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F. David Mathews

AKA Forrest David Mathews

Born: 6-Dec-1935
Birthplace: Grove Hill, AL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Government, Administrator
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: HEW Secretary under Ford

Father: F. L. Mathews
Wife: Mary Chapman (two daughters)
Daughter: Lee Ann
Daughter: Lucy McLeod

    University: AB History & Classical Greek, University of Alabama (1957)
    University: MA, University of Alabama (1959)
    University: PhD History of American Education, Columbia University (1965)
    Professor: History, University of Alabama (1965-80)
    Administrator: President, University of Alabama (1969-80)
    Administrator: Trustee, Judson College Alabama

    Kettering Foundation President & CEO (1981-)
    US Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare (1975-77)
    Academy for Educational Development Board of Directors
    Alabama Consortium for the Development of Higher Education
    Gerald R. Ford Foundation Trustee
    March of Dimes Alabama State Chairman
    National Issues Forums Institute Board of Directors
    Public Agenda Board of Directors
    Phi Beta Kappa Society

Author of books:
Politics for People: Finding a Responsible Public Voice (1998)
For Communities to Work (2000)
Why Public Schools? Whose Public Schools? What Early Communities Have to Tell Us (2002)

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