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Mileur Receives Alumni Award from Southern Illinois

Professor Emeritus Jerry Mileur has been awarded an Alumni Achievement Award from the College of Liberal Arts at his alma mater Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The award, presented in the Spring 2011 semester, recognized Professor Mileur's acheivements over a nearly 40 year career as a professor.

Professor Mileur earned a bachelor's degree in speech in 1955 and a doctorate in political science in 1971 from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He joined the faculty at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1967 and retired in 2004. During his time at UMass, he served as director of the Master of Public Administration program, graduate program director, and chair of the department. He was also editor of Polity, the journal of the Northeastern Political Science Association. 

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