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He traveled all over the world and visited other higher institu ­ tions of learning as a member of evaluation teams and often spoke to the students on educational matters and conditions abroad. The college became a part of the State University in 19^9 . The Board of Regents gave it the name State University College of Education at Buffalo in the 1959/60 academic year. Dr. Rockwell ’ s title came from two sources. He received an honorary doctorate in pedagogy from Albany State Teachers College in 1922. His alma mater, Brown University, conferred an honorary doctor of laws degree on him in June, 1951. He earned a masters degree from Columbia University in 1917. He held high positions in numerous organizations and was a life member of the National Educational Association. He served on the boards of the Historical Society, the Museum of Science, the Buffalo Council on World Affairs, and the Buffalo Seminary. Dr. Rockwell wrote numerous articles for educational periodi ­ cals. He published a "Workbook in the Geography of New York State" and was co-author of "A History of the New York State College for Teachers at Buffalo." At the commencement exercises in June 1951> he received the title of president emeritus. Dr. Rockwell married Marjorie DeLano of Ithaca in 1922. She died Feb. 22, 1959. The couple had two daughters, Mrs. Clifford G. Vogelsang and Mrs. Helen R. Davis. Dr. Rockwell died January 10, 19ol, after a long illness. He

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