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Portrait of Kent Lovelace

Kent Lovelace

  • Director of Aviation Industry Relations, Aviation

Contact Info

Office Address

Ryan Hall 212E
4251 University Ave Stop 9036
Grand Forks, ND 58202-9036

Biography

  • 2014 – Director of Aviation Industry Relations, Professor, Department of Aviation
  • 1997 - 2014 Chairman, Professor, Department of Aviation
  • 1994 – 1997 Chairman, Associate Professor, Department of Aviation
  • 1989 - 1994 Associate Professor, Assistant Chair, Department of Aviation, Center for Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota.
  • 1984 – 1989 Assistant Professor, Department of Aviation, Center for Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, North Dakota
  • 1980 – 1984 Assistant Chief Flight Instructor and Academic Lecturer, Department of Aviation, Flight Operations, Center for Aerospace Sciences, University of North Dakota.
  • Avit 414 - CFI Certification
  • 325 – Multi-engine Systems and Procedures

Pilot Supply

Awards and Accomplishments

National:

  • William A. Wheatley Award, Co-Sponsors United Airlines and UAA. Dallas, Texas, September 1992.
  • NIFA Outstanding Coach of the Year, 1986 and 1989.
  • NIFA National Championship, Faculty Advisor/Coach, UND Flying Team, 1985-1989, 1994.
  • NIFA Founder’s Award, 2014
  • Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) Chairman’s Award, 2014

University:

  • McDermott Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching, University of North Dakota, Department of Aviation, 1989, 1998.
  • Fellows of the University Award for Departmental Excellence in Public Service, University of North Dakota, Department of Aviation, 1986, 2002.
  • National Residence Hall Honorary for outstanding contributions to the Residence Hall System at UND, 2012

Licensure:

 Pilot Certificate:   Airline Transport Pilot Airplane Multiengine Land

                           CE500 Type Rating

                           Commercial Pilot Privileges Airplane Single Engine Land

 Flight Instructor: Airplane Single and Multiengine Land

                          Instrument - Airplane

Service Involvement

     Professional:

  • NBAA Professional Development Committee 2001-2003, 2014 -
  • NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) Governing Board, Organizational Director, 2004-2014
  • National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Board of Directors and Council member, 1985 –2012
  • FAA ARAC ACS Working Group 2012-
  • FAA ACS Exam Board 2014 -
  • FAA ACT ARC ATP Work Group Subject Matter Expert 2014 -

University:

  • UND Faculty Senate, 1999, 2000, 2004-2006.
  • UND Academic Advisement Committee, 1989-1992, 2003 – 2007
  • UND Enrollment Management Task Force, 2007-2011
  • UND Strategic Enrollment Management Planning Committee, Scholarship Task Force,2013 -

College:

  • Fleet Acquisition Committee, 1997 –
  • Safety Council 2010 -