Charles Dean Corman
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Charles Dean Corman, son of Charles Hosterman Corman and Matie Dean Corman was born in Charleston, WV. He died Sunday, October 6, 2013. He graduated from South Charleston High School and then received his A.B. (with highest honors) and M.A. from West Virginia University. After completing his doctorate at The Ohio State University he held faculty and/or administrative positions at the University of Southern California, West Virginia University, Marshall University, and Florida Institute of Technology. At Marshall, he was the Project Director for the establishment of the Medical School. At Florida Institute of Technology he was the founding dean of the School of Psychology. He was a past president of the West Virginia Psychological Association and Chairperson of the West Virginia State Board of Examiners and Psychologists. He was a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a member of Psi Chi (the Psychology Honor Society) and Sigma XI (the National Honor Society). In community activities he was a past president of the Indialantic Rotary Club and of the Brevard Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
He was preceded in death by wives Sherlyn (Sherry) Leah Walls Corman and Elizabeth (Betty) Wolf Corman.
He is survived by his sons Charles Kevin Corman, and Steven Michael Corman, and by his step-children Christina Wolf Dobbs, Douglas Charles Wolf, and Eve Monica Wolf Knight, their spouses and by seven of their children.
Donations may be made to the Elizabeth Wolf Corman Scholarship Fund for the School of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Oct. 15, 2013