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Anderson, John R., 1928-2018


Biographical Statement

John R. Anderson joined the DePauw faculty in 1960 where he taught full-time in the department of mathematics and astronomy. In 1973, he was appointed assistant dean of the University and director of graduate studies with the rank of associate professor.

A native of Stromsburg, Nebraska, Anderson joined the DePauw faculty after spending six years as a senior project engineer with the Allison Division of General Motors in Indianapolis. From 1952-1954, Anderson was a graduate assistant in the department of mathematics at the University of Nebraska. During the preceding year, he taught mathematics and science at Bloomfield High School in Nebraska. He earned the AA degree from Luther College and the B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Nebraska. The recipient of a Danforth Fellowship, Anderson earned a Ph.D. from Purdue University in 1970. Anderson passed away on August 5, 2018 in Greencastle, Indiana.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Assistant Dean of DePauw University records

Identifier: ACA-0003-001
Scope and Contents

This collection contains information gathered by John R. Anderson when he was the Assistant Dean of DePauw University from 1973-1976, including items from the DePauw student profile and faculty publications.

Dates: 1962 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1976

John R. Anderson papers

Identifier: DSU-2013-0123
Collection Statement


Dates: Undated