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academic administrator , language educator

Sylvia Manning, Canadian academic administrator, language educator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1963-1964, 66-67. Member Modern Language Association, Dickens Society.

Background

Manning, Sylvia was born on December 2, 1943 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Came to the United States, 1967. Daughter of Bruno and Lea Bank.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, 1963;Master of Arts, Yale University, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy in English, Yale University, 1967.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, California State University-Hayward, 1967-1971;associate professor, California State University-Hayward, 1971-1975;associate dean, California State University-Hayward, 1972-1975;associate professor, University of Southern California, 1975-1994;professor, associate director Center for Humanities, University of Southern California, 1975-1977;associate director Center for Humanities, University of Southern California, 1975-1977;chairman freshman writing, University of Southern California, 1977-1980;department chairman English, University of Southern California, 1980-1983;vice provost, executive vice president, University of Southern California, 1984-1994;Professor of English, University of Illinois, since 1994;vice president for academic affairs, Professor of English, University of Illinois, since 1994.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Dickens Society.

Connections

Married Peter J. Manning, August 20, 1967. Children– Bruce David, Jason Maurice.

father:
Bruno Bank

mother:
Lea Bank

spouse:
Peter J. Manning

children:
Bruce David Manning

Jason Maurice Manning