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Ronald Glen Woodbury, American academic administrator. Recipient Citizen Achievement award Tumwater United Methodist Church, 1986.


Woodbury, Ronald Glen was born on April 3, 1943 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey, United States. Son of Glen Pride and Barbara (Carr) Woodbury.


Bachelor, Amherst College, 1965. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1971.


Instructor, assistant professor, University of California, Irvine, 1969-1972;professor, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1972-1987;program coordinator, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1981-1982;Core program convener, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1978-1979;academic dean, director, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington, 1982-1986;vice president for academic affairs, Lock Haven (Pennsylvania) U., 1987-1990;vice president for academic affairs, Potsdam (New York) College, 1990-1993;rector, Panama Canal College, since 1993. Member institutional development team Alaska Pacific U., 1980-1981. Consultant on computing and liberal arts.


Member Tumwater (Washington) School Board, 1974-1978, president, 1976. Member Thurston (Washington) Regional Planning Council, 1974-1978. Advisor Tumwater High School Honors Program, 1975-1985.

Member Tumwater United Methodist Church, 1973-1987, chair parish relations, social committee, pastor parish relations. Translator, historian for church-community group visiting Nicaragua, 1987. Member American Civil Liberties Union, American Association Higher Education, Consumers Union, Nature Conservancy, Sierra Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: politics, tennis, community advocacy.


Married Melissa Teele, June 26, 1965. Children: Sarah, Deborah.

Glen Pride Woodbury

Barbara (Carr) Woodbury

Melissa Teele

Sarah Woodbury

Deborah Woodbury