Gullen, George E., Jr.
- Existence: 1915 - 1982
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Olga Frances (Gorup) Dworkin (1925-2015) was a Wayne State alumna (BA, Education, 1946) who was active in her sorority (Alpha Theta Sigma), Wayne State University’s (WSU) Alumni Association, the Wayne State Fund, where after her tenure as President (1968-1969), she became Chairwoman of the WSU Campus Beautification Committee for seventeen years. Dworkin was a member and President of the Understudies, and helped spearhead Detroit Receiving Hospital’s Art Project in 1983.
Dates: 1944 - 1986
Abstract The Wayne State University Centennial Commission was founded in 1964 to coordinate the events of the academic year 1967-1968, during which Wayne State University celebrated the hundredth anniversary of its founding. The co-chairs of the Centennial Commission were Vice President for University Relations George E. Gullen, Jr., and Professor of History Raymond C. Miller.
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Abstract The Wayne State University Department of Marketing and Communications (formerly known as the Wayne State University Office of Public Relations) functions as the primary liaison between the university and the news media and is concerned with maintaining the school’s positive image. This collection consists of materials produced between 1961-2000 and includes press releases; clippings and reports on press coverage relating to WSU; biographic files on the University's presidents and other...
Dates: 1961 - 2002; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1997
Abstract George E. Gullen Jr., was the sixth president of Wayne State University. An alumnus, he first joined the university in an official capacity as Vice President of university relations in 1966 after serving ten years as a Vice President of American Motors Corporation. In 1971, he was named acting president and was fully appointed as president in 1972, a title he kept until 1978.During Gullen’s presidency, many improvements were made both academically and physically to...
Dates: 1960 - 1974
Wayne State University Office of the Vice President for University Relations George E. Gullen Records
Abstract George E. Gullen, an alumnus of Wayne State University, served for ten years as the Vice President of American Motors Corporation. Gullen rejoined Wayne State University in 1966 when he was appointed Vice President of University Relations, during which William R. Keast was the president of the university. Gullen later served as the acting president of the university, and he was officially appointed president in 1972, a title he kept until 1978. Both Keast and Gullen served on the administration...
Dates: 1963 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1971
Abstract In an attempt to provide a comprehensive picture of the views and accomplishments of past Wayne State University presidents and their administrations, and to supplement the written records already held in the University Archives, Philip P. Mason, Distinguished Professor of History at Wayne State University, conducted a series of interviews between 1997 and 2000 with past Wayne State University presidents and notable faculty members who served with them. Dr. Mason interviewed the following...
Dates: 1997 - 2000