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academic administrator

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.

Background

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

Education

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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

Connections

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

father:
Glen P.

mother:
Barbara Carr Woodbury

spouse:
Anne Pelletreau

child:
John M. Woodbury

child:
Richard G. Woodbury

child:
Mark P. Woodbury