Newton, John Milton
John Milton "Jack" Newton (1929-2011) was a longtime professor of psychology at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha, beginning service in 1960 and retiring in 1999. He served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994), after which he served as interim Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs (1994-1995). Over his long career at UNO, he filled numerous other roles. Notably, he helped establish a doctoral program in psychology, which was UNO's first doctoral program. He also helped establish both International Studies Program and the College of Information Science and Technology. He was prominent in the Faculty Senate. He also served as host of the Reflections in Time television series after Paul Borge passed away in 1999.
His wife was Ann Newton, who was prominent for many years at the Faculty Women's Club at UNO.
Source: Szalewski, Susan. "Newton was integral to some UNO firsts: The dean and teacher helped the university develop its first doctoral program, in psychology." Omaha World-Herald, December 19, 2011.
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Title as listed on guide to series: A proud past reflecting the future.
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The Jack Newton Papers comprise the paper files of Dr. John Milton "Jack" Newton, longtime professor of psychology (1960-1999) who served as Dean of Arts and Sciences (1974-1994) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. These file folders, envelopes, and loose papers have not yet been further arranged or described.
New material added 2010: "Random Memories of People & Experiences at OU/UNO," written by College of Arts & Sciences Dean Emeritus Jack ...