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Robert Logan Nugent

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Robert Logan Nugent, American university executive. Awarded Cross Commander Royal Order of the Phoenix (Greece), 1950.


Nugent, Robert Logan was born on February 9, 1902 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Paul Cook and Mary Louise (Logan) Nugent.


Graduate School Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1930-1932. Graduate College, 1940, professor.


Research fellow, United States Bureau of Mines, 1924, junior chemist, summer 1925. Heckscher research assistant, Cornell, 1927-1928. Physical chemist, Gladwyne (Pennsylvania) Research Laboratory, 1928-1932.

Instructor biochemistry, Graduate School Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1930-1932. Assistant professor, University of Arizona, 1932, associate professor, 1935, professor, dean Graduate College, 1940, professor, dean College Liberal Arts, 1944, professor, vice president, 1947-1957, professor and executive vice president, since 1957. Acting director of the summer session, 1958-1959.


  • Contributor science papers to jours.


Member Arizona State Board Examinations in Basic Sciences, 1936-1951, secretary-treasurer, 1936-1940, 42. Member National Advisory Dental Research Council, United States Public Health Service, 1957-1961. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Member American Chemical Society, North Central Association Colls. & Secondary Schools (member of commission on colls. universities, 1956-1960), Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Lambda Upsilon, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Alpha Phi Omega, Phi Delta Chi. Clubs: Old Pueblo, Tucson, Kiwanis.


Paul Cook Nugent

Mary Louise (Logan) Nugent