Dr. Vargus is born in Medford, Massachusetts to Edward Dugger and Madeline Dugger-Kelley.
Dr. Vargus receives a Bachelor of Arts from Tufts University from Medford, Massachusetts.
Dr. Vargus receives a Master of Arts in social service administration from The University of Chicago.
Dr. Vargus becomes a family worker with Boston Housing Authority.
Dr. Vargus becomes the project director of Camp Fire Girls in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Vargus becomes an assistant professor at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.
Dr. Vargus receives a Doctor of Philosophy in social policy and administration from Brandeis University.
Dr. Vargus becomes an assistant professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana, Illinois.
Dr. Vargus is appointed associate dean of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Vargus authors “Revival of Ideology: The Afro-American Society Movement.”
Dr. Vargus becomes a full professor at Temple University.
Dr. Vargus becomes the first African American dean of Temple University.
Dr. Vargus is named One of 498 Hardworking Women in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Vargus is appointed chair of The Philadelphia Foundation.
Dr. Vargus founds the Family Reunion Institute at Temple University.
Dr. Vargus becomes acting vice provost of Temple University.
Dr. Vargus becomes a Presidential Fellow of Temple University.
Dr. Vargus retires from academic administration.
Dr. Vargus receives the History Makers Education Award.
Dr. Vargus is honored with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award from Marquis Who’s Who.