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Robert Pipkin, American education director. Certified principal, superintendent. Named to Sport Hall of Fame, Aliquippa (Pennsylvania) Sports Hall of Fame, 1975, Man of Year Sewickley (Pennsylvania) Community Center, 1991; recipient Racial Justice award Young Women’s Christian Association, Pittsburgh, 1993, Distinguished Alumnus award Dodge City (Kansas) College, 1994.

Background

Pipkin, Robert was born on October 30, 1945 in Sardis, Mississippi, United States. Son of Harry and Ruth (Byers) Pipkin.

Education

Associate of Arts, Dodge City (Kansas) College, 1965. Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1967. Master of Science in Education, Duquense University, 1974.

Postgraduate, University Pittsburgh, 1978.

Career

Teacher Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) Public School, 1971-1977, assistant principal, 1977-1979, principal, 1979-1993, program director, since 1993. President R.A.L. Associate, Pittsburgh, 1989. Member advisory board Greater Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania) Literacy Council, 1992.

Adjunct professor Duquense University, Pittsburgh, 1992.

Achievements

  • Certified principal, superintendent.

Religion

Once one is saved, that person cannot fall from God’s grace.

Politics

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Views

Spiritual support, encouragement and challenge should be major strengths of a Christian community.

Membership

Trustee LaRoche College, North Hill, since 1991. Executive board Greater Alliance Black School Education, Pittsburgh, since 1991. Board directors DMI, Inc., North Hill, since 1992.

With United States Army, 1968-1971. Member North Hills National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (president since 1988).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Basketball, reading, walking.

Connections

Married Yvonne Christian, September 21, 1968. Children: Todd, Kweilin.

father:
Harry Pipkin

mother:
Ruth (Byers) Pipkin

spouse:
Yvonne Christian

children:
Todd Pipkin

Kweilin Pipkin