Dr. Fred Kelley Named MCIS Dept. Head
By Randy Wilson
Dr. Fred Kelley
of Birmingham, professor of computer science and mathematics, will become
the next head of the Department of Mathematics, Computing, and Information
Sciences at Jacksonville State University.
Kelley will assume
the position on Sept. 1. The post is being vacated by Mrs. Martha McCormick,
who is retiring effective Sept. 1 with
21 years of service. She became department head
Kelley has served
in the MCIS department from 1990 until 1996 and from 1998 until present.
He has taught a variety of courses in mathematics and computer science
at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
In addition, Kelley
taught at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco, from
1997 to 1998 and at Samford University from 1974-86. He holds
a doctorate in mathematics with a major in complex analysis, a master's
in mathematics, and a bachelor's in mathematics, all from the University
of Alabama. In addition, he earned 30 graduate hours in computer science
at the University of Alabama-Birmingham and at JSU.
Kelley serves on
numerous university and departmental committees and is chair of the
computer science search committee and travel committee. Kelley participates
in campus organizations such as the Phi Beta Kappa graduate fellowship,
the Alumni Association, and the International House Program.
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