Coleman Furr

Coleman Furr


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

“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)

Learn more:
Coleman Furr obituary from KSWB-TV (May 20, 2015)