CLARK C. GILL
Clark C. Gill, professor emeritus of curriculum and
instruction, died on November 18, 1997. He was 82.
Professor Gill was born on February 19, 1915, in Mt.
Vernon, Minnesota. He earned his bachelor's degree from Hamline University
in 1935. He was awarded his master's degree from the University of Minnesota
in 1939. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he earned
his PhD from the University of Minnesota in 1948.
Dr. Gill taught for several years at the University
of Wisconsin. He became a member of the faculty of The University of
Texas at Austin in 1954. At the University he oversaw social studies
student teachers. As director of the Latin American studies project,
he prepared curriculum materials for use in public schools and directed
a Fulbright-Hays summer seminar in Mexico. Dr. Gill also served on a
state teacher certification team aimed at solving teacher shortages
in the 1950s.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo
Acosta and posted on the Faculty Council web site on November
17, 2000. Additional biographical sources can be found in the
Barker Texas History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.