In Memoriam: Sally Freeman-Hawks, 1942-2015

Freeman-Hawks, Sally AnnSally Freeman-Hawks, former associate dean and executive director of counseling and academic advising in the Undergraduate Advising and Academic Support Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, has died at an extended care facility in Amherst. She was 73 years old. Dr. Freeman-Hawks also served as an adjunct professor at the university, teaching courses in psychology, communication, and education.

Dr. Freeman Hawks was active in the civil rights movement and traveled the South in efforts to register Black voters. She was the founder and director of RECAP (Regional Economic Community Action Program) in Middletown, New York, a grassroots effort in President Johnson’s war on poverty.

A native of Gloversville, New York, Dr. Freeman-Hawks was a graduate of the University at Buffalo. She held a Ph.D. in psychology from New York University and a doctorate in interpersonal communication from the University of Massachusetts.

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