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Classroom Profile

Glenn Max Wingo
The Michigan Alumnus 178

Coming to the Michigan faculty in
 1945, as Assistant Professor of Edu
cation and Principal of University Ele
mentary School, G. Max Wingo is now a
 full Professor, teaching Philosophy of Edu
cation. He is no longer Principal, but 
until this academic year he has been busy 
as Coordinator of the Directed Teaching
 program. Professor Wingo is a native of 
Fair Grove, Missouri. He received a Bachelor's degree at Southwestern Missouri 
State College, a Master's at Columbia
 University, and the Ph.D. at Yale University. Before coming to Ann Arbor he had 
been Elementary School Principal at Dar
ien, and earlier at New London, Connecticut. 
Professor Wingo is married to an alumna
 of Northwestern and Columbia, and they
 have a nine-year-old daughter, Mary. In 
his spare time he enjoys his hobbies which 
include cabinet making, fishing and garden