Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches
HENRY FRED ALVES
Henry Fred Alves, professor emeritus of educational administration, died on July 9, 1969. He was 75.
Professor Alves was born on May 9, 1894, in Gruene, Texas. He earned a bachelor's degree from Southwest Texas State University in 1928 and a master's degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1929.
Professor Alves worked in numerous schools in Texas as a teacher and principal. For a number of years he served as superintendent of the Alamo Heights Schools in San Antonio, Texas. He directed finance and research at the Texas State Department of Education and oversaw the division of school administration for the U.S. Office of Education. He also worked as a program director with the Kellogg Foundation. He joined the faculty of the University in 1950 and taught until his retirement in 1965.
Professor Alves held a fellowship from the General Education Board, Texas State Department of Education, in 1929-30. He was listed in the 1953-54 edition of Who's Who In American Education.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 24, 2001. Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office of Public Affairs.
Last updated: May 24, 2001