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University administrator , philosophy educator

Robert Paul McArthur, American University administrator, philosophy educator. American Council of Education fellow, 1975-1976. Chairman Maine Collaborative, overseer Mid Maine Medical Center, Waterville, since 1987; volunteer Big Brothers/Big Sisters; chairman Maine State Ethics Commission; director, treasurer Boys/Girls Club. Member American Philosophical Association, Rotary International.

Background

McArthur, Robert Paul was born on February 18, 1944 in San Mateo, California, United States. Son of John P. and Julia A. (Monahan) McArthur.

Education

Bachelor, Villanova University, 1967. Master of Arts, Villanova University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, 1972.

Master of Arts (honorary), Colby College, 1984.

Career

Assistant professor philosophy, Colby College, Waterville, Maine., 1972-1978; associate professor, Colby College, Waterville, Maine., 1978-1984; professor, Colby College, Waterville, Maine., since 1984; vice president for academic affairs, Colby College, Waterville, Maine., since 1988. Visiting professor University College, Cork, Ireland, 1986-1987.

Membership

Chairman Maine Collaborative, overseer Mid Maine Medical Center, Waterville, since 1987. Volunteer Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Chairman Maine State Ethics Commission.

Director, treasurer Boys/Girls Club. Member American Philosophical Association, Rotary International.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, carpentry, hiking, backpacking, biking.

Connections

Married Shannon L. White, August 12, 1967 (divorced). 1 child, Lauren.

father:
John P. McArthur

mother:
Julia A. (Monahan) McArthur

spouse:
Shannon L. White

child:
Lauren McArthur