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Chair of Psychology

Donald G. Marquis
The Michigan Alumnus 279

Yale Scholar Accepts 
Campus Faculty Post


DR. DONALD G. MARQUIS, now
 Chairman of the Psychology Department at Yale University, has been
 appointed Chairman of the Psychology 
Department at the University of Mich
igan, and will begin his duties at the 
beginning of the Fall Term. He was 
named to fill the vacancy left by Pro
fessor Walter B. Pillsbury since his 
retirement in June 1942. 


A native of Two Harbors, Minne
sota, Dr. Marquis received an A.B.
 degree from Stanford University in
 1928, and for the following two years 
he was a Fellow at that University. 



From 1930-32, he was a Knight Fel
low at Yale University, and received 
a Ph.D. from there. He has instructed
 at Yale since 1933, being named Chairman of the Department and Professor
 in 1941. He has also served as Ex
ecutive Director of the Office of Psychological Personnel of the National 
Research Council.