Index of Memorial Resolutions and Biographical Sketches

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IN MEMORIAM

LEAH J. GREGG

Leah J. Gregg, retired associate professor of physical training for women (later part of kinesiology and health education), was born on May 25, 1896, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She received a bachelor's degree from Colorado College in 1919 and a master's degree from Columbia University in 1938.

Professor Gregg taught at the University of Illinois and Barnard College, Columbia University. She joined the faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1927, where she taught until 1951.

Professor Gregg wrote reports on women's physical education for the National Association for Physical Education for College Women and the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation.

She was a member of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation and the Texas Mental Hygiene 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.