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Ione Dugger Vargus

54cc7cb666414fa4b93371cc980d1b8cOccupation: Academic Administrator (Retired)
Born: Medford, Massachusetts, July 19, 1930

PhD in Social Policy and Administration, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (1971)
MA in Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago (1954)
AB, Tufts University, Medford, MA (1952)

Professor Emeritus, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1991-Present)
Presidential Fellow, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1993-1995)
Acting Vice Provost, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1991-1993)
Dean, Professor, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1978-1991)
Associate Dean, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (1974-1978)
Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (1971-1974)
Assistant Professor, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (1968-1971)
Project Director, Camp Fire Girls, Boston, MA (1964-1967)
Family Worker, Boston Housing Authority (1961-1964)

Trustee Emeritus, Tufts University (1991-Present); Founder, Family Reunion Institute, Temple University (1990-Present); Chair, The Multicultural Institute (1989-Present); Board of Directors, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (1999-2003); Chair, Valentine Foundation (1994-2000); Chair, Juvenile Law Center (1991-2000); Vice President, Board of Directors, Tucker’s House (1989-1995); Trustee, Tufts University (1981-1991); Chair, The Philadelphia Foundation (1983-1988);

Creative Works:
Author, “Revival of Ideology: The Afro-American Society Movement” (1977); Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals

Becoming the first African American dean and first woman academic dean at Temple University, which held a reception in her honor to acknowledge these accomplishments

Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2017); Recipient, History Makers Education Award (2006); Honoree, One of 498 Hardworking Women in Pennsylvania (1978)

Member, NAACP; Member, National Association of Social Workers; Member, National Urban League; Member, Association for the Study of African American Life and History; Member, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Political Affiliation:

Unitarian Universalist

Daughter of Edward Dugger and Madeline (Kountze) Dugger-Kelley
Widowed: William H. Adams, August 26, 1978 (Deceased)
Children: Suzanne Holloman; William

Bowling; Crafts

Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the East – 1989-1990, 22nd Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in the East – 1986-1987, 21st Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who in the World – 1996, 13th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the World – 1995, 12th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)

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