Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches

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IN MEMORIAM

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.

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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.