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A life in higher education : oral history transcript : fifteenth president of the University of California, 1983-1992 / 1997.
BANC MSS 98/52 c; Phonotape 2895 C:1-27; BANC MSS 98/52 c
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Title:

A life in higher education : oral history transcript: fifteenth president of the University of California, 1983-1992 / 1997
University history series (Bancroft Library)

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner, David Pierpont, 1933-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003

Creator/Contributor:

Peltason, J. W. (Jack Walter), 1923-2015

Creator/Contributor:

Lage, Ann, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Gardner discusses his Mormon upbringing in Berkeley, Calif., his early years at the University of California working with the Alumni Association during his doctoral studies at Berkeley, and as Assistant to the Chancellor at the Santa Barbara campus; serving as President of the University of Utah; the work of the National Commission on Excellence in Eucation and its report "A nation at risk"; his appointment and activities as President of the University of California, including fiscal, academic, internal and external affairs, appointments, long-range planning, and retirement; and finally his joining the Hewlett Foundation.

Date:

1997 (issued)

Subject:

University of California (System)
United States. -- National Commission on Excellence in Education.
University of Utah.
William & Flora Hewlett Foundation.
College presidents -- Interviews

Note:

David Pierpont Gardner ; with introductions by Clark Kerr and Jack W. Peltason ; interviews conducted by Ann Lage in 1995 and 1996. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: University history series.
Inserted in pocket at back of transcript: A nation at risk : the imperative for educational reform. 63 p. ; 23 cm.
AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as Phonotape 2895 C.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xiii, 779 p.) : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
27 sound cassettes.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p8w
BANC MSS 98/52 c
Phonotape 2895 C:1-27
BANC MSS 98/52 c

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

AUDIO/VISUAL MATERIALS RESTRICTED. Requests for use of original must be approved by the appropriate curator. CU-BANC
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Related Item:

Nation at risk : United States. : National Commission on Excellence in Education.
http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p8w