Thornton, James W. (1908-1996)
Year Retired from SJSU
1969 or 1970?
Stanford University, 1930's BA, MA, Ph.D.
Honolulu Community College (President), 1970-1972?
San Jose State University (Prof. of Education), 1958-1970
Orange Coast College (Founding Vice‑President), 1947-1957
Administrative and Professional Experience
Founding Vice‑President, Orange Coast College.
Author and consultant on community colleges, accreditation teams, state and national committees.
The Community Junior College, 3 editions, Wiley & Sons.
College Teaching, co‑authored with James Brown, McGraw‑Hill.
Secondary School Curriculum, co‑authored with J. Wright.
State Colleges and Universities, co‑authored with J. Wahlquist.