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Ann D. Hungerman
Regent's Proceedings 210

Ann D. Hungerman, Professor of Education, retired from active faculty status as of December 31, 1987, after twenty-four years of service to The University of Michigan.

Professor Hungerman received her B.M. degree magna cum laude from Marygrove College in 1948, her M.Ed. degree from Wayne State University in 1953, and her Ph.D. degree from The University of Michigan in 1965. She was employed by Detroit Public Schools as an elementary school teacher of vocal music from 1948-58, teaching assistant principal from 1958-59, and assistant principal from 1959-64. From 1957-58, Professor Hungerman was also an instructor at Wayne State University. She was appointed to the faculty of The University of Michigan as an instructor in 1964, promoted to assistant professor in 1966, associate professor in 1970, and professor in 1975.

During her tenure at-The University of Michigan, Professor Hungerman pursued an active career as a distinguished educator with numerous publications in two areas of her expertise: teacher preparation and school mathematics. She taught courses related to elementary education -- curriculum, methods of teaching and mathematics -- and directed dissertations in these areas. Her keen interest in students, her willingness to be available for wise counsel, and the high standards she set endeared her to all who came under her wise tutelage. Her devotion to students and special understanding of undergraduates has made her one of the most beloved faculty members in the history of the school. Her expert and practical knowledge of schools earned her great respect from teachers and administrators. She was recognized as a teacher par excellence and as an outstanding scholar.

In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Professor Hungerman held important positions in the School of Education as chair of the undergraduate program, the graduate committee, and the program in curriculum and instruction, and as a member of the school's executive committee. In the University at large, she not only served on senate committees, but also was a member of the senate assembly and the Rackham scholarship review committee. She was honored by membership in Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Delta Kappa, Iota Gamma Alpha, and Kappa Gamma Pi. She was a member of the American Educational Research Association, the National Society for the Study of Education, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, the Michigan Association of Teacher Educators, and the American Association of Higher Education. She was a frequent speaker at state and national professional meetings and acted as a consultant to both the Michigan Department of Education and local school systems.

The Regents now salute this distinguished educator and outstanding scholar by naming Ann Hungerman Professor Emeritus of Education.