Dr. Bruce Ramon Vogeli – Graduated 1947; Inducted 1975
This Alliance native, now chairman of the Department of Mathematics in Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City, has had a celebrated career in the field of mathematics. He now lives in Convent, N.J. He received his Bachelor’s degree at Mount Union College, masters at Kent State University and his Doctor of Philosophy degree at the University of Michigan.
After beginning his teaching career in Ohio schools, Dr. Vogeli served as Professor of Mathematics at Bowling Green State University and in 1964 was designated Visiting Professor of Mathematics at the Lenin Pedagogical Institute, Moscow.
Dr. Vogeli has authored or edited more than 200 books and articles including seminal works on special schools for the mathematically talented Other examples of his publications include Houghton Mifflin Mathematics, 2002 (seven book series) and Houghton Mifflin Math, 2005 (seven book series). He has served as a lecturer or consultant in 26 nations including the Soviet Union during the formative period of its special schools.
Dr. Vogeli married the former Carol Lucille Poulton from Columbiana, Ohio on June 11, 1956. They have a son named Erich Daniel Vogeli.
Biographical update: Dr. Vogeli is still directing the Program in Mathematics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, NY where he holds the Clifford Brewster Upton endowed professorship.