William Torop Edit Profile
Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1959. Master of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1961. Doctor of Education, University Pennsylvania, 1968.
Chemistry teacher Upper Darby Senior High School, Pennsylvania, 1960—1968. Assistant professor, chemistry St. Joseph's University, Philadelphia, 1968—1971. Professor, chemistry West Chester University, since 1971, administrative assistant & vice president, academy affairs, 1977—1978.
Faculty coordinator Faculty Arts and Sciences, 1979—1980, director, academy services, 1980—1981, special assistant to provost, 1981—1982, director, space management amd calender, 1987—1988. Regional action network consultant professor Eastern Regional Institute Education, Syracuse, New York, 1969—1971. Elementary science consultant Marple-Newtown School District, Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, 1970—1974.
Consultant Baldwin School, 1972—1973. National Science Foundation reviewer, 1973. Associate Middle States Evaluation Team Syracuse University, 1977.
With American College of Surgeons Conference Mechanisms Facilitate Society Participation in Regulatory Matters, Washington, 1978. Expert witness in laboratory safety Malcolm & Riley, 1980—1981.
Commonwealth distinguished teaching chair, 1976. Member of American Association of University Professors (chapter treasurer 1970-1971), American Chemical Society (director 1978-1980, 1982-1984), Pennsylvania Science Teachers Association 1971-1973, National Science Teachers Association, National Association Research Science Teaching, Association Pennsylvania State Colls and University Faculties & Pennsylvania Association Higher Education (delegate representative, chemistry department 1975-1976), Association Education Teachers Science, American Institute Chemists (fellow and professional chemist).
Married Nancy R. Torop. Children: Elizabeth, Michael.