Like Shooting Rapids in the Dark by Billy O. Wireman
Selected Writings on Education

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Wireman studied at Georgetown College of Kentucky, served in the U.S. Marine Corps, then did graduate study at the University of Kentucky, where he was also an assistant basketball coach under Adolf Rupp. He earned a doctorate in education from Vanderbilt University's Peabody School of Education and in 1960 joined the faculty of Florida Presbyterian College. He rose to dean, vice president, and then president. In 1978, he became president of Queens College in Charlotte, NC, where he served until his retirment in 2002. Goode is the McMahon Professor of English and chair of Queens College's English Department. Whalen is the Carolyn G. and Sam H. McMahon, Jr., Professor of History and chair of Queens College's History department.
 
Published April 1, 2002 by New South Inc. 158 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In June of this year, Wireman, who became America's youngest college president when he assumed leadership of Florida Presbyterian College in 1968, retired as president of Queens College in Charlotte, N.C.

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