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educator , college administrator

Robert Harlen King, American College administrator, educator ( education)college administrator, educator. Member American Academy Religion, American Association Higher Education, Society Values Higher Education, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

King, Robert Harlen was born on February 2, 1935 in McCook, Nebraska, United States. Son of Floyd E. and Lola M. (Banta) King.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1957. Postgraduate, Edinburgh University, Scotland, 1957—1958. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1965.

Degree, Oxford University, England, 1967—1968.

Career

Assistant instructor Yale University, New Haven, 1961-1963. Professor philosophy and religion DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1963-1980, assistant to president, 1977-1979. Vice president, academic dean Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi, since 1980.

Works

Religion

The human race, with an acceptance of Christ, is destined to inherit a condition and quality of life that is beyond the imaginations of manitoba.

Politics

God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Member of Society Values Higher Education, American Association Higher Education, American Academy Religion, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, travel.

Connections

Married Sandra Lee Cooney, 1961. Children: Paul Daniel, Jennifer Annual.

father:
Floyd E. King

mother:
Lola M. (Banta) King

spouse:
Sandra Lee Cooney

children:
Paul Daniel King

Jennifer Annual King