Francis M. Rogers, associate professor of Romance Languages and Literatures, will assume full professorship effective July 1, Provost Buck announced yesterday. He is Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and has been an associate professor since 1946.
An honors graduate of Cornell, Rogers did post-graduate work at the University for four years and received a Ph.D. in Comparative Philology in 1940. He then served a brief term as Junior Fellow of the Society of Fellows before entering the service at the beginning of the war.
His research specialties are the development of the Romance languages and of medieval literature.