Coleman Furr

Dr. Coleman Furr

Educator

February 2, 1925 – May 20, 2015

Inducted in the Inaugural Class (1990)

Notable accomplishments:

  • Founded Coleman College in 1963, first school to use inverted curriculum method, and one of first dedicated computer technology schools
  • Founded and chaired the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals

Quotes:
“By teaching them what employers want them to be taught, Coleman University gives its students the training they need to get a job and go to work.” (Interview with GA Insider, Dec. 14, 2009)