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academic administrator

Vernon Eugene Lattin was American academic administrator. Recipient Distinguished Hispanic Educator award Midwest Chicano Studies Association, 1981; named one of 100 Influential Hispanics, Hispanic Business Magazine, 1987; fellow Modern Language Seminar, 1976.

Background

Lattin, Vernon Eugene was born on November 7, 1938 in Winslow, Arizona, United States. Son of Eli Voil and Betty (Rubi) Lattin.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University New Mexico, 1960. Master of Arts in English, University New Mexico, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in English, University Colorado, 1970.

Career

Instructor English, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio., 1965-1967;assistant Professor of English, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1970-1974;coordinator communication skills and English, Northern Illinois U., De Kalb, 1974-1977;associate Professor of English, Northern Illinois U., De Kalb, 1974-1981;director Center Latino and Latin American Studies, Northern Illinois U., De Kalb, 1978-1981;associate vice president academic affairs, University of Wisconsin system, Madison, 1982-1988;provost, Professor of English, Arizona State University, Phoenix, 1989-1992;president, Brooklyn College CUNY, since 1992.

Membership

Member policy committee Phoenix Futures Forum, 1989. President Midwest Latino Council on Higher Education, 1980-1983. Member Modern Language Association, National Association Chicano Studies, American Association Higher Education, International Association University President', Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Tau Delta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: raquetball, running, reading.

Connections

Married Karen Conti, Aug, 29, 1962 (divorced). 1 child, Tanya R.; Married Patricia Hopkins, June 1, 1973. 1 child, Carlos V.; stepchildren: Mark, Kim, John.

father:
Eli Voil Lattin

mother:
Betty (Rubi) Lattin

spouses:
Karen Conti

Patricia Hopkins

children:
Tanya R. Lattin

Carlos V. Lattin

Mark Lattin

Kim Lattin

John Lattin