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Frank Graves Dickey

Born: 1-Dec-1917
Birthplace: Wagoner, OK
Died: 7-Aug-2009
Location of death: Lexington, KY [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Educator

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: President, University of Kentucky, 1956-63

Military service: US Army (WWII, Master Sgt.)

[1] Hospice Care Center, St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, KY.

Wife: Elizabeth Drymon ("Betty", m. 1940, until his death, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Frank G. Dickey, Jr.
Son: Joseph Terry Dickey
Daughter: Ann Dickey Holmes

    High School: Henry Clay High School, Lexington, KY (1935)
    University: BA English, Transylvania College (1939)
MA English Literature, University of Kentucky (1942)
    University: EdD, University of Kentucky (1947)
    University: Harvard University (postdoctoral fellow, 1952-53)
    Administrator: Dean, College of Education, University of Kentucky (1949-56)
    Administrator: President, University of Kentucky (1956-63)
    Administrator: Provost, University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1974-76)
    Administrator: Dean of Academic Studies, North Carolina School of the Arts (1978-80)

    University Associates VP (1976)
    National Commission on Accrediting of Colleges and Universities Chairman (1965-74)
    Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Executive Director (1963-65)

Author of books:
Basic Principles of Supervision (1953, with Harold P. Adams)
Basic Principles of Student Teaching (1956, with Harold P. Adams)

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