CEOHP collection summaries: Dick Austing

Dick Austing

Location(s) where grew up: Cincinnati, OH USA

Location(s) for post-secondary education: bachelors in mathematics from San Xavier University in Cincinnati; Master's degree from St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO USA; Ph.D. from Catholic University of America in Washington, DC USA

Location(s) where employed: Taught in the Department of Computer Sciences at University of Maryland, Silver Springs in Silver Springs, MD USA

Career stage when interviewed: Retired (in 1998); very active as a volunteer in ACM

Areas of interest: Design of computer and information systems curricula

Highlights: Inducted as an ACM Fellow in 1994, the first year of the program; received the first SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service in 1997; co-editor of several ACM Curriculum reports, including Curriculum '78

Interviewed June 13, 2006 by Alison (Young) Clear