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Robert Gerry Kinney, American university dean. Recipient Outstanding Teacher-Administrator award West Texas State University, l986.


Kinney, Robert Gerry was born on April 4, 1938 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of John Raymond and Floy Marguerite (Edmondson) Kinney.


Bachelor, Texas Tech University, 1960. Master of Science, Texas Tech University, 1963. Doctor of Education, Washington State University, 1970.


Systems engineer, International Business Machines Corporation, Amarillo, Texas, l960-6l; dormitory supervisor, Texas Tech U., Lubbock, l96l-63; actuarial analyst, Travelers Insurance company, Hartford, Connecticut, l963-64; head resident, Washington State University, Pullman, l964-66; assistant dean of men, Washington State University, Pullman, l966-68; assistant dean student, Washington State University, Pullman, l968-70; associate dean students, U. Nevada, Reno, l970-84; dean student affairs, West Texas State University, Canyon, l984-86; assistant professor, West Texas State University, Canyon, l986-87; dean for student services, University of Michigan, Flint., 1987-1992; dean of student services, Texas State Technology College, Waco, Texas, since 1992. Member of advisory board National Student Exchange, Fort Wayne, Indiana, l975-78, 80-82;consultant Brigham & Associations, Reno, l980-83. Executive secretary Western Regional Interfraternity Conference, Reno, l973-83, Western Regional Panhellenic Conference, Reno, l977-83.


Vice-president parent child program Young Men’s Christian Association, Reno, 1980-1981, president, 1981-1982, chairman national conference 1983, board directors 1982-1983. Board directors American Heart Association, Canyon, 1984-1987, president 1986-1987. Board directors Salvation Army, Flint, 1988-1992, chairman social services 1989-1990, vice-chairman board directors 1990-1991, chairman board directors 1991-1992.

Board directors Salvation Army, Waco, since 1992. Member events committee World of Difference, Flint, 1988-1990. Trustee Foundation for Advancement Human Awareness, Seattle, since 1975.

Member National Association Student Personnel Administrators (regional research chairman, state member chairman 1970-1971, legislation coordinator 1973-1975, member governmental relations and legislation committee 1975-1979, editorial board Journal 1979-1983), Texas Association College and University Student Personnel Administrators, Kappa Mu Epsilon, Delta Sigma Rho, Phi Delta Kappa, Alpha Phi Omega, Sigma Alpha Epsilon (regional president Pullman 1970-1971, Reno 1974-1976).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, bicycling, golf, camping.


Married Wilma Elaine McCarty, July l5, l96l. Children: Daryl Edmond, Kristin Maria.

John Raymond Kinney

Floy Marguerite (Edmondson) Kinney

Wilma Elaine McCarty

Daryl Edmond Kinney

Kristin Maria Kinney