1991 Certificate of Meritorious Service
Calvin Long, Washington State University

The second sectional Certificate for Meritorious Service was presented at the San Francisco meeting in January 1991 to Calvin T. Long, Washington State Universit

In 1955, after studying with Ivan Niven, Calvin T. Long received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. The following year he joined the faculty at Washington State University where he continues to teach with distinction. He served as Chair of Section (1967-1968) and as Governor (1982-1985). In addition, he has served on several committees and panels for the Section and has advised the Washington state government on mathematics education. Moreover, he has led many projects for the improvement of mathematics education, including securing grants for inservice training of mathematics teachers.

For more than thirty years, Professor Long has delivered lectures and colloquia at colleges and high schools, stimulating the imagination and curiosity of both students and teachers.

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