North Central College - Naperville, IL

Alvin C. Eurich

Class Year: 
1924

Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1982

Alvin Eurich was selected as the first chancellor of the State University of New York in 1949 and was later named vice president and executive director of the Ford Foundation’s Education Program. He authored or co-authored numerous books and designed several psychological and achievement tests. He served as a member of various committees on educational research - he was a member of President Harry Truman’s Commission on Higher Education, President John F. Kennedy’s Task Force on Education, and was also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was elected as an honorary member of North Central College’s Board of Trustees in 1971.

Deceased.