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Ione Dugger Vargus

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

Education:
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)

Career:
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)

Civic:
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

Achievements:
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

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

Memberships:
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:
Democrat

Religion:
Unitarian Universalist

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

Hobbies:
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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