Alexander Albert Liveright Vita

The Adult Education History Project

Based on Information in the Syracuse University Library Archives

Translated for the WWW by Roger Hiemstra

 

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Alexander Albert Liveright.

[Alexander A. Liveright; Alexander Liveright; A. A. Liveright; Sandy Liveright]

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Compiled by Roger Hiemstra, October, 1990; data obtained from three students gathering biographical information.

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Papers at Syracuse University, Arents Library.

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A native of Philadelphia, PA, he married Dorothy.  Children--Mrs. Michael Folk and Michael.  In 1966 he spent four months on a round-the-world study sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation.  Dr. Liveright was founding member and at the time of his death, secretary of the International Congress on University Adult Education [ICUAE].  Member, Visiting Committee for Summer Schools and Extension Division of Harvard; Consultant, Research Bureau, U.S. Office of Education; Consultant, Academy for Educational Development; Consultant, Air Line Pilots Association; Consultant, Montana Farmers Union; Conference Coordinator, 1956 AEA Conference; Editorial Boards of CONVERGENCE and ADULT EDUCATION;

 

[sources:  Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students; an undated newspaper obituary notice; a 1968 vita prepared by A. A. Liveright]

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19070000

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Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students.

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19690900

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Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students.

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1926-29--A.B., Haverford College, University of Wisconsin.

1930--M.A., Guidance and Counseling, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY.

1956--Ph.D., Adult Education, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

 

[sources:  Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students; an undated newspaper obituary notice; a 1968 vita prepared by A. A. Liveright]

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1945-47--Executive Director, American Council on Race Relations, a national organization established to develop official and volunteer civic race relations and civic unity committees.

1947-53--Director of Labor Education, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

1954-56--Consultant (part-time) to the Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults, Chicago [CSLEA], IL.

1954-56--Instructor (part-time), George Williams College, Columbia College, and University College of the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL and the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

1957-64--Director, Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA], Chicago, IL.

1964-68--Director (part-time), Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA], Boston, MA.

1964-68--Professor (part-time), Education, Boston University [BU], Boston, MA.

1965--Director of a Study of Adult Education in the U.S.A.for Commissioner Francis Keppel, U.S.O.E.

1968-69--Adjunct Professor of Education, Syracuse University [SU], Syracuse,NY.

 

[sources:  Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students; an undated newspaper obituary notice; a 1968 vita prepared by A. A. Liveright]

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International adult education.

LABOR EDUCATION.

LABOR UNIONS.

LIBERAL ADULT EDUCATION.

RACIAL RELATIONS.

 

[source:  Roger Hiemstra]

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Charters, Alexander N.

DeCrow, Roger.

Goldman, Freda H.

Knowles, Malcolm Sheperd.

 

[source:  Roger Hiemstra]

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American Council on Race Relations.

Association for Family Living (Board of Directors).

Boston Center for Adult Education (Board of Directors).

Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA].

Chicago Urban League (Board of Directors).

Chicago Welfare Council.

Commmission of Professors of Adult Education [CPAE].

Council on College Level Examinations.

Highlander Research and Education Center (Board of Directors).

International Congress of University Adult Education (Secretary) [ICUEA].

Massachusetts Adult Education Association.

National Advisory Committee on Adult Basic Education.

Negro College Committee on Adult Education.

University Council on Education for Public Responsibility (Planning Committee) [UCEPR].

 

[sources: Two biographical sketches of Alexander Liveright by unknown students; an undated newspaper obituary notice; a 1968 vita prepared by A. A. Liveright]

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Work with Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA].

 

[source:  Roger Hiemstra]

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Boston University [BU], Boston, MA.

Syracuse University [SU], Syracuse, NY.

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

 

[source:  Roger Hiemstra]

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Numerous articles, monographs, and book chapters. Some of his important works are as follows:

 

Liveright, A. A.; DeCrow, Roger.  NEW DIRECTIONS IN DEGREE PROGRAMS ESPECIALLY FOR ADULTS.  Chicago:  Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA], 1963.

 

Liveright, A. A.  The nature and aims of adult education as a field of graduate study.  In ADULT EDUCATION:  OUTLINES OF AN EMERGING FIELD OF UNIVERSITY STUDY, edited by Gale Jensen, A. A. Liveright, and Wilbur Hallenbeck, 85-102. Washington, DC:  Adult Education Association of the U. S. A. [AEA-USA], 1964.

 

Liveright, A. A.  Adult education in Israel.  ADULT LEADERSHIP, April, 1965.

 

Liveright, A. A.; and Goldman, Freda H.  SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS IN CONTINUING HIGHER EDUCATION. Brookline, MA:  Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA], 1965.

 

Liveright, A. A.  Some observations on the status of adult education in the U. S. today.  ADULT EDUCATION, 1966.

 

Liveright, A. A.  A STUDY OF ADULT EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES.  Boston:  Center for the Study of Liberal Education for Adults [CSLEA], 1968.

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