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Association of Urban Universities Secretary-Treasurer's Records

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Identifier: WSR000494
Abstract The Association of Urban Universities was founded in 1914. The Association promoted the study of problems of particular interest to urban universities, including adult education, community service of an urban university, and university extension. Its principal activity was an annual Fall meeting. At these meetings, topics of particular concern to urban universities were discussed by the delegates and these discussions were published in the Proceedings following the meeting. The Association also...

College of the City of Detroit Office of the Dean Wilford L. Coffey Records

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Identifier: WSR000329
Abstract Frank Cody invited Wilford Coffey to become the Dean of the College of the City of Detroit in February 1928. During these years, CCD consolidated with Detroit Teachers College, cooperated more closely with the College of Medicine, and the Detroit Law School. He oversaw the launch of both the new Nursing School and Graduate School.

Wayne State University Academic Administration Vice President Winfred A. Harbison Records

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Identifier: WSR000118
Abstract Vice President Harbison was responsible for development, coordination and review of instructional services in the university, as well as the coordination of educational policies and programs. He chaired the University Council, administering the Student Personnel Services and Administration and Records Departments, as well as administering the employment of professional personnel at the university. The records chronicle matters presented to the Board of Governors for information or action,...

Wayne State University Office of the President Clarence B. Hilberry Records

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Identifier: WSR000001
Abstract Files for Hilberry’s tenure as Wayne President as well as some files from his position as Dean of Administration. Served as President from July 1, 1953 until retirement on July 1, 1965.

Hilberry began in 1930 at Wayne as an instructor in the English Department. In 1939, he became head of the English Department. In 1945, he was appointed Dean of Administration of the University, serving in that position until he was appointed to university president.

Wayne State University Office of the President William Rea Keast Records

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Identifier: WSR001883
Abstract President Keast began as president on July 1, 1965. He successfully dealt with a very difficult social and urban period in the city and nation’s history. He expanded the Medical School, and the other professional schools during his term, as well as the graduate and research programs. He resigned in June 1971.

Wayne University Office of the President David D. Henry Records

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Identifier: WSR000001H
Abstract David D. Henry accepted a position as Professor of English at Wayne in 1935. From 1936-1939, he served as Assistant Executive Vice-President and was appointed Executive Vice-President when Charles Spain retired from the position in 1939. In 1945, he was selected as President of Wayne University. As president he oversaw the physical and educational growth of Wayne. During his tenure, State, Science and Engineering halls were built, two libraries and a student center. Land was acquired to build...

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