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William L. Cash
Regents' Proceedings 62

WILLIAM L. CASH, JR., Professor of Education, has retired from active faculty status as of August 31, 1984. He has had an active teaching career as a professor in guidance and counseling, and as an administrator in the Office of the President.

Professor Cash received his A.B. degree from Fisk University in 1937; B.D. and S.T.M. degrees from the Oberlin Graduate School of Theology in 1940 and 1950, respectively; and M. A. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Michigan in 1952 and 1954, respectively.

Professor Cash was a minister of St. Paul Congregational Church in New Iberia, Louisiana, from 1940 to 1942, and served as a chaplain in the U. S. Army from 1942 to 1946. From 1946 to 1949, he was the Traveling Secretary, College Division, International Committee of the National Young Men's Christian Association. Concurrent with this position, he began his academic career by teaching part-time at Shaw University, North Carolina College, and Livingston College, all in North Carolina. He was named Professor of Psychology and Director, Counseling Center, at Prairie View A & M College, Prairie View, Texas, in 1953, and continued in that position until 1960 when he joined the Psychology Department at the University of North Dakota where he also served as the Director of the Institute on Human Relations. He remained at the University of North Dakota, holding various positions (including Chairman of the Counseling and Guidance Department) until 1965 when he became an Education Research and Program Specialist with the Counseling and Guidance Institutes, U.S. Office of Education, Washington, D.C. While with the U.S.O.E., he also held the positions of Education Officer, Chief, Counseling and Guidance Institutes, and Assistant Director, Planning and Evaluation, Bureau of the Handicapped. In 1968, Professor Cash came to The University of Michigan as Assistant to the President, Professor of Education, and Lecturer in Psychology.

As Professor of Education, he has taught graduate level courses in guidance and counseling, advised graduate students, and supervised doctoral dissertations. His contributions to the University as a whole, as Assistant to the President, are extensive.

In recognition of the above achievements and contributions, the Regents now grant William L. Cash, Jr., the title of Professor Emeritus of Education.