The President today announced his intention to appoint the following individuals to be members of the National Graduate Fellows Program Fellowship Board for the terms indicated. These are new positions:
For terms of 6 years:
Martis Jones Okpalobi is a consultant for executive development at the Southland Corp. in Dallas, TX. She graduated from Miami University (Ohio) (B.A., 1969), New York State University (M.A., 1972), and Vanderbilt University (Ph.D., 1977). She was born November 6, 1946, in Dayton, OH, and now resides in Dallas, TX.
J. Ronald Thornton is associate director for industrial programs and director of National Southern Technology Applications Center at the University of Florida. He graduated from Berry College (B.S., 1961) and Wake Forest University (M.A., 1964). He was born August 19, 1939, in Fayetteville, TN.
For terms of 4 years:
John Audley Grant, Jr., is a member of the Florida house of representatives. He graduated from the University of South Florida (B.A., 1964), Florida State University (M.A., 1965), and Stetson University (J.D., 1968). He was born July 12, 1943, in Tampa, FL, where he now resides.
Peter R. Greer is superintendent of the Portland public school system in Portland, ME. He graduated from the University of New Hampshire (B.A., 1963; M.A., 1964) and Boston University (Ed.D., 1974). He was born August 14, 1940, in Portsmouth, NH, and now resides in Yarmouth, ME.
Eugene Welch Hickok, Jr., is an assistant professor in the department of political science at Dickinson College. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College (B.A., 1972) and the University of Virginia (M.A., 1978; Ph.D., 1983). He was born September 6, 1950, in Denver, CO, and now resides in Carlisle, PA.
Anne Paolucci is a professor of English at St. John's University. She graduated from Barnard College (B.A., 1947) and Columbia University (M.A., 1950; Ph.D., 1963). She was born July 31, 1926, in Rome, Italy, and now resides in Beechurst, NY.
James M. Walton is with the Tiber Co. in Pittsburgh, PA. He is former president of Carnegie Institute and Carnegie Library. He graduated from Yale University (B.A., 1953) and Harvard University (M.B.A., 1958). He was born December 18, 1930, in Pittsburgh, PA, where he now resides.
For terms of 2 years:
Reed St. Clair Browning is a professor of history at Kenyon College. He graduated from Dartmouth College (A.B., 1960) and Yale University (Ph.D., 1965). He was born August 26, 1938, in New York City and now resides in Gambier, OH.
William F. Campbell is professor of economics at Louisiana State University. He graduated from DePaul University (B.A., 1960) and the University of Virginia (Ph.D., 1966). He was born February 21, 1939, in Indianapolis, IN, and now resides in Baton Rouge, LA.
James J. Kirschke is associate professor of English at Villanova University. He graduated from LaSalle College (B.A., 1964) and Temple University (M.A., 1970; Ph.D., 1977). He was born August 10, 1941, in Norfolk, VA, and now resides in Bryn Mawr, PA.
Tibor R. Machah is a distinguished visiting professor of philosophy at the University of San Diego. He graduated from Claremont College (B.A., 1965), New York University (M.A., 1966), and the University of California at Santa Barbara (Ph.D., 1971). He was born March 18, 1939, in Budapest, Hungary, and now resides in Spring Valley, CA.