Bowman, Mary O. (1921-2017)
Women's Physical Education Human Performance
Year Retired from SJSU
University of Iowa (Iowa City), 1958 Ph.D.
University of Oregon (Eugene), 1946 MS
Central Washington State College (Ellensburg), 1943 BA
San Jose State University, 1962-1985
Central Washington State College, 1958-1962
Idaho State College (Pocatello), 1949-1952
Central Washington State, 1948-1949
University of Oregon, 1946-1948
Jr.‑Sr. High School (Prosser, WA), 1942-1943
Administrative and Professional Experience
Supervisor of School Health and Physical Education, State Department of Public Instruction, Salem, OR, 1952‑1956.
Administrative positions while at SJSU:
Chair, Department of Physical Education for Women, 1965‑68 and 1975‑77;
Chair, Department of Human Performance (merged men's and women's departments), 1977‑1982;
Associate Dean for Curriculum and Educational Policies, School Applied Sciences and Arts, 19681974;
Interim Dean, School AA&S, 1979‑80;
President, SJSU Academic Senate, 1975‑76 (first woman);
CSUC Academic Senate, 1976‑78 (first woman from SJSU);
President, Western Society of Physical Education of College Women (13 western states), 1968‑69;
President, Association of California State University Professors, 1972;
President, Emeritus Faculty Association, 4/1987‑8/1988.
Oregon State Department Public Instruction:
Health Education Materials and Resources
Health Services for School Aged Children in Oregon
Health Instruction in Oregon Secondary Schools
Physical Education for Boys in Oregon Secondary Schools
Physical Fitness Testing in Oregon Schools
Editor, Sports Program for College Women, monograph, American Association Health, Physical Education and Recreation.
Speeches and Presentations included in proceedings of various associations and organizations.