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William Councill Archie

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William Councill Archie, American educator. Decorated Merito Militar (Mexico). Served from First lieutenant to major Intelligence Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Member American Association University Professors, Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Pi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Archie, William Councill was born on June 23, 1908 in Salisbury, North Carolina, United States. Son of George W. and Sarah (Beard) Archie.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Davidson College, 1929. Master of Arts, Wake Forest College, 1935. Master of Arts (Bergen fellow), Princeton, 1940, Doctor of Philosophy., 1949.

Career

Teacher Gulf Coast Military Academy, Gulfport, Mississippi, 1929-1931. Teacher Oak Ridge (North Carolina) Military Institute, 1931-1933. Instructor Wake Forest College, 1935-1938, assistant professor romance langs., 1940-1942, associate dean, 1956-1957, dean, 1957-1958.

Associate professor romance langs. Duke, 1946-1956, dean freshmen, 1949-1951, acting dean instruction, 1951-1952, assistant dean Trinity College, Duke, 1952-1956. Dean College Arts and Sciences, Emory University, 1958-1961.

Director higher education State of North Carolina, Raleigh, 1961-1965. Dean College Arts and Science, U. Delaware, 1965-1966. Executive director Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1966-1974.

Visiting professor humanities, consultant Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, 1974-1979. Board of directors Boys Club, Winston-Salem, 1956, Learning Institute North Carolina Board visitors Davidson College. Former trustee Warren Wilson College The College Foundation.

Chairman of the board of trustees Southeastern Council Founds., 1970-1973.

Membership

Served from First lieutenant to major Intelligence Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member American Association University Professors, Modern Language Association American, American Association Teachers French, Pi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa. Clubs: Forsyth Country, Rotary (Winston-Salem).

Connections

Married Ruth Toms Newby, September 1, 1934. Children: Suzanne (deceased), William Councill.

father:
George W. Archie

mother:
Sarah (Beard) Archie

spouse:
Ruth Toms Newby

children:
Suzanne Archie (deceased)

William Councill Archie