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Robert Louis Woodbury, American Academic administrator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1960-1961; Danforth fellow, 1960-1964. Board of directors Bangor Education Foundation, 1987-1993, East Maine Medical Center; board directors Amherst College, 1980-1986.


Woodbury, Robert Louis was born on April 6, 1938 in Dover, New Jersey, United States. Son of Glen P. and Barbara Carr Woodbury.


Bachelor of Arts, Amherst College, 1960; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy in American Studies, Yale University, 1966; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bowdoin College, 1988; Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Westfield State College, 1989; Doctor of Laws (honorary), Amherst College, 1990.


Instructor history, California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1964-1966; assistant professor, California Institute Technology, 1966-1968; associate professor education, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1968-1971; professor, U. Massachusetts, 1971-1979; associate dean of education, U. Massachusetts, 1969-1971; associate provost, U. Massachusetts, 1971-1976; vice chancellor for student affairs, U. Massachusetts, 1976-1978; president, University of Southern Maine, Portland, 1979-1986; chancellor, U. Maine System, Bangor, 1986-1993; interim chancellor, U. Maine System, Bangor, 1995. Chairman of the Board Council on International Ednl. Exch., 1988-1993, Maine Public Broadcasting, 1992-1993.

Chairman New England Board Higher Education, 1990-1992. Board directors College Construction Loan Insurance Association, American Association State Colleges Universities, American University Bulgaria. Visiting scholar U. London, 1974-1975.


Board of directors Bangor Education Foundation, 1987-1993, East Maine Medical Center. Board directors Amherst College, 1980-1986.


Married Anne Pelletreau, August 29, 1959. Children: Richard G., Mark P., John M.

Glen P.

Barbara Carr Woodbury

Anne Pelletreau

John M. Woodbury

Richard G. Woodbury

Mark P. Woodbury