Membership in 1984–85

  Read the March 1985 Newsletter V30 N1 Read the June 1985 Newsletter V30 N2 Read the August 1985 Newsletter V30 N3 Read the December 1985 Newsletter V30 N4

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1985 Conference: Enriching Families: Ethnic, Cultural, and Religious Networks

The 1985 Annual Conference took place November 4–8 at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel with the theme chosen by Program Vice President Harriette P. McAdoo. The theme was “Enriching Families: Ethnic, Cultural, and Religious Networks.” Britton Wood was local arrangements chair. Approximately 915 people attended. The conference started on an exciting note with a fire alarm in the middle of the night on November 3, which sent the NCFR staff flying down 28 flights of stairs in their nightclothes and Board and business notebooks. Fortunately, it was a false alarm and the only after-effects were stiff muscles the following day as the conference […]

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Leadership in 1984–85

Sharon Price (PhD, Iowa State University) became the 42nd President of NCFR. She is a Professor Emerita and former Department Head in the Department of Child and Family Development at the University of Georgia. She was also on the faculties of Gerontology and Women’s Studies and has published extensively in professional journals. She and Patrick McKenry coauthored and coedited Divorce, Families and Change: Coping with Stressful Events and Transitions and Families Across Time: A Life Course Perspective. Her research focused on the study of widows who live on family farms. She has won several teaching awards, including the Osborne Award, and the highest honor […]

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