Tag Archives: West Virginia University

Small World

An excerpt from my work in progress memoir, Morgantown to San Francisco After the Peace Corps, when I was just getting started at WVU as Foreign Student Advisor, I learned that John Maxwell was teaching history. We had met as … Continue reading

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Paul, Ralph and Joe

An excerpt from my next book,  Morgantown to San Francisco: I was not prepared for college level work. The first semester was brutal, I managed to squeeze by with a 2.0 average. Without my genius room-mate Paul Davis, I would … Continue reading

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Industry and Higher Education

An excerpt my memoir Morgantown to San Francisco: As Foreign Student Advisor, I was on the Student Affairs Staff. It was announced at one of our   staff meetings that the speaking engagement of Timothy Leary, LSD guru, was cancelled. Miss … Continue reading

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What Were They Thinking?

This by John McFerrin. John is the editor of The Highlands Voice, the monthly newspaper of the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy What Were They Thinking? What were those people thinking? We see pictures of policemen at the Selma Bridge beating … Continue reading

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Paul Miller, My Protector

The Charleston Gazette today wrote of the death of Paul Miller. He was president of West Virginia University when I started as WVU foreign student adviser in January of 1964. He was my protector. In 1967, West Virginia University was to award West … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Perry Mann

This is a link to a wonderful tribute to Perry Mann, a profound West Virginia writer. http://www.wvgazette.com/Opinion/OpEdCommentaries/201307060073

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Coal Industry Casts Doubt on WVU Research

http://www.wvgazette.com/News/201304060061

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