LONG, MELVIN DURWARD, 1930-

Biography:

Educator, adminstrator. Born– Houston County, November 12, 1930. Parents– Melvin Durward and Ramona Bernice (Robinson) Long. Married– Estrella Celorio, February 11, 1953. Children– Three. Education– Troy State University, B.S., 1953; Auburn University, M.A., 1956; University of Florida, Ph.D., 1959. Employed as history professor and assistant to the dean of the graduate school, 1965-1967; assistant vice chancellor, University of Wisconsin and administrative intern for the American Council on Education, 1967-1968; history professor, vice chancellor, and chancellor, University of Wisconsin Center System, 1968-1971; executive director of the select committee to develop the California Master Plan for Higher Education and associate director of the California Coordinating Council for Higher Education, 1971-1973; vice president, University of California at Berkeley, 1973-1975; professor of history, University of Hawaii, 1975-1979; chancellor, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu, 1979.

Source:

Who’s Who in America, 1982.

Joint_Editor:

Protest!; Student Activism in America. New York; Morrow, 1969.