business, The Penn Club.

Connections

Married Marilyn Walker, August 3, 1963. Children: John Richard, Jennifer Walker.

father:
Leon Virgle Rowan

mother:
Mae (Williamson) Rowan

spouse:
Marilyn Walker

children:
John Richard Rowan

Jennifer Walker Rowan