Clifford Schexnayder, emeritus eminent scholar in the Del E. Webb School of Construction Programs in the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, will be honored in Washington, D.C., on March 22 by the American Society of Civil Engineers for his life-time achievements in education.

Schexnayder held the eminent scholar position at ASU from 1994 to 2003. He returned as a faculty associate in 2011.

He is a retired U.S. Army Corps of Engineers colonel, who served stints for the Corps as executive director, Directorate of Military Programs in the Office of the Chief of Engineers in Washington, D.C., and as deputy commander of the New England Division of the Corps.

He began his teaching career at Purdue University and later taught at Louisiana Tech, Virginia Tech, and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Schexnayder was also an adjunct faculty member for the Army Corps of Engineers at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, Fort Leavenworth in Kansas, and the Engineer School at Fort Leonard Wood in Missouri.

In 2003 and 2009, Schexnayder was a Fulbright lecturer and research scholar at the Universidad de Piura and Richardo Palma Universidad in Peru.  He was also a Lady Davis Visiting Professor at the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

He’s the co-author of the textbooks Construction Planning, Equipment, and Methods, now in its eighth edition, and Construction Management Fundamentals.

Schexnayder received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a doctorate in construction engineering and management from Purdue University.

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