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Morton Gordon
Regent's Proceedings 537

Morton Gordon, Professor of Education, will retire from active faculty status as of December 31, 1982. He has had an extensive career as an educator in adult and continuing education in the School of Education.

Dr. Gordon received the B.B.A. degree from St. John's University in 1948; he received the M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, in 1950 and 1953, respectively.

Dr. Gordon's experience in higher education has been extensive. He began his career as an assistant professor at Tulane University and then moved to Chicago's Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults as a research associate. From 1953 to 1970 he served in various capacities at the University of California, Berkeley. During his years at California, he spent several summers as a guest faculty member at institutions of higher learning such as Roosevelt University, Vassar College, Pennsylvania State University, and San Francisco State College. Dr. Gordon joined the faculty of The University of Michigan School of Education in 1970 as a Professor of Education.

During his tenure at The University of Michigan, Dr. Gordon focused his instructional expertise on the area of adult and continuing education. He worked closely with graduate students in this area and participated fully in advising doctoral students while they conducted their dissertation research. In addition to his academic duties, Dr. Gordon served extensively as a consultant in the areas of continuing education, external degree programs, and manpower development programs.

The Regents now salute this distinguished educator for his dedicated service to The University of Michigan by naming him Professor Emeritus of Education.