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LeVerne S. Collet
Regents' Proceedings 70

LeVerne S. Collet, professor of education, retired from active faculty status on July 31, 1993, after 25 years of service to the University of Michigan. Born in Canada, Professor Collet received his B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Alberta in 1956 and 1964, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Washington in 1968. From 1955-68, he served successively as a classroom teacher, assistant principal and guidance counselor, and acting principal at Wilson Junior High School in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

Professor Collet joined the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Education as an assistant professor in 1968; he was promoted to associate professor in 1972 and professor in 1977. During his years with the School of Education, Professor Collet taught courses in research design, measurement, and program evaluation. He provided extensive assistance to students and colleagues in designing research methodologies and conducting empirical research and field evaluations of educational programs. He has also served on the school's Curriculum Committee, Research Coordinating Committee, and Executive Committee.

Professor Collet has also been very active in professional organizations, including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum and the National Council on Measurement in Education and has regularly presented papers at the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association. He has produced program evaluation reports for such groups as the Kennedy Center PreVocational Training Program, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan's School Blood Pressure Program, and the Ferndale School District's Program for Academic Challenge and Enrichment. He has also served as a consultant for Domino's Pizza, Inc., the Republic Steel Corporation, and the Howell Public Schools. The Regents now salute this faculty member by naming LeVerne S. Collet professor emeritus of education.