Chairperson, Department of Communication Studies, West Virginia University, 1972-1997.
Faculty of 11-15, 2-3 staff, 10-17 graduate assistants. Approximately 225 undergraduate majors, 250 graduate majors, and an annual enrollment of approximately 20,000 Student Credit Hours.
Director of Graduate Studies and Basic Course in Communication, Illinois State University, 1969-72.
Included graduate responsibilities for recruitment of graduate students, selection of graduate assistants, reorganization of curriculum, and preparation of a proposal to the Board of Higher Education for the establishment of a Ph.D. program in Communication. Program expanded from 4 to 55 graduate assistants over three years. Basic course program enrolled 2000-2200 students per semester.
Director of Communication Arts Institute, Michigan State University, 1967-69.
Faculty of 15, 150-200 students per year. Handled autonomous budget with full administrative responsibility, including hiring of staff.
Director of Forensics, Old Dominion College, 1961-63.
One faculty assistant, 40 students, 25-tournament schedule and hosting two tournaments.
Director of On-Campus Debate, University of Hawaii, 1960-61.
Staff of nine faculty members. Extensive, weekly intramural debate program.
Director of Forensics, Watertown High School, South Dakota, 1958-1960.
Staff of three, over 100 students, 44-tournament schedule, over 100 service engagements per year. Team won state tournament and qualified for national tournament both years.
Director of Forensics, Scotland High School, South Dakota, 1957-1958.
One faculty assistant, 32 students. Involved starting a new program and building an 18-tournament schedule plus hosting one tournament. Team won state championship.

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