In Memoriam

James C. Finney (1920-2009)

James C. Finney, a long-time professor at Cheyney University in Pennsylvania, died recently of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Philadelphia. He was 89 years old.

Professor Finney served as a professor of education at Cheyney University from 1961 to 1981. During his career he taught at Tennessee State University, Morgan State University, Delaware State University, and North Carolina Central University.

Professor Finney earned bachelor’s degrees at both Coppin State University and Morgan State University in Baltimore. He held a master’s degree in education sociology from Howard University and an educational doctorate from Columbia University.