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Ray E. Kehoe
Regent's Proceedings 866

RAY E. KEHOE, professor of education and associate director of the Bureau of School Services, will retire from active faculty status as of November 30, 1983. He had an active teaching career in public school systems and as a professor and administrator at the university level. Professor Kehoe received his B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1941 and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Michigan in 1948 and 1953, respectively.

Professor Kehoe served as a social studies teacher in the Pontiac High School, Pontiac, Michigan, from 1946 to 1948. In 1948, he joined the staff of the University High School at the University of Michigan as a social studies critic teacher. While serving in this capacity until 1953, he also became a teaching fellow in 1949 and did some consulting work for the Bureau of School Services beginning in 1950.

In 1953, Professor Kehoe accepted an appointment as assistant professor of education at the University of New Hampshire, but returned to The University of Michigan in 1954 as lecturer in education and consultant, Bureau of School Services. Professor Kehoe became assistant director of the bureau in 1955 and associate director in 1960. He was promoted from Lecturer, School of Education, to full professor of education in 1970. As part of his duties in the bureau, he worked with the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges and was assistant state chairman for the Michigan North Central State committee from 1956 to 1959. He resumed his relationship with the association in 1975 when he became an associate chairman.

Professor Kehoe also taught graduate level courses for the School of Education, both on campus and at the various extension centers; but he was best known for his work in the Bureau of School Services where he coordinated the bureau's work in conducting extensive school system surveys, studies, and evaluation. Because of Professor Kehoe's work in this area, the bureau had an extensive School Survey Division.

The Regents now salute this distinguished educator and administrator for his dedicated service by naming him Professor Emeritus of Education.