Log In

Ronald Gross Edit Profile

Editor , educator

Ronald Gross, American editor, educator. Recipient Distinguished Service to Libraries award, 1988; Philip M. Stern Fund grant, 1964. Board directors National Foundation, New York City, 1966—1970; Member of American Association of University Professors, Writers in the Public Interest, Phi Beta Kappa (founder-director since 1978).

Background

Gross, Ronald was born on November 27, 1935 in New York City. Son of Michael and Ann (Schwartz) Gross.

Education

Bachelor with magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1956.

Career

Public relations director Simon & Schuster, Inc.,, New York City, 1956—1958. Assistant to executive director education program Ford Foundation, 1958—1964. Assistant to president Academy Educational Development, New York City, vice president, 1965—1972, editor-in-chief, 1966—1972.

Adjunct assistant professor social thought New York University, 1970—1975. Chairman university seminar innovation in education Columbia University, since 1983. Editor-at-large Adult and Continuing Education Today, since 1987.

President Lifelong Learning Forum, 1983. Consultant to government, industry and foundations, since 1962. Senior consultant College Board, 1979—1982.

Ommd. to write official American Education Bicentennial Essay United States Office.

Works

Membership

Board directors National Foundation, New York City, 1966—1970. Member of American Association of University Professors, Writers in the Public Interest, Phi Beta Kappa (founder-director since 1978).

Connections

Married Beatrice Schaap, June 17, 1956. Children: Elizabeth, Peter.

father:
Michael Gross

mother:
Ann (Schwartz) Gross

spouse:
Beatrice Schaap

children:
Elizabeth Gross

Peter Gross