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Walter R. Schumm, Ph.D., Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Schumm has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the education industry

A highly esteemed educator with nearly 40 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Walter R. Schumm currently serves as a professor at Kansas State University

    MANHATTAN, KS, October 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Walter R. Schumm, Ph.D., with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Schumm celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

A highly esteemed educator with nearly 40 years of experience to his credit, Dr. Schumm currently serves as a professor at Kansas State University, a position he has held since 1990. He joined Kansas State University in 1979 as an assistant professor and was named associate professor in 1984.

Dr. Schumm earned a Bachelor of Science in physics from the College of William & Mary in 1972, Master of Science in family and child development from Kansas State University in 1976, and Doctor of Philosophy in family studies from Purdue University in 1979. He is certified as a family life educator by the National Council on Family Relations.

A fellow of the National Council on Family Relations, Dr. Schumm was previously a member of the Army Research Institute's scientific advisory committee from 1987 to 1990. He has also contributed numerous articles to professional journals.

From 1972 to 2002, Dr. Schumm served in the United States Army Reserve and the United States Army National Guard, which included a year's mobilization during Operation Desert Shield/Storm from 1990 to 1991. He was also a member of the United States Army from 1972 to 1974. Dr. Schumm was the recipient of a Decorated Legion of Merit from the United States Armed Forces. In light of his exceptional undertakings, Dr. Schumm was selected for inclusion in the third edition of Who's Who Among Human Services Professionals and the 22nd edition of Who's Who in the Midwest, as well as multiple editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in American Education.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Schumm has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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