Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Administration/Faculty/Staff: 1990 - 1999
1990: William Byrd resigns as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He is replaced by Dr. Don Sink.
1990: Gregory Blimling becomes vice chancellor for Student Development.
1991: Grant Davis resigns as dean of the College of Business.
1993: Appalachian State adds sexual orientation to their anti-discrimination policy.
1993: John Thomas retires; Francis T. Borkowski becomes chancellor.
1998: Dr. James W. Jackson dies. Jackson was at Appalachian since 1970 as as dean of educational innovation and assistant to Chancellor Herbert Wey. He was dean of the College of Continuing Education and director of summer sessions from 1972-83, and professor of higher education and coordinator of higher education graduate programs from 1983 until his retirement in June.
1998: History professor Thomas Keelin Keefe, at Appalachian since 1978, dies.
1999: Chancellor emeritus Herbert Walter Wey dies.
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