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Gordon P. Eaton

Gordon Pryor Eaton (1929 – ) was the 12th president of ISU.

Education:

Achievements:

  • Faculty at Wesleyan University (1955–1959)
  • Faculty at University of California-Riverside (1959–1967)
    • Project chief of the U.S. Geological Survey in Denver (1963–1965)
  • Chair of the Department of Geosciences at University of California-Riverside (1965–1967)
  • U.S. Geological Survey (several positions)
  • Dean of the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University (1981–1983)
  • Provost & vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University (1983–1986)
  • 12th president of ISU from 1986 to 1990
  • Director of the Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory at Columbia University
  • Director of the U.S. Geological Survey under President Bill Clinton (1994–1997)

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