Remembering Dr. Norman Binder
The University of Texas at Brownsville has lost a friend and longtime member of the faculty. Dr. Norman “Joe” Binder passed away Thursday, January 10 at the age of 72.
Dr. Binder joined Texas Southmost College as a professor in the Department of Social Sciences in 1973. During his 34-year career, he served as chair of the Departments of Political Science and Social Sciences, Director of the Office of Assessment and Evaluation and the University Experience, and was a valuable participant on countless university committees. He also served as interim chair of the Criminal Justice Department before retiring in 2007.