Passing of Dr. John Krumboltz

NCDA is sad to announce the passing of Dr. John Krumboltz on May 1st at the age of 90.  John was the 1994 recipient of the Eminent Career Award, NCDA’s highest honor.  He was a long standing NCDA member, was a keynoter at many NCDA Conferences, and was able to attend the 2018 conference in Phoenix. 




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Michi Mizuno on Tuesday 05/07/2019 at 07:58PM wrote:

Please let me express my deepest sympathy. His theory encouraged many Japanese workers who had faced many unexpected events and happenstances. Thank you Dr. Krumboltz.

Alice Rush, CCC on Wednesday 05/15/2019 at 07:17PM wrote:

I met John and his wife Betty while I was still at Cal Poly as a graduate student, we met at the McDaniel conference at Stanford. He remained a friend and mentor over the years and we even worked on a self-efficacy metric study (measuring self efficacy before and after corporate career development training) in 1995. I will miss his warmth, hugs, sense of humor and philosophy on life. He will be deeply missed.

Raza Abbas on Sunday 05/19/2019 at 02:45AM wrote:

Heart-felt condolence to Dr. Krumboltz; his happenstance learning theory will be remembered for years to come! Thank you for providing career hope to countless people
Dr. Krumboltz.

Kat Gallagher on Tuesday 05/21/2019 at 11:16AM wrote:

I met Dr. Krumboltz as an early practitioner, and found him to be encouraging of both students and those just starting out. He will be missed.

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