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In Memoriam

Dr. Vernon C. Warren Jr., 66, died on Sept. 13, 2005, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville.

A professor of political science, Warren was a member of the APSU faculty for 38 years.

Dr. Warren was an enthusiastic source of support for students over the years. He was supportive of their efforts in the classroom and outside of it as the sponsor of student organizations, said Dr. David Kanervo, professor of political science and department chair. He provided students with messages of possibilities.
Dr. Vernon C. Warren Jr., 66, died on Sept. 13, 2005, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville.

A professor of political science, Warren was a member of the APSU faculty for 38 years.

“Dr. Warren was an enthusiastic source of support for students over the years. He was supportive of their efforts in the classroom and outside of it as the sponsor of student organizations,” said Dr. David Kanervo, professor of political science and department chair. “He provided students with messages of possibilities.

“For his colleagues, Dr. Warren was a source of intellectual stimulation and collegial support and friendship. He had a wonderful sense of humor that helped lighten moods and provide an enjoyable working environment within the department. He was one of the nicest people anyone could meet.”

Warren was born Feb. 2, 1929, in Ages, Ky., the son of Vernon C. Warren Sr. and Delta Hensley Warren.

He is survived by his wife, Nell Northington Warren, who asked that memorials in her husband's honor be made to the Woodward Library, c/o APSU University Advancement Office, P.O. Box 4417, Clarksville, TN 37044 or Cats-R-Us, 119 Providence Blvd., Clarksville, TN 37042.

Plans are underway for a memorial service on the APSU campus later this semester. The specifics will be announced at the appropriate time.