GROVER A. FUCHS
Grover A. Fuchs, retired assistant professor
of speech communication, died on March 9, 1980. He was 71.
Professor Fuchs was born on April 30,
1908, in Burton, Texas. He earned bachelor's and master's degrees from
The University of Texas at Austin in 1931 and 1932, respectively.
Professor Fuchs served as superintendent
of the Fayetteville Public Schools from 1933 to 1941. He joined the
faculty of the University in 1941, where he taught until 1977, when
he retired. Professor Fuchs served as assistant to the dean of the College
of Communication from 1971 to 1975. He also served as a director and
judge in speech competition for the University Interscholastic League.
Professor Fuchs was the author of The
Psychology of Speech (1966). He was a member of the American Speech
and Hearing Association, the Speech Communication Association, and the
Southern Speech Association.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on February 21, 2001.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the UT Office
of Public Affairs.