A. Kenneth Pye papers, 1947-1995.


A. Kenneth Pye papers, 1947-1995.

This collection contains papers from A. Kenneth Pye: law professor, chancellor of Duke University, and ninth president of Southern Methodist University from 1987 to 1994. The papers cover Pye's career comprehensively, with speeches, articles, exams and other course materials from his time as a law professor and university administrator in addition to SMU-related material: reports, memoranda to the faculty and university community, speeches, press releases, and news clippings. Some biographical and personal material is also included.

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Southern Methodist University.

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Shared governance had a short life at SMU. The concept was popular from initial research forays into its feasibility for the university in the 1960s until the death of the University Assembly in 1975. The University Assembly grew increasingly unpopular with the SMU faculty over time. From the guide to the University Assembly of Southern Methodist University records SMU 2010. 0421., 1968-1975, (Southern Methodist University Archives, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University) ...

Duke University

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Pye, A. Kenneth

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August Kenneth Pye (1931-1994) was twice Chancellor of Duke University (1970-1971 and 1976-1982). In addition to the chancellorship, he was Dean of the School of Law (1968-1970), University Counsel (1971-1974), Acting Dean of the School of Law (1973), Dean of the School of Law (1973-1977), Director of the Center for International Studies (1982-1984), and Samuel Fox Mordecai Professor of Law (1982-1987). From the description of A. Kenneth Pye, Chancellor, records and papers, 1960-1983...