PrintProf Dr Daniel Fallon

Former Chair of the Education Division of Carnegie Corporation, New York
 
Fallon
(born 1938)  

Law degree at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
1961 Bachelor of Arts at Antioch College, Ohio
1963 Master of Arts at University of Virginia in Charlottesville
1965 Ph.D. (experimental psychology) at University of Virginia in Charlottesville

Professional career
1965-1976 Assistant professor, then associate professor at the Institute for Psychology at the New York State University in Binghamton
1976-1984 Dean at the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and professor for Psychology at the University of Colorado in Denver
1984-1993 Dean at the Liberal Arts College and professor for Psychology at the Texas A&M University in College Station
1985-1988 Director of the American Conference of Academic Deans in Washington
1985-1987 Member of the Commission on Arts and Sciences, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges in Washington
1987-1988 President, National Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences
1993-2000 Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, professor for Psychology and professor for Public Affairs at the University of Maryland in College Park
2000-2008 Chair of the Education Division of Carnegie Corporation
Since 2000 Professor emeritus for Psychology and professor emeritus for Public Affairs at the University of Maryland in College Park
 
Professional and civic affiliations, fellowships etc.
  • IIn the 1970s, Senior Fulbright Research Fellow and visiting professor for Psychology at the University of Düsseldorf
  • 1981 Publication of the book The German University: a Heroic Ideal in Conflict with the Modern World, awarded with the "Kayden prize for excellence in humanities"
  • A wealth of publications, those including essays in "research and academia" pertaining to the German and American university system
  • In the 1990s, member of the Presidential Task Force on Teacher Education of the American Council on Education
  • Founding member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council, 1997
  • Since 2003 member of the Foundation Council of Stiftung Universität Hildesheim
  • Since 2009 member of the Advisory Board at the Professional School of Education at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • In 1985, first visit to Ruhr-Universität in his capacity as Dean of the Liberal Arts College at Texas A & M University; numerous visits to Bochum followed in the subsequent years
  • Member of the Strategy Commission of the Excellence Initiative and Chairman of the Evaluation Committee that evaluated the development strategy the Ruhr University handed in under the third funding line in the first round of the Excellence Initiative 2006
  • Since 2008 Member of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum University Council
  • Since 2009 member of the Advisory Board at the Professional School of Education at Ruhr-Universität Bochum