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Speech Assocation of America Taps Prof. Robert Weiss

June 25, 1960

Robert Weiss 1950s.jpgJune 25, 1960, Greencastle, Ind. - "Robert O. Weiss of DePauw University has been elected to the legislative assembly of the Speech Association of America," notes an item in today's Indianapolis Star. "An associate professor of speech at DePauw, Dr. Weiss will serve as a member of the association's policy-making group for three years, beginning January 1, 1961."

In 1957, Weiss was elected secretary-treasurer of the American Forensics Association. He received his B.A. (magna cum laude) in speech from Albion College (1948), and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University (1949 and 1954).

Before joining the DePauw faculty in 1955, Weiss taught at Wayne and Northwestern Universities.