Archer, Chalmers, Jr.

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ARCHER, Chalmers, Jr.

ARCHER, Chalmers, Jr. American, b. 1938. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, History, Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: Saints Junior College, Lexington, MS, assistant to the president and registrar, 1968-70; Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee Institute, AL, career and placement counselor and coordinator of cooperative program, 1972-74, assistant dean for admissions and records, 1974-76, assistant to the vice-president for administration, 1976-79, associate dean for admissions and records and assistant professor of educational administration and counseling, 1979-83; Northern Virginia Community College, coordinator of admissions and records at Annandale Campus, 1983-85, director of financial aid at Alexandria Campus, 1985; Consortium for the Recruitment of Black Students from Northern Cities, past chair and member of board of directors; Alabama State Steering Committee for Advanced Placement of High School Students, past chair. Publications: Growing up Black in Rural Mississippi: Memoirs of a Family, Heritage of a Place, 1992; An Invisible Hand at Work in the Community: Black Courage and Family Wisdom, 1995; My Twelve Years as a Green Beret: From Ike to LBJ: Green Berets in the Vanguard, 2001. Author of a weekly newspaper column and contributing editor, Jackson Advocate. Author of articles. Address: 785 Flager Circle, Manassas, VA 20109-7435, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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