Interview with gallaudet univeristy president i king jordan dr i king jordan became the eighth president in the long history of gallaudet university in 1988, following a student protest that demanded that the position be filled by a deaf person (see accompanying article. In jordan, the regime interprets calls for reform (which are being revised as cries for the king's abdication echo across the country) as implicit acceptance for the status quo, rather than a. Meet jordan wilkerson author: king staff you can find me on king 5 wednesday through sunday morning i'm a florida native, but i moved here from charleston, south carolina, where i was a. The committee had selected: dr harvey corson (a deaf superintendent of the louisiana school for the deaf), dr i king jordan (gallaudet's deaf dean of the college of arts and sciences), and dr elizabeth zinser (a hearing vice chancellor at the university of north carolina in greensboro. Just before king hussein of jordan died in 1999, he named as his successor his eldest son, abdullah it was a decision which surprised the jordanians, who were expecting queen noor's eldest son.
Research interests my research program is focused on understanding the genome level determinants of the diversification between evolutionary lineages. In 1946, jordan won its independence, establishing a constitutional monarchy under the rule of king abdullah i from 1953 until 1999, jordan was governed by abdullah i's grandson king hussein,. Irving king jordan wife kids irving king jordan in 1988 he became the first deaf president of gallaudet university, the jordan became deaf at gray purple and green jordans 6 i irving king jordan was born in a small town of glen ridge, pennsylvania on june 16, 1943. Jordanian king abdullah ii bin al-hussein, while addressing the united nations general assembly on tuesday, called on the international community to combat islamophobia, deeming it a threat that fuels terrorism along with jihadi ideology.
Jordan's work has extended beyond the deaf community he served on the congressional task force on the rights and empowerment of people with disabilities that advocated for passing the americans. I king jordan, outgoing gallaudet university president, discussed campus protests and future of deaf education today on talk of the nation full transcript below. Learn about i king jordan and his successful career on our show deaf people: tell me more more interviews with notable deaf people can be found on the sorenson video center. Pristina (afp) - jordan's king abdullah ii warned tuesday of a third world war against humanity, describing the islamic state group as savage outlaws of religion in the wake of the paris attacks.
His majesty king abdullah ii ibn al hussein is the 43rd generation direct descendant of the prophet muhammed king abdullah assumed his. Hres 680 (109 th): recognizing dr i king jordan for his contributions to gallaudet university and the deaf and hard of hearing community react to this resolution with an emoji save your opinion on this resolution on a six-point scale from strongly oppose to strongly support. I king jordan biography september 24, 2003 i king jordan has distinguished himself as a scholar, teacher, and leader in education he has earned the attention and admiration of the nation as the first deaf president of an institution of higher education. Quick facts share location: jordan is located in the heart of the middle east, northwest of saudi arabia, south of syria, southwest of iraq, and east of israel and the occupied west bank. Short biography i king jordan made history in 1988 when he became the first deaf president of gallaudet university, the world's only university with all programs and services designed specifically for students who are deaf and hard of hearing.
I king jordan, former president, gallaudet university, signs as he speaks i king jordan: when you talk to people who can hear and you ask them what do you think it would be like to be a deaf person. I king jordan back to school new president king decided that it would be a good idea to sit his wife and children down and tell them about his plan to become the new president of gallaudet university. Quotations and aphorisms by i king jordan: at gallaudet, deafness isn't an issue you don't even think about it students can pay attention to accounting or psychology or journalism. I king jordan: reflections on a changing culture gallaudet university's first deaf president is stepping down after 18 years in a q & a, he spoke with npr's joseph shapiro about his legacy, and.
Rving king jordan was born in 1943 he grew up in glen riddle pennsylvania, a rural townnear philadelphia, with his 3 brothers and sisters. I king jordan i king jordan is from glen riddle, pennsylvania, a small town outside philadelphia dr jordan served four years in the us navy and during his service, became profoundly deaf as a result of a motorcycle accident. President barack obama made a last-minute detour on his way out of washington on wednesday to greet jordan's king abdullah. King jordan i grew up outside philadelphia, pennsylvania, in a little town, and went to a regular high school i was a very average student in that high school.