In Memoriam: Moses C. Norman, 1935-2017

Moses C. Norman, who retired as dean of the School of Education at Clark Atlanta University on June 30, died on July 11 at his home in Atlanta. He was 82 years old.

Before joining the faculty at Clark Atlanta University, Dr. Moses had a long career in the Atlanta public school system including service as assistant superintendent for secondary education. He led the national office of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity for six years. Dr. Moses also served as a referee for intercollegiate football games.

Dr. Moses was a graduate of what is now Clark Atlanta University, where he majored in English. He held a master’s degree in English language and literature from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in educational leadership and management from Georgia State University.


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  1. I had the pleasure of being taught by Dr. Norman while I was in graduate school. He was a brilliant man and many things that he put forth in his classes I use to this day. This is a monumental loss the the CAU and Atlanta communities. Rest in peace Dr. Norman.

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