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Rodger Duane Collons, American decision sciences educator. Bar: Virginia 1961, Georgia 1963; registered United States patent attorney; Chartered Life Underwriter. Recipient certified of appreciation Allied Social Sciences Associations, 1976.


Collons, Rodger Duane was born on January 8, 1935 in Glenn, Nebraska, United States. Son of Rodger Bernard and Ethel Bernice (Littrel) Collons.


Business and Community Engagement, University Texas, El Paso, 1957. Juris Doctor, George Washington University, 1961. Master of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1965.

Doctor of Business Administration, Georgia State University, 1967.


Patent examiner, United States Patent Office, Washington, 1957-1960;associate counsel, Strauch, Nolan & Neale, Washington, 1960-1961;associate patent counsel, Lockheed Georgia Company, Atlanta, 1961-1964;teaching fellow, Georgia State University, 1964-1965;assistant professor management, Georgia Southern College, 1965-1966;assistant professor quantitative analysis, Georgia State University, 1966-1968;director division administrative science, Graduate College West Virginia, 1969-1971;dean, College Business and Administration, Drexel U., 1971-1976;professor decision science, College Business and Administration, Drexel U., since 1976. James S. Bingay visiting professor creative leadership American College, 1979-1981.


Board of directors Philadelphia Civic Ballet, 1974-1986, president 1979-1982. Board directors Rosemont-Villanova (Pennsylvania) Civic Association, since 1976, president, 1980-1986. Fellow Decision Sciences Institute (Distinguished Service award 1971, president 1972-1973, director 1969-1976, chairman fellows 1979-1981).

Member Middle Atlantic Association Colls. Business Administration (president 1975-1976), Alpha Iota Delta (president 1971-1972, 73-74, Distinguished Svc. award 1976, director since 1972), Kiwanis (director Philadelphia club 1973-1976).


Married Cynthia Carolyn Dyer, May 6, 1961. Children: Kevin Rodger, Theresa Rene.