Research material about John W. McCormack, 1901-1992 (bulk, 1984-1988).
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While a fellow at the University of Massachusetts at Boston's McCormack Institute of Public Affairs, Paul M. Wright conducted research for a biography of John W. McCormack. From the description of Research material about John W. McCormack, 1901-1992 (bulk, 1984-1988). (University of Massachusetts at Boston). WorldCat record id: 52846865 ...
John William McCormack (December 21, 1891 – November 22, 1980) was an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. An attorney and a Democrat, McCormack served in the United States Army during World War I, and afterwards won terms in both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Massachusetts State Senate before winning election to the United States House of Representatives. He became the 45th Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1962. McCormack enjoyed a long House career (192...
Faculty governing bodies have played an important role at UMass/ Boston. The power of such elected, representative bodies has ranged from determining curriculum policies to supervising student activities to having a significant impact on the selection of administrators. The early faculty had a great deal of responsibility and authority, which lessened as the university gained an administrative structure and staff. Before the founding of the Student Senate, the governing body of the faculty had v...