John W. Searight

John W. Searight, MSW, came to Stockton in June, 1973. Joining the SFT, he served on the negotiating team for the initial contract between the Council of New Jersey State College Locals (AFT) and the State of New Jersey, and became grievance officer (1974-76), and then president (1974-76) of the SFT. John was Program Coordinator of the Social Work Program (1975-79), Chairperson of the Task Force on Health Services (1978-79), and Moderator of the Faculty Assembly (1983-85). From 1985-92 he was Chair and then Dean of SOBL). He retired as Professor Emeritus of Social Work in June 2000.