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Dr. Mildred B. Erickson Distinguished Chair in Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education

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The dean of the college provides oversight for the identification of potential candidates among the faculty of the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) who are recognized scholars, carry a normal teaching load and who make demonstrable contributions to graduate education.

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About Mildred B. Erickson

Mildred B. Erickson believed in giving non-traditional students a chance at higher education - not just financially, but through strong encouragement as well. She dedicated a great portion of her life to help women get back into college and to attain the self-respect and credibility that comes with an education. She was the bearer of numerous titles, high honors and awards as a result of her illustrious career in teaching, counseling and in community service. Through a fellowship named for her, Dr. Erickson helped women – and later men as well – who are returning to college to complete a degree. Even after her retirement as Assistant Dean of Lifelong Education at MSU in 1981, Dr. Erickson continued to serve on the Fellowship Board and was active on many other committees.

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