These papers concern his professional activities and his administrative duties at Stanford,
1971-1991. Included are correspondence, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, and articles. In
addition to the physics department, several committees are represented, including the
Committee on Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aids and the Graduate Study
Alexander Fetter, theoretical physicist, joined the Stanford faculty in 1965. He received
his B.A. at Williams College, 1958, was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford where he won the Scott
Prize in Physics in 1960, and received his Ph.D. at Harvard in 1963. At Stanford, he has
also served as associated dean of undergraduate studies, 1977-80, head of the Faculty
Senate, 1982-83, and Associate Dean of Humanities and Sciences, 1990-93. He received the
Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1994. He is a fellow of the American Physical
Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
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